Meet TExTOUR: Marinos Ioannides

Published on 10 Jan 2023

The series of Meet TExTOUR interviews has a new episode. Marinos Ioannides from Cyprus University of Technology explains the unique heritage of the village of Fikardou and the importance of developing a cultural tourism strategy for the area.

Have you ever heard about the abandoned village of Fikardou? It is a village in the mountain of Cyprus, and it is also one of the pilot sites of TExTOUR project, together with the Lebanese village of Anfeh.

Marinos Ioannides from the Cyprus University of Technology talks about the importance of sustainable tourism development in the Fikardou area. Even if the village is abandoned, its traditions and culture are still there and are a valuable treasure that must be preserved for future generations.

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