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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.

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

High-speed rail travel: Which country is number one?

High-speed rail travel: Which country is number one?

Which countries in the world have the most advanced high-speed rail infrastructures for travel in the world? And who ... Read More

Italy Sports Tourism: Fair Play-Menarini Awards at Olympic Village in Rome

Italy Sports Tourism: Fair Play-Menarini Awards at Olympic Village in Rome

The curtain rises on the XXIII edition of the Fair Play-Menarini International Award officially presented in the Coni Hall ... Read More

Italian Railways plans for 20 million more tourists

Italian Railways plans for 20 million more tourists

A tourism development is being promoted and has launched by FS, the Italian State Railways System Group in Rome. ... Read More

Secrets of the Trajan Column revealed at Giardino di Boboli-Florence

Secrets of the Trajan Column revealed at Giardino di Boboli-Florence

A spectacular exhibition explains how the extraordinary monument of the Trajan Column was built, raised by the emperor Trajan ... Read More

Christian tourists to have 17 more places of worship to see in UAE

Christian tourists to have 17 more places of worship to see in UAE

The construction of 19 non-Muslim places of worship for communities residing in Abu Dhabi for over 33 years, for ... Read More

Cruise ships, Venice and UNESCO: Controversies for World Heritage Committee

Cruise ships, Venice and UNESCO: Controversies for World Heritage Committee

A press conference was presented by Mariarita Signorini, President of Italia Nostra Nazionale, L. Fersuoch President of Italia Nostra ... Read More

La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi: Live broadcast by Italian RAI-TV    

La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi: Live broadcast by Italian RAI-TV    

He last set up of Maestro Franco Zeffirelli, creator of dreams, inaugurated the 97th opera festival 2019 in a ... Read More

New Caledonia Tourism road show has only one European destination

New Caledonia Tourism road show has only one European destination

A delegation from New Caledonia Tourism (Nouvelle-Calédonie Tourisme Point Sud) led by its deputy general manager, Ms. Julie Laronde, ... Read More

FlyDubai connects Naples to Dubai

FlyDubai connects Naples to Dubai

“After the Sicilian connection (Catania), Naples is the second destination to be inaugurated in Italy over the last year,” ... Read More