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Tourist Arrivals in June 2021 Record Annual Increase

Tourist Arrivals in June 2021 Record Annual Increase

A total of 184,159 tourist arrivals were recorded in June 2021, compared to 9,119 in June 2020, a period during which measures were implemented to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic(COVID-19) in Cyprus, according to the Statistical Service of Cyprus. 

To this end, there was an entry ban on several categories of persons, including tourists, up to 8/6/2020. Compared to June 2019 (509,662 arrivals were recorded), there was a decrease of 63,9%.

For the period of January-June 2021, tourist arrivals totalled 340,984 persons, compared to 255.675 in the corresponding period of 2020, recording an increase of 33,4%, and a decrease of 79,1% compared to the period of January-June 2019 (1,631,023 arrivals).

The main source of arrivals for June 2021 was from Russia, with a share of 45,8% (84,400), followed by Israel with 7,4% (13,553), Ukraine with 6,5% (11,991), Greece with 5,5% (10,209), Poland with 5,0% (9,260) and the United Kingdom with 4,2% (7,700).

82,8% of tourists travelled for holidays, 10,9% to visit friends and relatives and 6,3% for business. Respectively, in June 2020, 42,6% of tourists visited Cyprus for holidays, 28,0% visited friends or relatives and 29,4% visited Cyprus for business reasons.


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