3.4% increase in tourist arrivals during July

Last month there was an increase in tourist arrivals by 3.4% summing up to a total of 371543 tourists coming for holidays in July 2012 compared to July 2011. Notably during this period 40% more Russians, 9.3% more Norwegians and 13.5% more Germans arrived compared to the same period last year while. At the same time there was a decrease of arrivals from UK by 9.1% and 5.1% decrease from Sweeden.

According to the president of the Paphos Hotel Association, occupancy has reached 95% both thanks to international and domestic tourism.