islands

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Restorations during the Italian occupation

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The Italians landed on the island of Rhodes in May 1912, with the intention of establishing themselves permanently in the area. However, after the end of the WW II, they were obliged to surrendered their possessions in the Dodecanese to the Greek state. During the years of the occupation using ...


Bad weather in Rhodes

Dec 5th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Severe weather conditions have forced the authorities to shut down ferry services between the mainland and the islands. Winds in the country's seas have reached speeds of up to 100 kilometres per hour. Rhodes was particularly hit by strong winds that cause the canceling of almost all the flights to ...


Hotel & Ferry by Blue Star Ferries

Nov 7th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

During Philoxenia 2008, an the International Tourism Exhibition hosted by HELEXPO, Blue Star Ferries, a company serving with daily connections Rhodes and the major islands of the Dodecanese with the mainland Greece, presented their Hotel & Ferry program for the period November 2008 to March 2009. The program which aims ...


Crisis in the tourism sector?

Oct 29th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

The world wide economic recession has its repercussions to the tourism sector. During the month of September a marked reduction of incoming tourism was observed in major European destinations. Greece reports a 4,8% decrease in flight arrivals in total while Spain reported reported a -2,2% at the Balearic islands, the ...


A Costa cruise dedicated to Pele

Oct 22nd, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

At a press conference held in Madrid, the famous Pele also known as 'O Rey', or the king of football, announced that on June 28, 2009 Costa Serena will depart from Venice for a cruise to visit Rhodes and other Greek islands and will host among the passengers some famous ...


Diagoras International Airport

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The Diagoras International Airport (IATA: RHO, ICAO: LGRP) is 16 km distant from the city, at the southwest part of the island, close to the village of Paradissi. Opened in 1977, the airport covers a total area of more than 60.000 sq.m. as a new terminal started its operation ...


Wildfires in Greece

Jul 25th, 2008 Posted in News | 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 ...


Greek islands real estate boom

Jul 23rd, 2008 Posted in News | 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.


Romanian holidaymakers prefer the more expensive Greek destinations

Jul 9th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

According to the romanian portal Adevarul, there is a new trend in the Romanians holidaymakers preferences, opting for the more expensive and more exclusive Greek islands like Zakynthos, Corfu, Crete and Rhodes.


Entries to the island

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You arrive to Rhodes from Athens after about 55 minutes of flight or after approximately 16 hours from Piraeus, if you choose to travel by ferry boat. The island has two airports but only one, the Diagoras International Airport is currently used for commercial purposes and two harbors. Rhodes is ...

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