Despite drop in arrivals from UK, total number of tourists visiting Cyprus is increased in January 2015 compare to the same month last year. The reason behind the increase is the increase in arrivals from Germany and Israel. Number of Tourist arrivals in Cyprus is increased by 2.8 percent in January 2015.
The Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus reported that tourist arrivals from Israel grew by 65.8%, from 1,653 in January 2014 to 2,741 in January 2015.
German tourists arriving in Cyprus rose by 50%, from 1,152 to 1,728 and arrivals from the UK decreased by 5.6%, from 13,063 in January 2014 to 12,334 in January 2015.
Declining numbers were also recorded in arrivals from Greece, by 5.7% and Russia by 0.8%.