Increase 11,4% in tourist arrivals
 
On the basis of the results of the Passengers Survey, arrivals of tourists reached 180.998 in April 2014 compared to 162.439 in April 2013,recording an increase of 11,4%.
An increase of 18,9% was recorded in tourist arrivals from the United Kingdom (from 61.888 in April 2013 to 73.556 in April 2014), 13,7% increase from Russia (from 28.531 to 32.430), 1,7% increase from Germany (from 10.291 to 10.465) and 22,7% increase from Greece (from 8.456 to 10.374 this year). However, a decrease of 35,1% in tourist arrivals was recorded from Sweden (6.382 in April 2014compared to 9.833 in April 2013).
For the period January–April 2014 arrivals of tourists totaled 344.435 compared to 339.672 in the corresponding period of 2013, recording an increase of 1,4%.
 
(Source: CYSTAT)
20 May 2014