Inspectors visit Rhodes to probe reports of mass food poisoning of hotel guests

The Tourism Ministry has sent a team of inspectors from the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) to the island of Rhodes in the Dodecanese to investigate claims that a large number of tourists suffered food poisoning at a luxury hotel at the popular resort of Lindos, Skai reported on Thursday.

According to reports in the foreign press, hundreds of French and Russian tourists suffered severe food poisoning over the August 15 national holiday with many allegedly accusing the hotel's management of forcing them to pay out large sums of money for the medical treatment they received.