LATEST FIGURES: TOURISM ARRIVALS, AUG 2006
On the basis of the results of the Passengers Survey, arrivals of tourists reached 314.872 in August 2006 compared to 336.587 in August 2005, recording a decrease of 6,5%. A decrease of 5,3% was recorded in tourist arrivals from the United Kingdom (188.993 in August 2006 compared to 199.578 in August 2005). The majority of the countries recorded a decrease in tourist arrivals, the only countries recording increase were Ireland and Russia.
For the period January – August 2006 arrivals of tourists totalled 1.654.641 compared to 1.694.477 in the corresponding period of 2005, recording a decrease of 2,4%.
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