ATHENS – The tourist season for 2022 was inaugurated on Sunday for the island of Corfu with the arrival of nine flights from abroad. The first flight carrying 100 tourists arrived from UK at 11:00. The other flights are from UK, Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland.
The cruise season for Corfu opened on March 12 with the arrival of the first cruise ship for 2022.
Nine charter flights open tourism season for Rhodes
The tourism season opened for the island of Rhodes on Sunday (27 March) with the first charter flights landing at Diagoras airport while the first hotels have opened to welcome the visitors.
Nine flights have been scheduled for Sunday bringing tourists from Frankfurt (Germany), from Bristol (UK), Bergamo (Italy), Stansted (UK), Charleroi (Belgium), Manchester and East Midlands (UK) and finally the last charter for Sunday will arrive from Bologna (Italy).
A total of 38 charter flights are expected to arrive on Rhodes in March while many flights are scheduled to arrive in April.
There are high expectations in the local tourism agencies but also reasonable concern due to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and its repercussions.