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Cyprus moves to revive tourism in mountain villages

Tourism is booming in Cyprus, despite the island suffering a damaging financial crisis five years ago. But not all areas are reaping the rewards of those seeking sunnier shores.

Tourism is booming in Cyprus, despite the island suffering a damaging financial crisis five years ago. But not all areas are reaping the rewards of those seeking sunnier shores.

Now, the Cypriot government is launching an initiative to revive tourist villages in the mountains.

Al Jazeera’s Sami Zeidan reports from Kakopetria, Cyprus.