Tourist arrivals show significant increase

The number of tourist arrivals in April 2022 recorded a significant increase compared to the same month last year.

According to the Statistical Service of Cyprus, the arrivals of tourists reached 289.335 in April 2022 compared to 38.226 arrivals that were recorded in April 2021.

For the period of January – April 2022, arrivals of tourists totaled 534.040 compared to 55.973 in the corresponding period of 2021, 246.556 during the period of January – April 2020, and to 686.783 arrivals during the period of January – April 2019.

Arrivals from the United Kingdom were the main source of tourism for April 2022, with a share of 40,1% (116.074) of total arrivals, followed by Germany with 8,3% (23.966), Israel with 7,7% (22.402), Greece with 6,0% (17.347) and Poland with 5,2% (15.137).

For a percentage of 80,2% of tourists, the purpose of their trip in April 2022 was holidays, for 14,6% visit to friends and relatives and for 5,2% business. Respectively, in April 2021, 61,7% of tourists visited Cyprus for holidays, 21,3% visited friends or relatives and 16,9% visited Cyprus for business reasons.




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