Revenue from tourism was up 141 per cent between January and July of 2022 compared to last year, totaling €1.217bn, according to the statistical service.
For July 2022 the revenues reached €381m compared to last year’s €245m, an increase of 55 per cent.
The service on Thursday detailed that this year’s January-July period reached 85 per cent of that compared to Cyprus’ record year in 2019. It also said that the revenue from the first seven months of 2022 have already reached 80 per cent of that recorded in 2021.
Elsewhere, from January-July 2022 there were 1.7 million tourist arrivals compared to the 640,000 during the same period in 2021.