February tourist arrivals from UK and Greece up, reports CyStat

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CyStat – the Republic’s Statistical Service – has announced that tourist arrivals in February reached 50,709 compared to 45,227 in February 2014, recording an increase of 12.1 per cent.

 

An increase of 7.2 per cent was recorded in tourist arrivals from the UK (from 16,172 in February 2014 to 17,329 in February 2015) and a 20.1 per cent increase from Greece (from 6,254 to 7,510 this year).

 

On the other hand a decrease of 10.4 per cent was recorded in tourist arrivals from Russia (3,659 in February 2015 compared to 4,084 in February 2014).

 

For the period January to February 2015 tourist arrivals totalled 92,508 compared to 85,903 in the corresponding period of 2014, recording an increase of 7.7 per cent.