A summary of the significant factors and major drivers of tourism in Cyprus.
The tourism market is one of the largest economic sectors in Cyprus and has experienced substantial growth over the last five years, with tourists reaching 3,2 million in 2016.
Cyprus’ tourism industry has been honoured with numerous prestigious awards, spanning the sustainable Destinations Global Top 100, an initiative of TravelMole.com, VISION on Sustainable Tourism, Totem Tourism and Green Destination titles bestowed to Limassol and Paphos in December 2014.
In addition, the Cyprus Tourism Organisation is proud to be the winner of the Silver Award as the ‘Best Destination for Responsible Tourism’ which was announced at the prestigious World Responsible Tourism Awards ceremony. This event was held on the 4th of November 2015 at the World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry.