Rhodes Crowned Google’s Top Travel Searches for 2023

The Greek islands of Mykonos, Santorini, and Rhodes have topped the list of ”Google’s Top Travel Searches for 2023”. Google annually releases a report titled “Year in Search,” showcasing the searches users made in the past 12 months. These islands in the Southern Aegean emerged as the most sought-after places among Google users. Rhodes secured the first spot in the searches for city and island destinations, while Greece claimed the top position in country searches, with Mykonos, Santorini, and Rhodes significantly contributing to this achievement.

Google's Top Travel Searches for 2023

Google's Top Travel Searches for 2023

According to a feature in Conde Nast Traveler focusing on Rhodes, the island stands out despite the forest fires it faced during the summer. Travelers’ interest in supporting Rhodes is seen as evidence that the island’s beauty prevailed. As a result, by the end of 2023, Rhodes surpassed cities such as Orlando in the USA, Seville, Marrakech, Sicily, Delhi, Amsterdam, and others in the list of popular destinations.

These outstanding results for Rhodes are not a stroke of luck; 2023 was marked as another record-breaking year. Over 2.5 million visitors explored our beautiful island, arriving by both air and sea. High expectations are set for the upcoming year as well!

Similarly, Greece outperformed classic and top tourist destinations and competitors like Spain, Italy, Portugal, Croatia, etc. The islands in the Southern Aegean played a crucial role in the high number of searches.

The Regional Governor of the Southern Aegean, Giorgos Hatzimarkos, expressed the importance of protecting and preserving these results, emphasizing the need to work hard to maintain this recognition. These achievements align with the tourism indicators for the Southern Aegean, marking another record-breaking year in tourism.


Credits: cntraveller.com

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