Cyprus celebrates ‘best ever’ August for tourism
Great news for property investors in Cyprus!
CYPRUS recorded its highest ever number for August tourism arrivals this year when the figure jumped nearly 17 percent to reach more than 458,000 visitors during peak season.
August 2016 marked a 16.9 percent increase in tourism arrivals compared to the same month last year.
Only July saw more tourists for a single month, recording a record 482,000 arrivals.
Increases were also recorded from other important tourist markets, such as Israel (61.0%), Sweden (8.9%), Lebanon (22.8%) and Greece (16.8%).
However tourist arrivals from Germany fell by 6.1%.
The UK and Russia were the main sources of tourists for Cyprus, with of 37.6% and 26.8% of the market share respectively, while arrivals from Israel reached 5.9% and from Sweden 3.8% of total arrivals.
Courtesy of Sunshine Radio