Cyprus Mail

Revenue from tourism up 12% to €2.6bn record

Revenue from tourism rose last year 12 per cent to €2.6bn to an all-time high, aided by a 15 per cent 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 per cent to €55.8m which is again an all-time high, versus an increase in arrival of 13 per cent, Cystat said in a statement on its website on Monday.

Last year, the average spending per tourist fell 2.6 per cent to €722.62 compared to 2016, Cystat said. Average spending per person per day also fell 2.6 per cent to €76.07.

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