“The tourist flow to Cyprus in January-March 2018 increased by 29.3% in comparison with the same period of the last year and amounted 369.4 thousand tourists”, - according to the Cyprus Mail newspaper. According to the publication, in March the island was visited by 192 thousand tourists, which is 36.4% more than in March 2017. According to the number of arrivals of foreign tourists, the highest growth was shown by tourists from Germany - arrivals in March 2018 increased by 107.3% against the same month of the last year. Also the significant growth showed Russia (+ 13.7%), Great Britain (+ 24.8%) and Israel (+ 53.6%). According to the newspaper, in March Cyprus was most popular among tourists from the UK, they accounted 35.5% of arrivals, on the second line is Russia (11.8%), then are Germany (9.8%) and Israel (8%). In 2017 Cyprus was visited by 869 thousand Russian tourists.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.