Both the Large Developments Association and the Paphos Chamber of Commerce and Industry expect the Deputy Ministry of Tourism to present the findings of the feasibility study prepared by consultants for the construction and operation of the Paphos Marina and Cruise Ship Reception Center as soon as possible, according to the President of the Association major developments and KEBE Vice President Andreas Dimitriadis.
In his statements to KYPE, Mr. Dimitriadis said that in this regard, the Paphos Chamber has already made representations to the Deputy Ministry in order to expedite the presentation in order to facilitate a speedy decision on the announcement of an international proposal for the construction of a marina and possibly a cruise ship reception center.
Mr. Dimitriadis noted that the construction of the marina represents a major infrastructure for Paphos and according to the study, it is expected to have a capacity of around 1,000 berths and commercial facilities such as restaurants, shops, sports centers, gyms, homes culture, housing estates, and other support services.
He also added that the consequences of the construction and operation of the marina will be numerous and significant multiplier benefits are expected, the development of nautical tourism, as well as the modernization of the tourism product not only of Paphos, but also of Cyprus, as well as attracting nautical tourism and investors and promoting the area to the pole of attraction.
Mr. Dimitriadis added that the implications of the marina would be very important for the economic development of Paphos and beyond, he concluded.