Record Breaking June for Tourists
This past June broke the record in terms of arrivals for Cyprus tourism, being the second best month of all time, and the best June of all time.
According to data by the Cyprus Statistical Service, June 2016 arrivals increased by 22.6% compared to June 2015 arrivals, reaching 413,114.
During June 2016, impressive increases were recorded by the markets of the United Kingdom (21.1%), Russia (41.6%), along with other significant markets such as Israel (59%), Greece (29.7%) and Ukraine (40.5%).
Record numbers were recorded for the period of January-June 2016, with total arrivals reaching 1,255,240, an increase of 21.2% compared to arrivals for the same period in 2015. It is the highest number of arrivals recorded for the first half of a year in the history of Cyprus tourism.
It is also the first time that Q2 arrivals surpassed 1 million.