Tourist arrivals +14,4% on June 2017
On the basis of the results of the Passengers Survey, arrivals of tourists reached 472.450 in June 2017 compared to 413.114 in June 2016, recording an increase of 14,4%. June 2017 had the highest volume of tourist arrivals ever recorded in Cyprus during the specific month.
For the period of January – June 2017 arrivals of tourists totaled 1.463.206 compared to 1.255.240 in the corresponding period of 2016, recording an increase of 16,6% and outnumbering the total arrivals ever recorded in Cyprus during the first six months of the year.
The United Kingdom and Russia constitute the main sources of tourism for Cyprus for June 2017, with proportions of 31,9% and 27,5% respectively, while arrivals from Israel comprise 5,9% and from Sweden 4,5% of total arrivals.
For a percentage of 86,2% of tourists, the purpose of their trip in June 2017 was holidays, for 10,3% visit to friends and relatives and for 3,5% business.
For more information you can visit the Cyprus Statistical Service.