Rhodes Island Greece is steeped in history, boasts 300 days sunshine a year and Is one of the most popular of the Greek beach holiday Islands. Rhodes lies at the southern end of the Dodecanese island chain that skirts the Turkish coast. Many resorts are devoted to package tourism but Rhodes is big enough to take all types of travellers - from beach holiday families to independent backpackers.
The Greek holiday island of Rhodes may get a new visitor attraction in an ambitious plan to rebuild the Colossus of Rhodes. UK engineers are involved in the scheme to recreate the Wonder of the Ancient World.
Rhodes is set to spearhead the Greek Island tourist invasion later this month when the first charter plane lands at Rhodes' Diagoras Airport. The Boeing 757 from Manchester is expected to land at around 8.15pm on March 28 - the first of 2015.
A Greek luxury holiday villa Villa de Vecchi on Rhodes, built for the Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, has been put on the open market after lying derelict for more than 50 years
The former Rhodes holiday home of Pink Floyd band member David Gilmour has been put on sale with a price tag of around €1 million by the current owners.
The sun-kissed island of Rhodes may be a blaze of sunshine during the peak summer holiday season but this winter is one of the worst ever with torrential downpours and floods.
At least two people have died in storms that swept across the island of Rhodes. Two women have died on the Greek tourist island and two men are missing after heavy rainfall hit resorts.
Latest figures reveal a major reversal of the tourism landscape in Rhodes with more Russian visitors arrivals than any other country, including former table toppers Britain and Germany
Alarm bells are ringing after a pollution incident in the hugely popular holiday resort of Lindos on Rhodes. Pollution in the top holiday resort was a problem for many years until a new waste treatment system was put in place.
Talks are under way to stage a major annual international yacht regatta and sailing competition on the holiday island of Rhodes. Island leaders say the even could bring in €60 million to local businesses each year and boost the island's economy.
Holiday visitors to the popular resort of Lindos on Rhodes are on a state of alert as wildfires threaten to spread. The annual round of forest fires on the Greek islands has hit yet again at the height of the summer holiday tourist season.
Shopkeepers in the old medieval quarter of Rhodes have called for a ban on rogue street traders. Authorities have been urged to crackdown of the dozens of illegal street traders who make a living selling to Rhodes holiday tourists.
Tourists flying into Rhodes Airport face chaos and delays as the peak summer holiday season looms, authorities have been warned. The biggest problem is the lack of co-operation between services and agencies which leave new arrivals confused and bewildered.
Rhodes takes a trip back in time this month with its 'Medieval Rose' festival. The popular Rhodes attraction is now its seventh year. Holiday visitors will find streets in the old city crammed with 'crusaders' as locals stage events throughout the last two weeks in June.
Bewildered holidaymakers on a visit to the holiday resort of Kolymbia on the Greek island of Rhodes are going round in circles. It's all thanks to a new one-way road traffic system that is causing chaos.
The Greek island of Rhodes has always been proud of its Rodini Valley Park which it promotes as a major Rhodes holiday attraction. Now the Rodini Valley park is to get its own management team to develop and promote the green space.
Tourists probably wouldn't find fighting off locusts one of the highlights of abeach holiday on Rhodes. Local farmers too are particularly concerned at the 'biblical' danger to crops if their numbers get too high.