Tourist arrivals in March rose by 9.8% year on year reaching 202,256, marking an annual increase for the second consecutive month.

According to data released on Wednesday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat), for the period of January – March 2024, arrivals of tourists totalled 415,251 compared to 393,893 in the corresponding period of 2023, recording an increase of 5.4%.

Arrivals from the United Kingdom were the main source of tourism for March 2024, with a share of 31.8% of total arrivals 64,414 persons, followed by Poland with 10.4% (21,054), Germany with 9.8% (19.732), Greece with 9.1% (18,361) and Israel with 8.2% (16,620).

Cypriot travel abroad up by 12.5% in March

Furthermore, according to Cystat, a total number of 128,085 residents of Cyprus returned from a trip abroad in March 2024 compared to 113,805 in the corresponding month last year, recording an increase of 12.5%.

The main countries from which residents of Cyprus returned in March 2024 were Greece with a share of 32.8% (42,046), the United Kingdom with 12.8% (16,366) and Italy with 5.4% (6,916).

One Response to Tourist arrivals in Cyprus rise by an annual 10% in March


    Maybe the Cypriots can start appreciating us Charlie’s a bit more. Sick to death of being so badly by the locals

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