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Cyprus Tourist Arrivals for August Show Increase

The arrivals of tourists reached 451.133 in August of this year compared to 321.858 in August 2021, recording an increase of 40.2 percent.

For the period of January – August, arrivals of tourists totalled 2.127.172 compared to 960.150 in the corresponding period of 2021, 424.850 in the period of January – August 2020 and 2.735.839 arrivals in the period of January – August 2019.

Arrivals from the UK were the main source of tourism for August, with a share of 41,2 percent (186.002) of total arrivals, followed by Israel with 9,6 percent (43.326), Poland with 5,2 percent (23.557), Germany with 4,7 percent (21.306), Sweden with 4,2 percent (18.759), Greece with 3,1 percent (13.991) and France with 3 percent (13.365).

For a 85,5 percent of tourists, the purpose of their trip in August was holidays, for 12,4 percent visiting friends and relatives, and for 2,1 percent for business reasons.