The 2012 season ended in Rhodes with a decrease of -7.32% vs last year. The total arrival figure to Rhodes up till the end of October was 1.606k pax, vs. 1,733k in 2011.
There was a significant decrease in tourist arrivals mainly from Italy (-68,5k ), Germany (- 50,5k), Poland (- 31k due to the collapse of several Polish Tour Operators) and Belgium (-12k).
On the other hand the large volume increase of clients visiting the island from Russia (+45k), together with Norway (+23k), UK (+8,6k) and Sweden (+5k) gave a better equilibrium to the final figures of January – October 2012.
The most significant changes in the market share was: the growth of the Russian Market from 7% to 10,4% and the decline of the Italian Market from 9,7% to 6,2% which is attributed also on the Italian crisis.
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