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Author: Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy

Mario is a veteran in the travel industry. His experience extends worldwide since 1960 when at the age of 21 he started exploring Japan, Hong Kong, and Thailand. Mario has seen the World Tourism develop up to date and witnessed the destruction of the root/testimony of the past of a good number of countries in favor of modernity/progress. During the last 20 years Mario's travel experience has concentrated in South East Asia and of late included the Indian Sub Continent. Part of Mario's work experience includes multi activities in the Civil Aviation field concluded after organizing the kik off of for Malaysia Singapore Airlines in Italy as an Institutor and continued for 16 years in the role of Sales /Marketing Manager Italy for Singapore Airlines after the split of the two governments in October 1972. Mario's official Journalist license is by the "National Order of Journalists Rome, Italy in 1977.

When archaeology and history meets tourism

When archaeology and history meets tourism

The round table "Göbeklitepe: Understanding the past with a look towards the future" was held at the Yunus Emre ... Read More

Old farms and agritourism: One step away from Rome

Old farms and agritourism: One step away from Rome

As part of the program, "Experiential Tourism in the Roman countryside farm for new atart-ups," the Rome Chamber of ... Read More

Expansion of Fiumicino Airport denied

Expansion of Fiumicino Airport denied

It took 12 years, but in the end, the Italy Ministry of the Environment rejected the project to expand ... Read More

New EasyJet connection to Egypt takes off from Naples to Hurghada

New EasyJet connection to Egypt takes off from Naples to Hurghada

The easyJet airline has kicked off a new connection to Egypt that flies from Naples, Italy, to Hurghada in ... Read More

Alliance with Emirates to strengthen connectivity in Europe

Alliance with Emirates to strengthen connectivity in Europe

Vueling airline and International Airlines Group (IAG) announced a new interconnection agreement with the flag carrier of the United ... Read More

Rome celebrates Turkey through gastronomy

Rome celebrates Turkey through gastronomy

The recent celebration in Rome of the National Day of the Republic of Turkey was done in close collaboration ... Read More

Alitalia Airline granted another miracle

Alitalia Airline granted another miracle

November 21, 2019 is yet another new extension date granted by the Italy Minister of Economic Development,  (MED), Stefano ... Read More

Winter flights set for Air Italy and Vueling

Winter flights set for Air Italy and Vueling

Air Italy Air Italy started its winter flight plan from Milan Malpensa airport to the Maldives Island on October ... Read More

Milan Linate airport reopens after 3 months

Milan Linate airport reopens after 3 months

After 3 months of restyling, which started on July 27, Milan Linate airport is back to activity. The Forlanini ... Read More

Italy TTG Travel event: Enhancing the supply chain

Italy TTG Travel event: Enhancing the supply chain

Today, at the Italy TTG Travel Experience of the Italian Exhibition Group, the meeting, entitled "Associations, Travel Agencies, Networks ... Read More

Rimini TTG Travel Experience opens in grand fairgrounds style

Rimini TTG Travel Experience opens in grand fairgrounds style

The Italian Undersecretary of State for Cultural Assets and Activities, Lorenzo Bonaccorsi, along with a tourism delegation, cut the ... Read More

Italian tour operators hosted by Cuban Ambassador

Italian tour operators hosted by Cuban Ambassador

H.E. Jose Carlo Rodriguez Ruiz, Cuban Ambassador to the Italian Republic, hosted a delegation of Italian tour operators. This ... Read More

The economic contribution of Milan Fashion Week to tourism

The economic contribution of Milan Fashion Week to tourism

The positive economic impact induced by Milan Fashion Week which ended last month has confirmed itself as a brand ... Read More

The world is in flames: Facing ecological challenges with Alain Daniélou

The world is in flames: Facing ecological challenges with Alain Daniélou

Jacques Cloarec, Honorary President of FIND (India-Europe Foundation for New Dialogues), shared his thoughts on the current situation of ... Read More

Karnataka International Travel Expo reveals world-class destination

Karnataka International Travel Expo reveals world-class destination

The Government of Karnataka, Department of Tourism, and Karnataka Tourism Society Skål Club, along with the Karnataka Golf Association, ... Read More

Slow Tourism: The Ghost Village of Celleno celebrates art

Slow Tourism: The Ghost Village of Celleno celebrates art

After the extraordinary public success of last year, the long-awaited appointment with the "Teverina Buskers," the international festival of ... Read More

Fast re-organizing of Italy’s Tourism department

Fast re-organizing of Italy’s Tourism department

Italian Conti government reshuffle The return of Minister Franceschini to the MiBAC following the formation of the new Conti ... Read More

