Historic number of tourist arrivals in 2018 with 3.93m visitors
A historic high of just under four million tourists visited Cyprus in 2018, which was a 7.8 per cent increase compared with 2017, date from the statistical service (Cystat) showed on Thursday.
Between January and December 2018, a total of 3,938,625 tourists chose Cyprus as their destination, compared to the 3,652,073 tourists who visited in the corresponding period in 2017.
The 2018 figures for tourist arrivals were the highest ever recorded in a period of one year, Cystat said.
The figures for December 2018 were also record-breaking for the month. A total of 106,563 tourists arrived in Cyprus in December 2018, marking a 7.8 per cent increase compared with the corresponding period of the year before which saw a total of 98,924.