Tourist Season in Greece Kicks Off Earlier Than Ever
The tourist season opened in Greece on Saturday earlier than ever with the first charter flights carrying British tourists arriving at Rhodes. The first international flight from London's Heathrow landed at midday on Saturday, followed by one from Gatwick airport...
Greece Expects 20 Percent Tourism Increase This Year
On Friday, Greece's Minister of Tourism Vassilis Kikilias said that Greece will experience a 20 percent increase in tourism this year. He also predicted a lengthening of the season this summer. The comments were made during a speech on the...
American Movie Becomes First Ever Filmed At The Acropolis Of Rhodes
The latest movie of The Wedding Veil Journey saga becomes the first production to have ever been allowed to film on the Acropolis of Rhodes.
5.9 Earthquake Strikes Off the Coast of Rhodes
A magnitude 5.9 earthquake has struck the area east of the Greek island of Rhodes, the Athens-based Geodynamic Institute said. The institute reported that the earthquake hit around 2.37 p.m. local time Wednesday, with its epicenter located about 63 kilometers...
Tripadvisor Ranks Greece Among Best Places to Visit in 2023
Tripadvisor has ranked Greece as one of the best places to visit in 2023. Several locations in Greece have appeared in rankings compiled by the travel website. Tripadvisor lauded Greece for its culture, cuisine, and natural beauty. Many locations in...
Seven Greek Islands Voted Among Europe’s Favorites
Greek islands have topped Condé Nast's list of Europe’s best. The islands were chosen according to the votes of Condé Nast Traveller readers for this year. Seven Greek destinations rank specifically among the top twenty in Europe, according to the...
Magellan’s Eight Greeks that Sailed Around the Globe
Eight Greek sailors were in the crew of Magellam when the Portuguese explorer circumnavigated the Earth for the first time in history
Greece Busts Human Trafficking Ring Operating on Rhodes
Two hotel owners allegedly involved in a human trafficking ring that brought migrants from Turkey to Greece were arrested on Friday by police on Rhodes with the assistance of the Protection of the Sea Borders Security Directorate, the police...
Greek Diver Revives Lifeless Sea Turtle in Incredible Rescue on Rhodes
In an extraordinary scene on Sunday, a diver on the island of Rhodes resuscitated a sea turtle that stopped breathing after getting tangled in ropes and dragged to the sea bottom. Images and video from onlookers captured the rescue on...
Ten Things to Do on the Greek Island of Rhodes
Rhodes, one of the most historic islands in Greece, is one of the most visited places in the country. It is the largest island of the Dodecanese archipelago, best known for the Colossus of Rhodes. The Colossus, which was...