NICOSIA - Revenue from tourism in Cyprus reached 202.1 million euro in May 2013 compared to 214.3 million euro in the corresponding month of the previous year.
This records a decrease of 5.7%, according to data released on Monday by the Passenger Survey of the Statistical Service.
In May 2013 revenue from tourists reached 202.1 million euro, compared to 214.3 million euro during the responding month of 2012.
Tourist arrivals in May 2013 increased by 0.2%. In April 2013, revenue from tourism dropped by 3.7%, with tourist arrivals decreasing by 14.3% compared to April 2012. In May 2012 revenue from tourism increased by 14.54% or by 27.2 million euro.
With the exception of January 2013, for which there is no data, total revenue from tourism during the current year recorded a decrease of 12.5 million euro until May 2013, compared to the responding period of 2012.
Tourist arrivals in January 2013 recorded a decrease by 11.2%, compared to January 2012.