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 show a marked fall in arrivals from Italy(15,79%), Austria(13,65%) and the Netherlands(7,50%) and an impressive rise(20%) in arrivals from Poland.