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Culture Ministry: Winter Schedule for Greek Sites, Museums

State museums and archaeological sites in Greece as of January 7, will be operating in accordance to the winter schedule, the Ministry of Culture announced.

Ban on Wedding Ceremonies in Lindos Sparks Tourism Pros Reaction

Rhodes tourism professionals are upset over a decision to ban civil ceremonies at the Monastery of Agios Pavlos in Lindos due to a cheeky wedding photo of British newlyweds.

Greek Hotels Among 25 Best In Europe

Three hotels in Greece are included on the 25 Best Hotels in Europe list, drawn up by the Australian edition of Business Insider.

“Norovirus” Stomach Bug Said To Have Sickened Tourists On Rhodes, Greece

The hundreds of foreign tourists that fell ill recently in Greece, while residing at a hotel on the island of Rhodes, are suspected to have had contracted the Norovirus stomach bug, an announcement by the Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention (HCDCP) said.

The GNTO Investigates Reports Of Mass Food Poisoning Of Tourists At Resort On Rhodes

Inspectors from the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) were sent to Rhodes on 21 August to investigate reports that a large number of tourists suffered food poisoning at a luxury hotel on the island.

Acropolis of Lindos

Beneath the modern village of Lindos lies buried one of the most important ancient cities of Rhodes and the eastern Aegean. The only visible today ancient monuments preserves the mighty bare rock that rises from the sea at an altitude of 116 meters and is a landmark of Lindos’...
Posted On 23 May 2014
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Greece Chosen By Brits When Abroad On Holiday

Greece is among the 10 most preferred holiday destinations of British travelers, according to a recent infographic released by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA).

Visitors Ignore Museums and Archaeological Sites

Museum visits in Greece dropped during the first four months of the year, according to recent figures released by the General Secretariat for the National Statistical Service of Greece.

POXEN Makes Formal Protest to Tourism Ministry

The Panhellenic Guide Federation (POXEN) recently sent an official letter of protest to the tourism development ministry following complaints made by visitors to Greece and tour guides with regard to the restricted opening hours of museum and archeological sites.

Colossus of Rhodes to Rise Again

The Colossus of Rhodes will rise again, if ambitious plans by the mayor of Rodos, Yiannis Iatridis, to rebuild the ancient statue come to fruition. Mayor Iatridis said that Cypriot sculptor Nikos Gotziamanis had undertaken both to carry out the project and find funding for it.