Tourist Arrivals Increase by 9.9% in December 2018
The arrivals of travelers in December 2018 reached 234,214 compared to 213,082 in December 2017, recording an increase of 9.9%. The increase is mainly attributed to the arrivals of tourists (7.7%) and to the return of the residents of Cyprus (10.2%). An increase in the arrivals of travelers (3.3%) was also recorded in November 2018 when travelers reached 261,765, according to official data released by the Statistical Service of Cyprus.
Concerning the departures of travelers, an increase of 12.0% was recorded in December 2018 as compared to the corresponding month of the previous year.