Number of international tourist arrivals reached 3.65 mil in 2017 in Cyprus, according to Eurostat. This is 14.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Cyprus reached an all time high of 3.65 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 1.95 mil in 1996. When compared to Cyprus's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Egypt amounted to 8.16 mil, 27.2 mil in Greece, 3.61 mil in Israel and 37.6 mil in Turkey in 2017.
Cyprus has been ranked 66th within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 6 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The number of international tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.