Found 10 posts tagged with ‘tourism’.

Royal Caribbean to build pier in Rhodes!

Royal Caribbean to build pier in Rhodes!

Jun 13th, 2012 Posted in News | Read the full story

Members of the government is meeting with officials from Royal Caribbean about interest in building a cruise pier in Rhodes, Greece.

Tourism Investment Conference Focus on Greece

May 23rd, 2011 Posted in News | Read the full story

Tourism Investment Conference: Focus on Greece is a one day event from the Financial Times Ltd. held on June 29 2011. The conference will analyse and assess the emerging economic environment in Greece and the country’s potential to attract foreign and local investment by creating and sustaining a stable and ...

April tourist arrivals on the rise

April tourist arrivals on the rise

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International arrivals at the airport of the Greek island of Rhodes have increased by 59% per cent over the past month in comparison to April 2010. Tourists arriving in Rhodes with charter flights this April amounted to 67,692 compared to 42,495 for the same month in 2010. According to ...

Rhodes for cruising tourism

May 8th, 2011 Posted in News | Read the full story

Local authorities in Rhodes are expecting a record growth in cruise passengers for this year as Rhodes is becoming increasingly popular with cruise holidaymakers. So far, more than 600 cruise ships are scheduled to call at Rhodes by the end of the year, bringing to the island more than 700,000 ...

First figures

Jul 30th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

According to official figures by the Panhellenic Federation of Hoteliers, Greek tourism is expected to suffer a reduction of 7% to 9% during the 2010 season. Despite the negativism, Rhodes together with the islands of Kos and Cephalonia, is recording a marked increase in arrivals of foreign tourists, not just ...

Eurobarometer tourism & traveling survey

Mar 24th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

Some 80% of Europeans continue to travel for their holidays according to a new Eurobarometer survey on The attitudes of Europeans towards tourism 2010. Only 20% of over 30,000 randomly selected citizens were almost certain that they will not travel in 2010, which is significantly below the proportion of non-travellers ...

Signs of recovery in 2010 for the Tourism Sector

Oct 11th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

According to the World Tourism Organization (WTO), the negative trend in international tourism that emerged during the second half of 2008 intensified in 2009 under the impact of the rapid deterioration of the world economy, combined in various destinations with the effects of the influenza A(H1N1) outbreak this spring is ...

Global tourism falls 8 percent

Jul 28th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

According to figures published by The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the worldwide tourism is suffering a wider than expected contraction. International visitor numbers slumped 8 percent year-on-year to April, and are predicted to 5-6 percent over the whole of 2009. The UNWTO had previously forecast a 2 ...

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 ...

Beyond the sea and sun model

Apr 3rd, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Sunny skies and sandy beaches and clear waters have for decades earned Greece's reputation as a leading destination for holiday-makers, but now the authorities say that tourism strategy needs a change of focus to stay ahead of the game. Scenic hikes for the hardy, traditional farm produce for the selective and ...