February marks record tourist arrivals of 77,063 and 91% occupancy

Tourist arrivals in February have increased almost 14 per cent on last year, from 58,520 to 77,063.

Approximately 70 per cent of the tourists arrived from Europe – a 12.5 per cent increase on last year – led by Germany. Italian tourist arrivals increased by 3.4 per cent, although arrivals from Greece, Portugal and Spain declined. Sweden and Finland plunged 28.3 per cent.

Total occupancy during February was high – over 91 per cent – with tourists spending a total of 573,640 nights in the country.