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Cyprus Passengers Volume Recorded for March

On the basis of the results of the Passengers Survey, March had the highest volume of tourist arrivals ever recorded in Cyprus during the particular month.

Arrivals of tourists reached 140,873 in March, compared to 137,013 for the corresponding period in 2016, recording an increase of 2.8 percent. 

Particularly high were the arrivals from UK and Russia with a significant increase also recorded from Israel and France. 

The survey further indicated that 68.3 percent of tourists visited the island for leisure, 15.5 percent for spending time with friends and family while 16.1 percent for business.

The statistics indicated that most of the tourists visiting Cyprus in March fell in the age group of 20-44 years, while men comprised 48 percent of tourists and women 52 percent.