Cyprus arrivals break the June record
Bailed-out Cyprus, seen as a safe destination in a region dogged by terror attacks, set a record for the number of tourist arrivals during the month of June, officials said yesterday. With the Mediterranean holiday island’s economy on an upward curve, state-run Cyprus Tourism Organization said that 413,114 tourists arrived last month. “It is the best June in terms of arrivals in the history of Cyprus tourism. Moreover, these are the second best monthly figures ever after July 2015 (with
Tourism benefit. The last-minute bookings that Turkey will be missing out on after the recent unrest will be distributed among Greece, Spain and other safe destinations, said Andreas Andreadis, the Association of Hellenic Tourism Enterprises (SETE) head. Cruise liners are also rerouting from Turkey to Greece and other countries.