Italy

  • Milan train crash kills two, more than 100 hospitalised

    Published on : Thursday, January 25, 2018

    At least two people have been killed and more than ten have been majorly injured following an eight-car passenger train derailment on the outskirts of Milan, Italy.       One fire official spoke at the city’s control room that …

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  • China- EU Tourism Year opens in Italy

    Published on : Saturday, January 20, 2018

    The Tourism year of China-European Union opens with the official ceremony in Venice in Italy.     The high-level representatives from the European Union (EU) and China gathered at the Doge’s Palace to celebrate the official opening of 2018 China-EU …

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  • Italy’s first free-entry Sunday to its museum attracts record number of visitors

    Published on : Tuesday, January 9, 2018

    Italy’s Culture Ministry revealed that the country’s museums are registering a high number of visitors in the first Sunday of 2018, and thus keeping up the trend of 2017.       More than 123,000 people visited museums, archaeological and …

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  • 3m Brits gear up to book holiday, post snow descend

    Published on : Thursday, December 28, 2017

    According to a new research from ATOL three million people are set to book their holiday this week due to December’s snowy weather which has accelerated the holiday booking period for one in five consumers.     The spike in …

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  • Rome’s landmark tourist attraction to start charging its visitors in next May

    Published on : Thursday, December 14, 2017

    One of the most popular tourist attractions of Rome, The Pantheon will start charging for entrance in May 2018 which is presently free to its public.     On 11 December, Italy’s culture ministry has announced the move and confirmed …

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  • TripAdvisor reveals best UNESCO World Heritage sites across the globe

    Published on : Friday, December 8, 2017

    The importance of preserving our cultural and natural heritage is crucial, and groups like the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization are key in this endeavour. As travellers, one can visit these locations which are a true legacy from …

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  • Italy – the most desired country for tourists

    Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017

    Evelina Christillin, the President of Enit – Italy’s National Tourism Agency said, “Italy is the most sought-after destination by foreign tourists and it is an honour for us to return to WTM in London as a premier partner.” She said …

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  • Italy needs to make most of its rich heritage of culinary tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    It is not hard to understand why the number of international visitors to Italy’s Bolgheri wine country in Tuscany has doubled in five years.   “People have always come in the summer for the beaches,” said Riccardo Binda, the general …

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  • Basilica di Santa Croce in Florence, Italy indefinitely closed due to tourist’s death

    Published on : Monday, October 23, 2017

    Basilica di Santa Croce in Florence, Italy has been close indefinitely after a 52 years old tourist’s death.     A section of stone fell from one of the church walls and hit the Barcelona tourist, Daniel Testor Schnell, who …

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  • 52 years old Barcelona tourist killed in Florence church after stone fragment fell

    Published on : Friday, October 20, 2017

    A tourist from Spain has been killed by a falling stone fragment in one of the Italy’s busiest city, Florence. The tourist was 52 years old hailing from Barcelona.     The stone from the church, said to have supported …

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  • Are you ready for a spine-chilling Halloween break in Italy?

    Published on : Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    Halloween is just around the corner.   In celebration of the Halloween season, Italy holiday specialists Italy4Real have compiled a guide to some of the spookiest sights in Italy.     In Italy, Halloween is an event which locals have …

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  • La Spezia’s cruise traffic is growing

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    La Spezia is now the growing hub of cruise tourism. As, the city is located in Liguria, Italy, most of the cruises are docked there as there is a growing opportunity of tourism.       Between January and June …

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  • Eataly ready to open massive Italian food theme park

    Published on : Thursday, August 31, 2017

    The largest Italian marketplace across the world, Eataly is ready to open a 20-acre food theme park this November in the region of Bologna in Italy.   The massive food emporium known as FICO Eataly World is scheduled to be …

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  • Florence launches strict campaign to fight mass tourism

    Published on : Thursday, August 24, 2017

    After Venice launched its #EnjoyRespectVenezia campaign, Florence also followed the suit to help change the tourist behaviours through fines.   Tourism Chief Anna Paola Concia unveiled a new campaign #EnjoyRespectFirenze with a stern warning to tourists that visitors to the …

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  • Terror attack probes Italy to build concrete barriers at famous landmarks

    Published on : Tuesday, August 22, 2017

    Following the terror attack in Barcelona last Thursday, Italy has built concrete barriers circumfusing its famous landmarks.     Major tourist hotspots such as in Milan, Rome, Bologna and Turin are all stepping up security in pedestrianised areas. Although the …

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  • Italian beach resort stopped gay tourist couple from hugging

    Published on : Wednesday, August 9, 2017

    A 17 and an 18-year-old man were asked not to hug by a beach resort in southern Italy! Accused of homophobia, this young couple was at the Lido Arcobaleno beach resort in Caserta, Campania. They hugged while in the pool …

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  • Wego suggests an alternative destination guide for Middle East travellers

    Published on : Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Wego.ae, the largest travel marketplace in the Middle East, shares some fantastic alternative destination choices to the US.   “The world is diverse – there’s no reason that US visa restrictions should impact your travel style. There are great alternatives …

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  • Italy is the fifth most visited country in the world

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Italy at present is experiencing all time tourism high. The rich history, traditions, culture and natural beauty of Italy along with its incredible cuisine has become a magnet for visitors from across the globe.   According to a report by …

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  • Costa Diadema serves food to hungry children

    Published on : Monday, July 24, 2017

    Costa Diadema has launched its social project to save the hungry children, by tackling the food waste.     This project involves the collecting of food that has been prepared, but not served in the  restaurants  of the cruise and …

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  • Prague sees an increase in the Russian tourist figures

    Published on : Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    In the first quarter of 2017 , 1 380 000 people visited Prague, who altogether spend 3 200 000 nights here. Prague City Tourism recorded a significant increase in a number of visitors coming from Russia. In the first three …

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