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Starwood Shows “Destination Greece” in New Promotional Video

Starwood Hotels & Resorts recently released a new video that introduces Athens, Crete, Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes and Peloponnese to members of the SPG loyalty program.

New Tourism Studies Program at University of the Aegean, Greece

As part of Greece’s ongoing plans to heighten the role of the tourism sector in the country’s economy, the University of the Aegean approved the establishment of a tourism department at its Rhodes campus.

Tour Operators Call for Official Nude Beach on Rhodes, Greece

International tour operators during the World Travel Market in London earlier this month called on Greek tourism decision-makers to create an official nude beach on the Dodecanese island of Rhodes.

Rhodes – A Greek island and Getaway to the East

Under the title "Rhodes - A Greek island and getaway to the East" the Louvre Museum will host an exhibition dedicated to the Rhodes island culture from14th November 2014 to 10th February 2015.

British Airways to Fly Direct to Rhodes and Heraklion in Greece

British Airways has officially announced that it will add direct flights to Rhodes and Heraklion in Greece to its 2015 Gatwick summer schedule.

WTM 2014: Rhodes Artwork Exhibit to Open at the Louvre

Proud to announce the opening next week of the Rhodian archaeological exhibit at the Louvre Museum in Paris, the South Aegean Region and the Louvre Museum hosted a press conference recently during World Travel Market 2014.

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.

First International Marathon On Rhodes, Greece, Deemed A Great Success

The island of Rhodes in Greece welcomed the inaugural international Roads to Rhodes Marathon on Sunday 12 October 2014 and thanks to the very good organization, high participation and high level of support to the runners, the event has been placed on the Marathon map for 2015 and...

TAIPED: Three Binding Offers Made For 14 Regional Airports In Greece

Three consortia have submitted binding offers to Greek state privatization fund TAIPED for the right to manage and operate 14 Greek regional airports.

British Airways To Add Greek Sunshine Routes To 2015 Gatwick Summer Schedule

British Airways will add flights to two Greek destinations to its 2015 Gatwick summer schedule.

“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.

The Telegraph Gives Tips On How To Find The Ideal Holiday Destination In Greece

Greece has "miles and miles of mainland coastline and over 1,000 islands, of which 227 are inhabited," so how does one find the ideal holiday destination?

Greece’s Tourism Schools On Crete, Rhodes To Be Upgraded

The Greek ministries of Tourism and Education will work together to upgrade the country's Schools of Higher Tourism Education on Crete and Rhodes, an announcement said on 30 July.

Greek State Privatization Fund Announces Investors For Afandou Properties On Rhodes

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (TAIPED) recently announced the highest bidders of the tender for the utilization of two properties in Afandou on Rhodes, Greece.

TUI To Connect Greece To Germany And Austria Via New Air Routes In 2015

As of May 2015, TUIfly airline will launch six new routes connecting Germany and Austria to the Greek destinations of Heraklio, Rhodes, Araxos, Kos, Corfu and Chania.

Greece, China Strengthen Ties During Chinese President’s Visit To Rhodes

Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed his wish to serve as an ambassador for Greek tourism, during a recent stopover on the Greek Island of Rhodes on his way to Brazil to attend the 6th BRICS Summit.

Rhodes, Greece, To Promote Its Best To Leading German Tourism Experts

A major destination marketing event to take place on Rhodes, Greece, in June, will bring together Germany's leading tour operators and travel agents with Greek tourism figures and professionals.

Rhodes Tourist Arrivals Increase In May 2014

Tourist arrivals on Rhodes recorded a growth of 11.38 percent in May 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, according to recent data released by Rhodes International Airport "Diagoras."

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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