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Properties Up for Lease in the Medieval City of Rhodes

Fourteen properties currently not in use in the Medieval City of Rhodes will be leased through public tenders, according to the Archaeological Proceeds Fund (TAP).

German-speaking Travelers Picking Crete, Rhodes in 2019

Rhodes and Crete appear to be among the leading destinations of choice for the German-speaking market in 2019, according to travel services provider HolidayCheck.

Dodecanese Chamber Chief Says Rhodes Tourist Product Needs Face-lift

Refreshing Rhodes’ tourism product is key to entering the new era with success and maintaining that success, said Dodecanese Chamber President Ioannis Pappous.

Aegean Islands Promoted as Wedding Destinations for Chinese Tourists

The South Aegean Region is reaching out to the Chinese market, with a focus on promoting Rhodes and other islands as ideal wedding tourism destinations.

Rhodes Gearing Up for 5th Int’l Marathon Next Month

The Dodecanese island of Rhodes is getting ready to welcome thousands of runners to the 5th International "Roads to Rhodes" Marathon set for April 29.

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.

Rhodes Study Explores Tourism Trends, 1 in 3 Have Not Visited Medieval City

The majority of travelers to Rhodes come primarily for the sea and sun, while one in three has not visited the landmark Medieval city, a study by the Rhodes Association of Hotel Managers reveals.

South Aegean Region Laying Out Plans for Rhodes Cruise Tourism

The South Aegean Region and Rhodes authorities are seeking ways to boost cruise tourism to the island under the EU’s SIROCCO research program.

Working Group Set Up to Preserve, Promote Rhodes Medieval City

Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou has announced the establishment of a working group with the aim to preserve and promote the Medieval City of Rhodes.

Rhodes’ August Tourism Rise Paves Way for September

The Dodecanese island of Rhodes is expecting tourism to pick up pace this month on the back of airport data revealing a 5.4 percent rise in incoming traffic for August compared to the same month last year.

Rhodes Acropolis to Get Facelift

Plans for the creation of a fully-fledged archaeological park aiming to both highlight and preserve Rhodes’ famed Acropolis are in the pipeline, according to the Region of the South Aegean.

South Aegean Region Sets Sights on Senior Travelers

As part of its ongoing strategy towards the expansion of the tourism season across the islands, the South Aegean Region is now focusing its efforts on the seasoned senior traveler.

Incoming Tourism to Rhodes on Upward Trend

The Dodecanese island of Rhodes is seeing tourism traffic gain momentum with a 9.15 percent increase in the number of incoming charter flights in June and an even greater rise expected for July.

‘Roads to Rhodes’ Sees Flocks of Runners for 3rd Int’l Marathon

It was a sunny, sporty day on the Greek island of Rhodes last Sunday, when more than 1,500 runners took to the streets in the 3rd International “Roads to Rhodes” Marathon.

WTM 2015: Rhodes – Where Cosmopolitan & Genuine Go Hand-in-hand

With 335 days of sunshine, Rhodes is definitely the place to be if you want to prolong your Greek holidays… “and that’s a statistic”, Rhodes Mayor Fotis Chatzidiakos says with a smile while speaking to the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) during the recent World Travel Market (WTM) in...

WTM 2015: ‘The Warm Embrace Makes Greek Tourism a Leader’, Says Rhodes Hotels Chief

Why Greece? It’s hospitable, safe, a value for money, offering a quality product at good prices. Why the Greek island of Rhodes? It’s diversity, the sheer variety and caliber of its offerings and the warmth of its people.

Borajet to Connect Turkey with Rhodes, Mykonos in June

Turkey-based carrier Borajet has announced the launch of three weekly direct flights from Istanbul to Rhodes and Mykonos in June.