Ar­rivals up from UK, Ger­many, Is­rael

Financial Mirror (Cyprus) - - FRONT PAGE -

Tourist ar­rivals from Bri­tain, Ger­many and Is­rael were sig­nif­i­cantly up in the first five months of the year, ac­cord­ing to the Cyprus Tourism Or­gan­i­sa­tion, with the drop in ar­rivals from Rus­sia, the sec­ond largest tourist mar­ket, ex­pected to be lim­ited to 25% for the year. Five month fig­ures show that tourist ar­rivals from Rus­sia are down by 18.4%.

Ar­rivals from the UK in Jan­uary-May were up by 39,140, or by 16.4% com­pared to the year-ear­lier pe­riod.

Tourists from Ger­many were up by 26.5% or 7,641, while the Is­raeli mar­ket recorded a 58.1% in­crease with 9,189 more ar­rivals than in 2014.

Tourist ar­rivals from France and Hol­land are also up by 44.7% and 40.7%, re­spec­tively. The Aus­trian mar­ket has also recorded an in­crease of 76.1%.

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