Revenue from tourism rises in February

Revenue from tourism rose to Euros 52,7 mn in February 2018 compared to Euros 46,6 mn in the corresponding month of the previous year, recording a significant increase of 13.1%, on the basis of the results of the Passenger Survey, published by the Statistical Service on Friday.

For the period of January � February 2018 revenue from tourism increased to Euros 91,1 mn compared to Euros 82,0 mn in the same period last year, recording an increase of 11.1%.

Cystat said that expenditure per person in February 2018 was down to Euros 519,43 compared to Euros 566,79 in the corresponding month of the previous year, a decrease of 8.4%.

The expenditure per person/per day for February 2018 compared to February 2017 also decreased by 15.4%.

An increase of 8.3% was recorded in the average length of stay, from 8.4 days in February 2017 to 9.1 days in February 2018.

The expenditure per person between January � February 2018 presented a drop of 9.2%, to Euros 513,89 from Euros 566,22 in the corresponding period of the previous year.

The expenditure per person/per day in the first two months of the year also decreased by 12.2%, to Euros 56,47 from Euros 64,34 in the same period last year.

Source: Cyprus News Agency