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Cystat: Tourist Arrivals Increase By 24.6% in February

Cystat: Tourist Arrivals Increase By 24.6% in February

On the basis of the results of the Passengers Survey, arrivals of tourists reached 82,209 in February 2017 compared to 65,988 in February 2016, recording an increase of 24.6%, according to the Statistical Service of Cyprus.

 

For the period of January – February 2017 arrivals of tourists totaled 144,820 compared to 114,596 in the corresponding period of 2016, recording an increase of 26.4%.

 

Tourist arrivals from the United Kingdom increased by 24.1% in February 2017 compared to February 2016 while an increase of 96,3% was recorded for tourists from Russia. Increases were also recorded from other important tourist markets, such as Greece (23.7%), Israel (38.1%) and France (43.7%). Contrary to that, a decrease of 5.1% in tourist arrivals from Germany was recorded. Percentage changes from one year to the next for the main countries of usual residence of tourists.

 

 

Main countries

 

The United Kingdom and Russia constitute the main sources of tourism for Cyprus for February 2017, with proportions of 33,5% and 17,6% respectively, while arrivals from Greece comprise 13,2% and from Israel 6,8% of total arrivals.

                                                                                                               

 

Characteristics of tourists

 

For a percentage of 57,1% of tourists, the purpose of their trip in  February 2017 was holidays, for 23,1% visit to friends and relatives and for 19,6% business.

 

Men comprise 51,1% of tourists and women 48,9%,  whilst most of the tourists belonged to the age group of 20-44 years.

 

 

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