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Financial Mirror (Cyprus) - - FRONT PAGE -

Rev­enue from tourism reached EUR 321.2 mln in July com­pared to 338.6 mln a year ear­lier, a drop of 5.1%, ac­cord­ing to the Sta­tis­ti­cal Ser­vice, de­spite a 5.7% in­crease in ar­rival num­bers. This was the first drop in rev­enue from tourism since last March, when it had dropped by 14.3% on a yearly ba­sis.

On the other hand, the Pas­sen­ger Survey for Jan­uary-July saw rev­enue from tourism rise to EUR 1,099.9 mln com­pared to 1,036.2 mln in the same pe­riod of 2013, an in­crease of 6.1%.

The av­er­age stay of tourists in July in­creased to 10.7 days, com­pared to 10.5 days in July 2013. The long­est stay­ing tourists in July were those from the USA with 14.1 days, fol­lowed by the Ir­ish with 13.5 days and the U.K. with 11.2 days. To­tal per capita spend­ing dropped to EUR 841.00 com­pared to 936.80 in July 2013, while daily spend­ing dropped to EUR 78.30 from 89.40.

The high­est per capita spend­ing was recorded by tourists from France with EUR 1,000.70, fol­lowed by the Swiss with 940.10 and the Rus­sians with 934.40.

The low­est per capita spend­ing was recorded by the Greeks with EUR 412.90, the Finns with 557.20 and the Is­raelis with 597.20. Fur­ther­more, the high­est daily spend­ing was recorded by tourists from Bel­gium with EUR 121.00, the Swiss with 106.20 and the Dutch with 101.40, while the low­est was recorded by the Greeks with EUR 38.90, the Americans with 54.70 and the Ir­ish with 66.70.

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