Travel to Cuba: Via Russia and Italy

Travel to Cuba: Via Russia and Italy

The successfully-concluded OTDYKH Expo in Russia saw the participation of Cuba as a country partner for this 2019 International ... Read More

The Wonder Train will transport 4 million tourists in the Alps

The Wonder Train will transport 4 million tourists in the Alps

From December 13, 2020, 4 million tourists will be able to travel more easily between the Vaud and Bernese ... Read More

2026 Winter Olympics: Ciao Italy

2026 Winter Olympics: Ciao Italy

Milan and Cortina won the bid on the 2026 Winter Olympic Games, bringing back memories of the Cortina Olympics ... Read More

New tourist stimulus for Milan goes vroom vroom!

New tourist stimulus for Milan goes vroom vroom!

Milan has just celebrated the 90th anniversary of the Scuderia Ferrari, an important event for the Maranello company that ... Read More

Italy positioned at 8th place in tourism competitiveness

Italy positioned at 8th place in tourism competitiveness

The biennial World Economic Forum Report compares 140 economies and measures the set of factors and policies that enable ... Read More

New challenges for Italian tourism

New challenges for Italian tourism

Global Blue (the tax free shopping system), periodically analyzes purchases made by foreign tourists in Italy to monitor tourist ... Read More

Brexit, Boeing 737 MAX limbo put hundreds of Ryanair jobs at risk

Brexit, Boeing 737 MAX limbo put hundreds of Ryanair jobs at risk

Irish budget carrier Ryanair issued a shocking announcement that it foresees up to 1,500 redundancies among its employees. Those ... Read More

Tourism Summit set for Palazzo Chigi

Tourism Summit set for Palazzo Chigi

In view of the forthcoming First National Meeting on Tourism scheduled for September 13 and 14, 2019, in Ferrara, ... Read More

Federalberghi Puglia Tourism: Record summer numbers

Federalberghi Puglia Tourism: Record summer numbers

For the month of August 2019, Puglia is anticipating 1.1 million tourists who will generate 4.152 million presences (56% ... Read More

Italian Government Tourist Board and Automobile Club Italia sign MOU

Italian Government Tourist Board and Automobile Club Italia sign MOU

The president of ENIT (The Italian Government Tourist Board), Giorgio Palmucci, and president of the ACI (Automobile Club of ... Read More

TripAdvisor fined 100,000 euro for consumer code violations

TripAdvisor fined 100,000 euro for consumer code violations

The Council of State, accepting the appeal presented by the Competition and Market Supervisory Authority, criticized TripAdvisor for having ... Read More

Eva Air plans new direct flight from Milan to Taipei

Eva Air plans new direct flight from Milan to Taipei

Eva Air will inaugurate a new flight between Milan Malpensa in Italy and Taipei, Taiwan, on February 19, 2020. ... Read More

Italian Destination Wedding Tourism Observatory presented in Rome

Italian Destination Wedding Tourism Observatory presented in Rome

The Scientific Committee of the Destination Wedding Tourism (DWT) Observatory composed of Massimo Feruzzi, Scientific Director of the Observatory; ... Read More

Italy rail group incorporates development of tourism into its industrial plan

Italy rail group incorporates development of tourism into its industrial plan

The Polo of Tourism of the Italian State Railways System FS Group dedicated itself to the development of tourism ... Read More

Alitalia airline countdown: No blackmail accepted

Alitalia airline countdown: No blackmail accepted

“Next July 15 is the final date for those who intend to submit offers. Not an extra day granted! ... Read More

EasyJet airline: Now flying to Jordan, Egypt and Morocco from Italian bases

EasyJet airline: Now flying to Jordan, Egypt and Morocco from Italian bases

EasyJet airline is launching 9 new routes connecting Italy to North Africa and the Middle East from its bases ... Read More

Volotea airline: More flights from Naples to Greece

Volotea airline: More flights from Naples to Greece

Volotea airline has restored 6 flight connections from Naples to Greece. The routes operated from Naples to Greece rose ... Read More

Air Italy: New winter flights

Air Italy: New winter flights

The updating program of Air Italy is related to the Milan Malpensa-New York route, adding a Saturday frequency and ... Read More

Italian Federation of Travel Agents and Tourism goes international

Italian Federation of Travel Agents and Tourism goes international

The president of the Italian Federation of Travel Agents and Tourism (FIAVET), Ivana Jelinic, rose to the forefront of ... Read More