COVID-19 tourism trial ready to start in Rhodes


A total of 189 Dutch tourists that are participating in the pilot programme for the opening of this year's tourism season, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, will arrive on the island of Rhodes on Monday afternoon.

Their holidays on Rhodes will start today and will end on Monday 19 April.

The Dutch tourists are of various ages and are expected to land at Diagoras Airport of Rhodes with a Transavia flight at 17:40.

All of them, including their two guides, have undergone PCR test with negative result three days before three days and another rapid test before leaving from the Netherlands.

Three days before leaving, Greece will take another PCR test and a quick test before embarkation.

The tourists will be able to move freely to all the areas of Mitsis Grand Beach Hotel that will host them for a week and probably some small events for their entertainment will exist.

COVID-19 Grand Hotel Beach Hotel | Rhodes | Mitsis Hotels
Grand Hotel Beach Hotel | Rhodes | Mitsis Hotels

The hotel will not have any other clients.

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