Tourist arrivals are expected to exceed 3.6m in 2017, setting a new record, the Cyprus tourism organisation (Cto) said on Tuesday in a statement marking world tourism day.
August arrivals also chalked a new record, rising to 2.51m, the organisation said.
“Based on the indications to date, the overall annual arrivals in 2017, which are expected to exceed 3.6m, will also be a historical record,” the Cto said.
The 11th Cyprus-Russia Gala will take place in the Presidential Palace in Cyprus on the 15th October 2017 under the high patronage of the First Lady of the Republic of Cyprus, Mrs. Andri Anastasiades.
Initiated by Ensemble Productions and the Administration of the Cypriot government 11 years ago the Gala has become one of the most significant events in Cyprus and one of the most important events related to Russia outside the country; it brings together cultural, political and business figures from both countries.
Located just 6 km North of Paphos the beautiful suburban village of Tala has attracted many visitors over the years with many choosing to make the forest like setting and cool hillside location their permanent home. The picturesque Kamares Village is sympathetically nestled into the tree lined hillside with each prestigious home taking full advantage of the panoramic views to the Mediterranean and across to Paphos. The Resort also benefits from having a well serviced Club House where new arrivals can meet and mix with their welcoming Kamares neighbours.
Cyprus’ dynamic recovery from the financial crisis has gained our Island international praise and great admiration. Cyprus has achieved a remarkable economic growth in 2016-2017 and the national GDP growth stands at 3%. The economic projections and macroeconomic indicators such as the tourism sector, hospitality, banking, real estate, citizenship-by –investment etc., show that this figure will be maintained in the coming years.
Cyprus finds itself within the top ten countries offering second citizenship by investment according to the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Index.
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Larnaca International Airport in Cyprus has remained third among the European airports with passenger traffic of 5 to 10 million per year, which had the largest increase in passenger traffic since March.
In the group of airports with 5 to 10 million passengers per year, Larnaca continued to be the first among all the international airports of the European Union member states that had achieved the biggest increase in passenger traffic.