According to the Law, the objective of setting up the Deputy Ministry of Tourism is to establish a strategic and supervisory authority with powers to develop a national strategy for tourism, promotion and projection of Cyprus as a tourist destination, as well as implementation of tourism legislation with the following, among other, main responsibilities:
- Establishment, coordination and implementation of an integrated National Tourism Strategy using the necessary horizontal policies.
- Support investment in Tourism.
- Promotion of tourist awareness, education and training.
- Implementation of tourism legislation and supervision of the tourism sector.