In order to overcome the stagnation often encountered in Nicosia during the summer months, a concerted effort by the state and local authorities is required as well as the rebranding of Nicosia in general.
Speaking to Cyprus Weekly, President of the Nicosia Tourism Board (NTB) Elena Tanou believes the capital needs to spruce itself up.
“There is a lack of structured design, it’s a bit of a jumble,” she said but was quick to point out that things are moving in the right direction.
“With the new Eleftheria Square and in conjunction with Laiki Yitonia and the old town, as well as the development of the old GSP stadium, we will have a line of interest stretching from the Presidential Palace to the heart of Nicosia, but it needs to be completed,” she added.
Add to this the planned construction of the new archaeological museum in the grounds of the old Nicosia General Hospital which, with the existing museum, will form a museum network,...