The holiday home market on Rhodes

Sep 12th, 2009 | Read the full story

With the exception of Lindos where demand is very high (prices too), the holiday home market on Rhodes seems to be stagnating, although the island remains one of the most popular tourist destinations year after year. Newly built detached houses and apartments range from 2,500 to 3,000 euros per square ...

Rhodes popular to British holidaymakers

Sep 5th, 2009 | Read the full story

August charter arrivals data show that despite the economic recession, Rhodes remains a popular destination for the British holidaymakers. With 49.590 passengers (-10,52%) are at the top of the list of the arrivals followed by the Italians with 41.991 passengers (- 16%) and the Germans (-3%). At the same ...

August 2009 arrivals to Rhodes

Sep 4th, 2009 | Read the full story

It seems that August was not bad after all for the Rhodian incoming tourism. There was a small reduction (3,69%) in charter arrivals, compared to last year (289.715 vs 300.818 in 2008) but nevertheless, Rhodes presented the smallest flession from all Greek tourist destinations. On the other hand there was ...

Air Canada direct connection to Athens and Rhodes

Aug 30th, 2009 | Read the full story

Air Canada today announced that it will introduce Montreal-Athens and Toronto-Athens non-stop seasonal services starting from June 3 till October 18 2010, in time for planning vacations for next summer. Air Canada's non-stop flights to Athens will be timed to offer travellers convenient connections to several Greek Islands including Rhodes, ...

Unprecedented gold and jewel heist

Aug 23rd, 2009 | Read the full story

In an unprecedented jewel heist, burglars steal almost 400.000 euros of valuables in incidents that took place on two different jewelry shops on Rhodes, in less than 24 hours. The first break-in took place on Thursday afternoon when the owner of the store popped out and forgot to pull down ...

John McCain in Rhodes

Aug 19th, 2009 | Read the full story

The US senator and former US President candidate John McCain is currently enjoying the Greek summer, visiting the island of Rhodes.

Don’t trust the neighbor

Aug 14th, 2009 | Read the full story

While the Turkish Coast Guard is having fun with small tourists vessels carrying the Greek flag (in the latest of a series of incidents a guard ship started dangerously manouvering around a small tourist vessel carrying 18 passengers off the coast of Kastelorizo) at least two illegal immigrants coming from ...

Perseids meteor shower

Aug 12th, 2009 | Read the full story

If you look at the clear sky of Rhodes tonight you will observe a spectacular meteor shower. This phenomenon known as Perseids (Greek Mythological name) is visible from mid-July each year, with the greatest activity between August 8 and 14, peaking about August 12. During the peak, the rate of ...

Aegean Airlines connection with Heathrow

Aug 12th, 2009 | Read the full story

Starting from October 25 2009, Aegean Airlines will offer two daily non-stop flights from Athens' El. Venizelos to London’s Heathrow airport. The flight departure and arrival times are ideal for both business and leisure travelers. Aegean offers daily connections to Rhodes.

Colossus acquisitions

Aug 11th, 2009 | Read the full story

Good news for the supporters of the local basketball team, Colossus Rhodes. Robert Dozier, a forward selected by the Miami Heat with the final pick of the NBA Draft, has agreed to terms and signed for one year with the team, participating at the A1 Hellenic Basketball League. Colossus Rhodes ...

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