News Local Foreign trips by Cyprus residents up 4.7% in June

Foreign trips by Cyprus residents up 4.7% in June

 

On the basis of the results of the Passengers Survey, 115,450 residents of Cyprus returned from a trip abroad in June 2018 compared to 110,235 in the corresponding month last year, recording an increase of 4.7%.

According to the Statistical Service of Cyprus, in June 2018 there was an increase of 4.2% in the trips of residents to Greece (40,911 in June 2018 compared to 39,254 in June 2017) and a decrease of 20,4% in the trips of residents to the United Kingdom (19,905 compared to 24,998 last year).

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