Tourist arrivals up by 5 point 9 percent

Tourist arrivals up by 5.9%

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus have reached 373.086 in August 2014 compared to 352.215 in August 2013, recording an increase of 5.9%, according to data released Monday by the Statistical Service.

On the basis of the results of the Passengers Survey, an increase of 6.5% was recorded in tourist arrivals from the United Kingdom (from 127.118 in August 2013 to 135.424 in August 2014), 11.6% increase from Russia (from 99.215 to 110.725) and 61.7% increase from Israel (from 8.164 to 13.201 this year).

However, a decrease of 9.7% in tourist arrivals was recorded from Sweden (16.642 in August 2014 compared to 18.436 in August 2013), 3.9% decrease from Germany (8.356 compared to 8.693), 14.5% decrease from Norway (7.592 compared to 8.876) and 18.2% decrease from Greece (7.472 compared to 9.129 last year).

For the period January – August 2014 arrivals of tourists totalled 1.734.880 compared to 1.637.792 in the corresponding period of 2013, recording an increase of 5.9%.


Source: Financialmirror

Published on 16 September, 2014

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