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Tourists staying away .....why?

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Tourists staying away .....why?

Well, if the lack of posts on here in recent months is anything to judge by there will be hardly any tourism to TRNC this year. The "crunch" obviously played a part but i suspect the commercialisation has been an equally disasterous aspect. Prices in restaurants ( and disappearance of many places ) probably also a factor. Any further comments from those who have loved North Cyprus from when it was a real gem amongst other tacky destinations in the Med region?

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I think the credit crunch has inevitably affected Northern Cyprus as it has other popular holiday destinations.Also the higher prices and lower standards of food and service at some places that we experienced last year will also have played a part.

I think lots of first time visitors are in no hurry to return.but old diehard visitors like my hubby and I find ourselves going back time and again.Mainly I think because for us it is a truly relaxing Holiday.We have been there and done it all as far as sightseeing and trying different restaurants is concerned.We go on other Holidays throughout the year.but for a complete rest and relaxation we find we cant beat it.

The fact we always stay at Almond Village may have a lot to do with it as our every whim is well catered for by Ali and his wonderful Family.Also we have made lots of friends there over the years we have been going and its always a pleasure to meet up with them again.

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I think the same goes for the south though - old diehards (like myself) return but from reports coming back first timers and families find it too expensive (its the air fares which are the killer blow). All inclusive is slowly but surely taking over and this will be the kiss of death for local restaurants and shops. Tourism in the south has been hard hit this year - in May Pernera was like a ghost town.

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