(AGENPARL) – NICOSIA (CYPRUS), mer 30 dicembre 2020
On the basis of the results of the Passenger Survey carried out by the Statistical Service, revenue from tourism in October 2020 reached €77,4 mn compared to €299,4 mn in the corresponding month of the previous year, recording a decrease of 74,1%.
For the period January – October 2020, revenue from tourism is estimated at €376,3 mn compared to €2.533,4 mn in the corresponding period of 2019, recording a decrease of 85,1%.
The expenditure per person for October 2020 reached €767,66 compared to €685,82 in the corresponding month of the previous year, recording an increase of 11,9%. The daily expenditure per person for October 2020 compared to October 2019 recorded a decrease of 12,6% (from €77,06 to €67,34) whereas the average length of stay increased by 28,1%.
Following the decrees issued by the Government of Cyprus and the measures taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), a ban of entry to Cyprus was imposed on several categories of persons, including tourists, for the period 15/3-8/6/2020. As of 9/6/2020, a gradual easing of the travel restrictions to Cyprus was implemented, allowing arrivals from specific countries, according to the epidemiological risk categorisation issued by the Ministry of Health.