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June Tourist Arrivals Rise By 102.2 Percent

June Tourist Arrivals Rise By 102.2 Percent

The arrivals of tourists reached 372,324 in June 2022 compared to 184.159 in June 2021, recording an increase of 102.2%, according to data published by the Statistical Service of Cyprus on Monday.

For the period of January – June 2022, arrivals of tourists totalled 1,221,382 compared to 340,984 in the corresponding period of 2021, 255,675 in the period of January – June 2020 and 1,631,023 arrivals in the period of January – June 2019.

Analysis of countries

Arrivals from the United Kingdom were the main source of tourism for June 2022, with a share of 41.8% (155,703) of total arrivals, followed by Israel with 7.3% (27,288), Poland with 5.8% (21,445), Germany with 5.6% (20,906), Sweden with 5.0% (18,478) and Greece with 3.9% (14,435).

Purpose of visit

For a percentage of 82.0% of tourists, the purpose of their trip in June 2022 was holidays, for 10.9% visit to friends and relatives and for 7.0% business. Respectively, in June 2021, 82.8% of tourists visited Cyprus for holidays, 10.9% visited friends or relatives and 6.3% visited Cyprus for business reasons.


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