Revenue from tourism rose in 2017 by 12% to €2.6bn to an all-time high, aided by a 15% increase in arrivals to 3.7m, which was also a new record, the statistical service said.
In December alone, revenue from tourism rose an annual 9.6% to €55.8m which is again an all-time high, versus an increase in arrival of 13%, Cystat said in a statement on its website on Monday.
Last year, the average spending per tourist fell 2.6% to €722.62 compared to 2016, Cystat said. Average spending per person per day also fell 2.6% to €76.07.
Source: Cyprus Mail