Found 10 posts tagged with ‘travel’.

New report on travel insurance costs

Oct 16th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

In a research from Defaqto, Travel Insurance 2008 - Adapting to a Changing World, it was found that one in seven travellers still decide against picking up a form of travel insurance to cover their trip. The report looked at the holiday market between 2002 and 2006, examining the policies ...

Rhodes harbor: July passengers increase

Aug 5th, 2008 Posted in News | 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 ...

Rhodes to recovery

May 12th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

According to the Guardian, Rhodes is gradually reinventing itself as a chic short-break destination, with a spattering of boutique hotels. Direct easyJet flights will be doubled in frequency to fly from the UK four times a week, on Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday from May 17, making a long weekend ...

Greece is the word for European travel

May 4th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Reuter reports on the Best Travel Spots Awards by TripAdvisor: "The Greek island of Rhodes was voted on May 1 as the top European location in a survey of the world's 100 best travel destinations. Seven European cities were in the top 20, according to Internet travel advisory service ...

Rhodes 5th in World’s Best Travel Spots

May 1st, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

TripAdvisor, today announced the winners of its 2008 Travelers' Choice Destinations Awards. In its inaugural year, the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Destinations Awards honor the world's top destinations, earning their distinction from those who know them best - real travelers. "Whether it's for their unique beauty, or abundance of attractions, the 2008 ...

Rhodes in CNN India’s “The road less Travelled”

Apr 24th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

A crew from CNN India has visited Greece from March 17th to the 25th, shooting a travelogue for the CNN TV series: “The Road less Travelled”. The Indian journalists visited Athens and all its highlights, Delphi, the Ossios Lucas Monastery, Arachova, Mykonos, Rhodes, Patmos and from Kusadasi, Ancient Ephesus.

Greece is the word

Apr 20th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

"I left my filahta (talisman) behind in the hotel room. Laugh if you will, but on an ancient island, named after Rhodes, the all-powerful sea god's daughter, the prudent follow custom. I had a tip from a friendly taxi driver about the best Greek salad (horiatiki) in the Old City. ...

The cruising phenomenon

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

The West Australian newspaper reports about the boom in the cruising holidays global market and in particular about the popularity of the Mediterranean destinations: "Greece welcomes the third biggest number of cruise visitors in Europe. Two and a half million people a year arrive at ports spread throughout the country, ...

Online bookings in a steep rise

Mar 28th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Online booking sites are experiencing high levels of traffic and bookings over the expanded Easter weekend for departures over the next four weeks. Freezing UK Easter weather conditions has led to floods of families flocking to warmer climes throughout April to make the most of the staggered school holidays. According ...

50-somethings behaving like young yobs abroad

Mar 20th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Recent UK surveys showed that 20% of the over-55s try activities abroad that they would not contemplate at home, while nearly two in three admitted not taking out travel insurance on their last trip overseas. Also, more than half of older holidaymakers drink more alcohol while abroad than they would ...

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