Revenue from tourism up by 6% in October 2018

Revenue from tourism reached Euros 293,8 mn in October 2018 compared to Euros 277,1 mn in the corresponding month of the previous year, recording an increase of 6,0%, according to the results of the Passenger Survey, published on Monday by the Statistical Service.

Between January � October 2018 revenue from tourism stood at Euros 2.562,3 mn compared with Euros 2.493,8 mn in the corresponding period of 2017, recording an increase of 2,7%, said Cystat.

Expenditure per person reached Euros 677,60 in October from Euros 681,05 in the corresponding month of the previous year, a decrease of 0,5%. Expenditure per person/per day in the tenth month of 2018 compared to the same month of 2017 recorded increased by 4,0% (from Euros 73,23 to Euros 76,13). The average length of stay was decreased by 4,3%, from 9,3 days in October 2017 to 8,9 days in October 2018.

Expenditure per person in from January to October 2018 reached Euros 697,54 compared to Euros 731,63 in the corresponding period of the previous year, recording a decrease of 4,7%.

Expenditure per person/per day in the first ten months of 2018 was down by 1,5%, compared to the same period of 2017, from Euros 77,01 to Euros 75,82.

Source: Cyprus News Agency