Cyprus April Tourist Arrivals Climb 43% on More U.K. Visitors

 

Tourists arrivals to Cyprus in April rose 43 percent from a year earlier to 199,762, mainly on a rebound in arrivals from the U.K., the government’s Statistical Service said.

British tourists visiting Cyprus last month rose 29 percent to 80,998, the service said in a statement on its website today. January to April arrivals rose 18 percent to 405,463, mainly on a 61 percent increase in Russian visitors.

Tourism accounts directly and indirectly for about one fourth of the Cypriot economy.

Source: www.bloomberg.com

May 16, 2011