Published On: Mon, Oct 19th, 2015

Cyprus: Record tourist arrivals in September

tourist_flows-y1The arrivals of tourists in Cyprus recorded an increase of 14.0%, reaching 360,899 in September 2015 compared to 316,602 in September 2014, according to the Statistical Service.

For the period January-September 2015, arrivals of tourists totalled 2,203,599 compared to 2,051,483 in the corresponding period of 2014, recording an increase of 7.4%.

On the basis of the results of the Passengers Survey, an increase of 32.0% was recorded in tourist arrivals from the United Kingdom from 109,951 in September 2014 to 145,166 in September 2015, 99.9% increase from Israel from 7,383 to 14,756, 34.7% increase from Germany from 9,534 to 12,840, and 27.9% increase from Greece from 9,382 to 12,001 this year.

On the other hand, a decrease of 17.0% was recorded in tourist arrivals from Russia with 75,391 in September 2015 compared to 90,866 in September 2014, and 5.9% decrease from Sweden with 15,951 compared to 16,947 last year.