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Timeshare touts are back in Paphos

Despite the police have made some efforts to clear the streets of touts plus endless meetings with government departments, timeshare touts in Paphos are continuing to hassle tourists.

Police in move to get touts out of Paphos

In an attempt to clear Paphos of timeshare touts and others who accost and worry tourists, the police have set up telephone hotlines where the public can report nuisances anonymously.

EU Timeshare Directive comes into force

The new Timeshare Directive came into force across Europe yesterday designed to improve consumer protection and ensure a level playing field across Europe’s timeshare market.

Paphos timeshare touts get violent

More than 18 months ago the Cypriot authorities were reported to be cracking down on timeshare touts operating in Paphos. But it seems they have made little headway as instances of violence are now being reported.

Paphos timeshare companies desperate to clean up image

Brendan Surgenor plans to clean up the mess, bring down the numbers of representatives on the streets, and legalise the touts to a specified number per company. There are many dotted around Paphos; it’s not just on the seafront and in the market

Paphos timeshare touts out of control

Aggressive timeshare touts in Paphos are hassling guests inside top-class hotels along the seafront in a desperate attempt to drum up new business.

New EU rules agreed for timeshare property

THE timeshare holiday rights of some 1.5 million European families will soon be better protected, as MEPs in Strasbourg are expected to endorse a compromise reached between Parliament and Council on the new Timeshare Directive. The directive seeks to enhance consumer confidence and legal clarity, which are essential to the growth of this sector, via […]

Crackdown on timeshare touts

Authorities appear determined to crack down on Cyprus property timeshare touts, in a bid to stamp out the soliciting of customers, which is believed to have an adverse impact on tourism. On Sunday alone, 16 touts were reported in Paphos, as part of a police campaign to discourage the practice. A number of plain-clothes and […]

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