In a statement by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) they are expecting to welcome an increase in the number of British visitors to the island.

Cyprus has been a popular destination for family and singles holidays from the UK, but the CTO’s Chairman Angelos Loizou recently revealed that last year a record low of just 895,000 British holidaymakers visited the island compared to a record high of 1.5 million British visitors in 2001. The Cyprus Tourism Organisation are expecting an uplift in British holidaymakers this year

Speaking at the World Travel Market exhibition in London, Mr Loizou said, “This year, we feel this downward trend is turning around and this is what we have been devoted to accomplishing, immediately taking action with important stakeholders to turn around the trend. It appears that we have succeeded.”

This renewed confidence has come as a result of a number of travel companies and experts from the UK giving the CTO encouraging messages during the exhibition.

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