CYPRUS: SIGNIFICANT GROWTH OF THE INBOUND TOURISM

Tourism Review News Desk - Apr 19, 2012
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Cyprus is a beautiful island in the north eastern side of the Mediterranean Sea. It is believed to be Aphrodite(Venus) birth place. Aphrodite is the goddess of love. This country also forms a Kaleidoscopic blend that include different cultures. However, much of the people's culture is dominated by Western Europe.

Today, many people like going for holidays to Cyprus. Geographically, this country is close to Africa and Asia. It floats on European Mediterranean waters pointing towards Turkey, Syria and Lebanon shores. This location has made Cyprus a favorite destination for tourists from different parts of the world.

Due to its geographical proximity, the number of people going for holidays to Cyprus has been increasing over the years. 2011 is one of the years when Cyprus had the best output. The number of tourists arriving in this country increased by 10.1 percent compared to 2010.

This is the best in the decade because the last time tourism rose by similar percentage was in 2000. The increase in the number of arrivals in Cyprus can be attributed to a diversion of Middle East tourists.

Development of transport infrastructure can also be attributed to this improvement of the tourism sector. Cyprus has upgraded its two airports and increased the capacity of its airlines. This was done after the closure of state-owned EuroCyprus airline.

There are a numerous things to do and see in Cyprus.

Perhaps, what makes many people go for holidays to Cyprus is the things there is to see and do while there. While in Cyprus, you can learn about its turbulent past. People of this island are welcoming and willing to share any information that a visitor is looking for.

In addition, if you are visiting Cyprus in search of information there are many archaeological sites where you can get historical facts. These sites and hospitable people attract learners from different parts of the world.

If you are a lover of fun, then you need to go for holidays to Cyprus This Island has beautiful sandy beaches, wineries and beautiful mountain scenery. You can basically have all that you want for fun in this island.

Many typies of accommodation is available in the island. It ranges from luxurious hotels and resorts to the ordinary ones. Thus, regardless of your style and class, you can be sure to get the right accommodation in this island. Booking can be made in advance. You can also look for a hotel to reside in upon your arrival

Cyprus also has various cities where you can go shopping. They include Limassol, Paphos, Amphitheatre, among others. If you are tired of staying in your hotel room, then you can go shopping in these cities.

Many people also prefer visiting the Troodos Mountains. These mountains give visitors a thrilling scene. The mountains have waterfalls where many tourists like to stop and enjoy the refreshing feel of the pool found at the bottom.

There are many people providing tourist services in the island. They include drivers who are willing to take tourists to any destination of their choice. Going for holidays to Cyprus is the best move you can make. The island, people and things there is to do will give you the most memorable experience in your life.

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