Greece is making a comeback as a travel destination, according to an expert, with the island of Rhodes experiencing growth in the number of people visiting.
Figures from the Civil Aviation Service showed that the number of international arrivals at Rhodes Airport jumped by 132 per cent in April when compared to the same month last year.
Tom Panagos, public relations manager for Rhodes Tourism, said: "Greece is making a comeback this year and Rhodes is exceptionally positioned for those Brits who want to rediscover this all-time classic destination."
He went on to say that the weather, the beaches and the food have always been an attraction, however, upgrades to the island's tourism product have been made over the last few years which is benefitting the region.
Recently, Stansted Airport announced that Ryanair is launching a number of new services to Rhodes and Thessaloniki in time for this summer's holiday season.