World Tourism Day Celebration on the island of Rhodes

In the framework of world tourism day the island of Rhodes supported once again the sustainable development of tourism with events that were held on the island on September 2012 embracing the culture and heart-warming hospitality of the Queen of the Dodecanese.

Online PR News – 25-October-2012 – Rhodes, Greece – The tourism industry is very important for several different reasons. Firstly it encourages the development of sustainable economic vitality by bringing positive income to the economy and creating new vacancies promoting this way the standards of living. The promotion of the holiday destination is of equal importance in terms of cultivating the culture and civilization of societies. The United Nations World Tourism Organization has established World Tourism Day that is commemorated every year on September 27 so as to raise awareness about the importance of international tourism with this year’s theme being tourism and sustainable energy, powering sustainable development in order to promote environmental sustainability and green growth against the catastrophic climate change.

The enchanting island of Rhodes celebrated Tourism day on September 27th and 28 with a series of events promoting the island’s cultural heritage and tradition. Tourists were greeted at the island’s port and airport by locals dressed in traditional costumes handing out Rhodian Melekounia (a traditional nutritious energy snack) and island maps while traditional music, folk dances and feasts were held on various regions of the island.

Brilliantly positioned near Rhodes town the beachfront Cactus and Aquarium hotels are the perfect choice for September escapes to the island of the sun. From the crystalline waters of the pool, to the spectacular beach and outstanding meeting facilities Cactus and Aquarium hotels provide the perfect base for discerning guests and business travellers wishing to experience the luxurious island lifestyle and discover the wonders of the island of Rhodes only a breath away from the island’s effervescent capital.

Cactus Hotel
14 Kos Str.,
85100 Rhodes,
T. +30 2241026100 / 26088
F. +30 2241023376

Aquarium View Hotel
Aquarium View Hotel, G. Haritou Sq. P.C 85100 Rhodes Greece
Tel: (+30) 22410 23551, (+30) 22410 23552
Fax: (+30) 22410 23311