TOURISM STATISTICS FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY-AUGUST 2003 :
The number of tourists visiting North Cyprus during January-August 2003 period was realized as 286,901. There is approximately 6% increase in the number of tourists visiting our country when we compare it with the last year's figure. 203,176 Turkish tourists and 83,725 foreign tourists had visited our country by the end of this period. Most of foreign tourists were from England and Germany.
The average occupancy rate was approximately 36% for this period. In July, the occupancy rate was realized as 68.5%.