In the first eleven months of 2019, people travelling to Cyprus increased by 3.8 per cent, the government statistics office said on Tuesday.
From January to November 2019 arrivals to Cyprus amounted to 5,503,315 compared to 5,301,583 in 2018 – an increase of 3.8 per cent.
In this period there was an increase of 0.9 per cent of tourists and 8.3 per cent of Cypriot residents returning to the island.
Travellers to Cyprus during November 2019 stood at 309,952 compared to 261,765 in 2018. The increase is due to both tourist arrivals (6.7 per cent) and Cypriot residents returning (14.7 per cent).
Arrival of travellers also rose 3.0 per cent in October 2019, reaching 582,861.