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Cypriots Travelling Abroad: 11 Percent Increase for January

Cyprus residents that returned from a trip abroad in January amounted to 119,570 compared to 107,759 in January 2018, recording an increase of 11 percent, based on the Passengers Survey conducted by the Statistical Service of Cyprus.

The most significant change in January was the increase by 70 percent recorded in trips to Russia, that stood at 8,979 in January compared to 5,278 in January 2018.

Trips to Greece decreased by four percent and trips to the UK by 4,9 percent.

The purpose of the trips in January was for 79,2 percent for entertainment, 17,8 percent for business reasons, a 1,8 percent for studies and by 1,2 percent other reasons.