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Cyprus’ tourism revenue recorded a rise in 2006
2007-02-01 14:54:40

Nicosia, Feb 1 - An increase of 2.2% was recorded in revenue from tourism in 2006 compared to the previous year, reaching 1.027 billion Cyprus pounds ($2.3 billion) to 1.005 billion pounds ($2.25 billion) in 2005.

According to data released by the island's Statistical Service, the highest per capita expenditure per vist last year came from Russian tourists with 881.2 pounds (87.1 pounds per day), followed by tourists from Scandinavian countries, such as Sweden with 653 pounds, Norway with 628.2 pounds, and Austria 472.7 pounds.

The lowest per capita expenditure came from tourists from Israel with 217.7 pounds and Italy with 226.7 pounds.

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