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18.05.2017 - 05: 20

Record growth of tourism in Cyprus

April 2017 year was another record month for the Cyprus tourism sector. According to the Statistical Service of Cyprus, tourist arrivals reached in April 286 331 people. That 26,9% higher than a year earlier (225 575 pers.). This is the highest figure for the month in history.

In just the first four months of the year 2017 572 024 Cyprus was visited by tourist - in the 19,9% year-on-year (last year this figure amounted to 477 183 pers.). It is also a historical record for the country.

In particular, the number of British tourists increased by 2017%, Russian in April 16,3 year - 21,8%. A similar pattern of growth observed in other important markets of Cyprus - the German (+ 156,6%) and Israel (+ 77%). At the same time Greece came to 2,5% less guests.

The main markets for the Cyprus tourism remain the United Kingdom and Russia, which in April had 37,1% and 16,4% of all visitors, respectively. Germany's share of 8,3%, Israel - 7,5%.

Among the tourists most - women (55,3%). In this case the lion's share of visiting Cyprus - people aged 20 to 44 years.

A source: Successful business

Tags: Cyprus Tourism, Economics, Statistics