They don't seem to want to enjoy our island, our culture, our hospitality.
"It's a problem here and we estimate that only around 15 per cent of rapes are ever reported [in Greece]," said detective Caroline Knight, the rape co-ordinator for the Devon and Cornwall police force. They don't want to talk to police – it's only when they go back home and they visit their GP, or tell their mums, that anything is said.Nearly 40 years after the start of mass tourism, they want to improve Greece's brand name by weaning themselves off the traditional sun, sex and sea tourism package so beloved by young Britons."It was never our intention to have this type of tourism," said Ms Tetradi from the Zakynthos Hoteliers Association."I feel really sorry for mayors in some of the islands who truly want the best, who want to preserve the beauty of their ancestral lands, but are forced to tolerate the ugliness of cheap tourism." British consular staff in Greece, alarmed by the disproportionate number of arrests, rapes and accidents involving Britons, have to help about 1,500 people in distress each year.The Foreign and Commonwealth Office last month launched a campaign warning Britons of the dangers of "wild" holidays abroad.