Tourist arrivals up despite the British
First Published:  13/12/2010 12:59:48
Last Updated:  14/12/2010 07:43:29



On the basis of the results of the Passengers Survey, arrivals of tourists reached 92.643 in November 2010 compared to 89.670 in November 2009, recording an increase of 3,3%, despite the significant shrinkage in the flow of tourists from the United Kingdom.

An increase of 10,6% was recorded in tourist arrivals from Germany (from 13.535 in November 2009 to 14.976 in November 2010) and 26,4% increase from Russia (from 4.872 to 6.157 this year).

On the other hand a decrease of 16,2% was recorded in tourist arrivals from the United Kingdom (30.327 in November 2010 compared to 36.187 in November 2009) and 4,7% decrease from Greece (9.835 compared to 10.317 last year).

For the period January – November 2010 arrivals of tourists totalled 2.111.798 compared to 2.074.992 in the corresponding period of 2009, recording an increase of 1,8%.

Source: http://www.stockwatch.com.cy