Continuing the success observed so far this year, Cyprus achieved its best ever August with 523,651 arrivals during the month, according to Passenger Survey.

Compared to August 2016, this figure represents an increase of 14.2 percent and is the 26th consecutive month of growth in arrivals.

The number of travellers from the UK jumped 8.6 percent, while holidaymakers from Russia, Germany, and Israel also registered growth, up 4.7 percent, 55.9 percent, and 85.4 percent, respectively.

With the completion of one of the most successful summer seasons in the history of Cypriot tourism, Cyprus Tourism Organisation will focus on the upcoming winter season and on the improvement of seasonality.