Cypriots’ travels abroad increased


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Cypriots’ travels abroad increased by 6.3% in 2010 compared to 2009.
On the basis of the results of the Passengers Survey, issued today by the Statistical Service, 1.246.378 residents of Cyprus returned from a trip abroad during the period January – December 2010, compared to 1.172.268 in the corresponding period of last year recording an increase of 6.3%.

According to the survey, in January - December 2010 there was an increase of 2.6% on the trips of residents to Greece (from 417.710 in period January – December 2009 to 428.686 in period January – December 2010) and 9.7% increase to the United Kingdom (from 271.990 to 298.440 this year).

Some 89.228 residents of Cyprus returned from a trip abroad in December 2010 compared to 89.287 in the corresponding month last year recording a decrease of 0.1%.

Accordingly, in December 2010 there was a decrease of 9.1% on the trips of residents to Greece (30.410 in December 2010 compared to 33.461 in December 2009) as well as 2.6% decrease from the United Kingdom (26.712 compared to 27.432 last year). 
Source: cyprusweekly.com.cy

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