Cyprus records upswing in holidaymakers, increase in Israeli arrivals

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The arrivals of tourists to Cyprus reached 342.736 in April 2023 compared to 289.335 in April 2022, recording an increase of 18,5%.

For the period of January – April 2023, arrivals of tourists totaled 736.629 compared to 534.040 in the corresponding period of 2022, recording an increase of 37,9%.

Arrivals from the United Kingdom were the main source of tourism for April 2023, with a share of 36,3% (124.455) of total arrivals, followed by Israel with 9,9% (34.069), Poland and Germany with 6,7% (23.063 and 23.038 respectively) and Greece 6,2% (21.184).

A total number of 135.659 residents of Cyprus returned from a trip abroad in April 2023 compared to 81.062 in the corresponding month last year, recording an increase of 67,4%.

The main countries from which residents of Cyprus returned in April 2023 were Greece with a share of 34,0% (46.086), the United Kingdom with 8,5% (11.482), France with 4,2% (5.664), Italy with 3,7% (4.962) and Hungary with 3,6% (4.886).

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