Tourist Arrivals set to Increase in 2017
A 3.6% increase in tourism is expected for 2017 as scheduled flights to the island have shown according to Hermes Airports.
The increase of arrivals from some destinations is significant with an expected 8% increase from the UK – which is Cyprus’ largest market, 70% from Germany and 18% from Israel.
Arrivals from Russia are expected to remain on par with 2016 while a slight dip is expected in arrivals from Greece.
2016 was a record year for Cyprus with the island’s airports handling 8.97 million passengers an increase of 18% or 1.36 million passengers compared to 2015.