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    02 February 2018

    Revenue from tourism up 6.8% in November 2017

    Revenue from tourism up 6.8% in November 2017

    Revenue from tourism rose in November 2017 by 6.8% to €89.5m compared to the respective month of 2016, against an increase in arrivals of 16%, the statistical service said.

    In the first 11 months of 2017, tourist spending in Cyprus rose 12% compared to January to November of 2016, Cystat said in a statement on its website recently. In January to November last year, arrivals rose 15%.

    During their stay in November, which tourists extended on average by 0.2 days to 9.7, they spent on average €618.67, 8.3% less compared to November 2016, Cystat said in a separate statement.

    Visitors form the UK, Cyprus’ largest source of incoming tourism, reduced their average stay by 0.7 days to 11.4 and their budgets 23% to €645.98, Cystat said. Those from Russia, the second largest market, reduced their spending 8.4% to €637.51 and extended their stay by 0.9 days to 9.6.

    Source: Cyprus Mail

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