Cyprus reveals record arrival figures for first half of 2018

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation has announced that tourist arrivals for the first six months of 2018 have outnumbered the total number arrivals ever recorded for a January - June period.

Cyprus’ global tourist arrivals from January to June reached 1,645,149 - a 12.4% increase on the same period in 2017 - and of these, there were 560,840 UK arrivals representing a 9.7% increase.

These strong figures have been attributed, in part, due to the tourism organisation’s promotion of its winter sun offering with February and March global visitor figures up 23.4% and 36.4% respectively. Moreover, June saw the highest volume of tourists ever recorded in Cyprus for that specific month.

Christos Moustras, marketing director for the tourism organisation, said: “We’re delighted to see Cyprus continuing to perform well through the winter and are proud of achieving a record breaking January to June period.”

For more information go to visitcyprus.com


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