2016 best year ever for Cyprus tourism, CTO says

This year will be the best year as regards tourist arrivals and revenue from tourism in the history of Cyprus, Acting Director General of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) Annita Demetriadou has stressed.

Speaking at a press conference on the occasion of the World Tourism Day, celebrated every year on the 27th of September, she said that according to CTOs estimations, 2016 will be the year during which more than three million tourists will have visited the island, while revenue from tourism is also expected to increase by more than 13,7% compared to last year, surpassing 2,3 billion euro.

“I would like to underline that all months in 2016, for which we have statistical data, have shown an increase, and the eight months (January – August) were the best eight months ever recorded as regards tourist arrivals”, she pointed out.

Source: Cyprus News Agency.