Tourist arrivals up 25% in February, Cystat says

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Tourist arrivals up 25% in February, Cystat says
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By Stelios Orphanides

Tourist arrivals rose 25 per cent in February to 65,998 compared to the respective month of 2016, with all major markets performing strongly, the statistical service said.

The increase in tourist arrivals last month was mainly on the almost doubling of arrivals from Russia to 14,441, Cyprus’s second largest market of incoming tourism, compared to 7,358 in February 2016 and 3,659 in February 2015, Cystat said in a statement on its website on Friday. Arrivals from the UK, traditionally Cyprus’s most significant source of visitors, rose 24 per cent to 27,528.


Tourist arrivals up 25% in February, Cystat says

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