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July arrivals

Aug 6th, 2008 | Read the full story

Recent statistics show that 345.855 visitors arrived to the island Rhodes during the month of July 2008 (291.280 foreign and 53.855 domestic arrivals). Most visitors came from Britain with a small increase compared to same month of last year (1,17%) and Germany (0.77% increase). At the same time the statistics ...


Rhodes harbor: July passengers increase

Aug 5th, 2008 | Read the full story

During the month of July 2008 120.899 passengers travelled through the harbor of Rhodes, not including domestic arrivals and departures. Compared to the same month in 2007, there was an increase of 3.500 passengers. In more detail, there were 102 cruise ships that reached Rhodes with 93.496 passengers on board ...


Tabloid headlines and the wildfires in Rhodes

Aug 1st, 2008 | Read the full story

The recent wildfires in Rhodes showed to the local people how much, the national and the international media, are hungry for disasters. When Rhodes made the headlines in major newspapers, tv news and news sites the exaggeration went beyond any expectation. If you followed the news through the media you'll probably ...


Rhodes wildfires under control

Jul 27th, 2008 | Read the full story

The wildfires, after a hard fight of 6 days, finally seem to be under control, after destroying some one of the most beautiful forests on the verdant island of Rhodes. The fire that was contained in rural areas, threatened a village on Friday and led to three hotel evacuations as ...


The fires in Rhodes are still burning in day number 5

Jul 26th, 2008 | Read the full story

Thirty-four fire engines, 160 firefighters, 100 soldiers and 13 aircraft are deployed to contain the blaze in the south of the island, while new reinforcements has being rushed in from mainland Greece. The damages are still contained in the rural areas at an area of about 20 sq.km but as ...


Wildfires in Greece

Jul 25th, 2008 | Read the full story

When hot, dry conditions combine with high winds, a condition that is very common in Greece during the summer, the result may be a wildfire, both from natural causes and from arson. This kind of fires are difficult to control, can happen at any time, but usually the fire season ...


Wildfires still burning

Jul 24th, 2008 | Read the full story

For the third day in row the wildfires are burning in the central-southern part of the island. The village of Laerma had to be evacuated. Till this moment the damages have been limited to the rural areas.


Greek islands real estate boom

Jul 23rd, 2008 | Read the full story

"Increasing numbers of affluent Europeans are buying or building luxury properties on the Greek islands, even as the market for top-end holiday homes in other European destinations remains stalled..." International Herald Tribune reports.


Wildfires in southern Rhodes

Jul 23rd, 2008 | Read the full story

The local perfect decided to declare the state of emergency in 2 municipalities Lindos and Attavyros in the southern part of island, after a broke of wildfires in the area. Although the fire has not been put under control yet, no inhabited area is under threat. The residents of the ...


Berlusconi’s new house in Symi

Jul 21st, 2008 | Read the full story

According to sources, the Italian Prime Minister, Mr. Silvio Berlusconi, a frequent visitor of the island of Rhodes, has recently bought an old neoclassical house on the tiny island of Symi that it is currently been transformed to Mr. Berlusconi's needs.

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