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In precisely six days, on Saturday 11th March to be exact, the first charter flights of this upcoming season will arrive at Rhodes Airport! The 2023 tourist year is expected to exceed all expectations with a greater influx of visitors than last year. Get ready to witness the start of an incredible period in tourism - book your flight now and don't miss out!
Easy jet will be taking the first flight of the new tourist season. It will come from London and is expected to arrive at 11:40. The usual welcome event at the airport by the local authorities will be organised. However, the same airline will also operate two other flights during the same day, also from Great Britain. In particular, the second flight is expected at 12.30 from Luton and the third at 21.45 from Manchester carrying English tourists.
The figures available with regard to slots are quite encouraging and suggest that there will be around 19,000 charter flights this year, a higher number than last year. So the UK market is the first to begin and towards the end of March the rest, namely Germany and countries from central Europe, will start and other flights from Britain will gradually be added.
Rendezvous in Berlin
Rhodes' businessmen and tourism agents are gathering in Berlin on the 7th of March for the International Tourism Fair ITB, where they anticipate to receive projections from professionals indicating how this year's tourist season will be structured.
After the pandemic, tourism people and their partners will be back in the German capital ready for the start of a new year marked by the economic and energy crisis in Europe.
A large delegation from Rhodes will reportedly be present at the ITB, consisting of the regional governor George Hatzimarkos, the mayor of Rhodes Antonis Kampourakis, the president of the Rhodes Hotel Association Manolis Markopoulos, the president of the Dodecanese Tourist Office Association Christos Michalakis, etc.
On March 6th and 7th, a delegation of our island's representatives alongside several hotel owners and managers will be taking off from Rhodes for Berlin to attend the ITB. Don't miss this prime opportunity that lasts until the 9th!
The Berlin International Tourism Fair presents the entire travel sector: Countries, destinations, organisers, booking systems, carriers, hotels and all those who want to offer their customers pleasant moments on their holidays.
In an increasingly globalised economy, business travel has occupied an important and lucrative position in the travel industry alongside leisure travel. ITB is the ideal place for new industry trends and philosophies as well as opportunities for collaboration.
Aimed at networking and closing business deals with global players and players in the tourism industry, ITB Berlin is a reliable indicator of the state of the industry and an essential networking platform for one of the most important industries in the world.