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Italy Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Italy, a European country with a long Mediterranean coastline, has left a powerful mark on Western culture and cuisine. Its capital, Rome, is home to the Vatican as well as landmark art and ancient ruins. Other major cities include Florence, with Renaissance masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s "David" and Brunelleschi's Duomo; Venice, the city of canals; and Milan, Italy’s fashion capital.

TTG SIA and SUN 2020: Destination Confidence
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TTG SIA and SUN 2020: Destination Confidence

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 28, 2020

From October 14-16, 2020 in the Rimini Exhibition Center, the 57th TTG Travel Experience will kick off  business for exhibitors, ... Read More

Indian Catholics: New Citizenship Law is Unconstitutional
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Indian Catholics: New Citizenship Law is Unconstitutional

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 27, 2020

An interesting report by Ms. I. Piro, editor of the Vatican City, informed regarding Indian Catholics: “About 30,000 faithful have ... Read More

About Restarting Italy: Concerns of Independent Hotel Managers
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About Restarting Italy: Concerns of Independent Hotel Managers

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2020

Over 200 independent hotel managers are raising the white flag and launching a united alarm cry to Minister Mibact Dario ... Read More

EHMA President urges European leaders to save tourism
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EHMA President urges European leaders to save tourism

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2020

Ezio A. Indiani, President of the largest and most important European association of luxury hotel managers, together with the National ... Read More

“Caritas”: Street art that highlights the tragedy of our days
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“Caritas”: Street art that highlights the tragedy of our days

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2020

On the walls of Milan, the contemporary pop-artist AleXsandro Palombo unveils "Caritas" - the new series of awareness-raising artworks in ... Read More

Italy prepares to re-start tourism as COVID-19 concerns are lessening
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Italy prepares to re-start tourism as COVID-19 concerns are lessening

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 23, 2020

General sentiment regarding the impact of COVID-19 in Italy is gradually becoming more positive. In two industry surveys, one conducted ... Read More

Verona Arena Mourns the Loss of Master Ezio Bosso
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Verona Arena Mourns the Loss of Master Ezio Bosso

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 16, 2020

The tragic and premature death of Master Ezio Bosso has shocked the world, and the whole Verona Arena Foundation has ... Read More

Pope Francis Aids Lebanon Youth: Sends $200,000 for Scholarships
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Pope Francis Aids Lebanon Youth: Sends $200,000 for Scholarships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 16, 2020

Pope Francis arranged for an extraordinary intervention for Lebanon affected by "a serious crisis" and poverty, thinking in particular of ... Read More

Prime Minister Conte: Italy will lift travel restrictions on June 3
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Prime Minister Conte: Italy will lift travel restrictions on June 3

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 16, 2020

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced today, that starting on June 3, the country will allow international and domestic travel. ... Read More

Italian Government Tourist Board Update on Effects of COVID-19
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Italian Government Tourist Board Update on Effects of COVID-19

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 16, 2020

This week's ENIT bulletin (Agenzia nazionale del turismo, known in English as the Italian Government Tourist Board) returns a new ... Read More

Can Italy Promise COVID-safe Events?
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Can Italy Promise COVID-safe Events?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 15, 2020

“We have worked on this plan,” said Corrado Peraboni, CEO of the Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), “with the aim of ... Read More

IGLTA builds LGBTQ+ travel industry connections during COVID-19 lockdown
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IGLTA builds LGBTQ+ travel industry connections during COVID-19 lockdown

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 6, 2020

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) has provided support to its members through weekly Google Meet conversations for the past ... Read More

World Routes and IATA Slot Conference to focus on recovery
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World Routes and IATA Slot Conference to focus on recovery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2020

As some governments look to ease restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic over the coming months, the travel and tourism ... Read More

Colombia joins Spain and Italy in pursuit of “Sanitized Venue” seal for nightlife venues
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Colombia joins Spain and Italy in pursuit of “Sanitized Venue” seal for nightlife venues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 28, 2020

For several weeks now, the nightlife sector has been working backstage, taking advantage of this period of inactivity to be ... Read More

Beautiful Villages in Europe: After COVID-19, will you go?
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Beautiful Villages in Europe: After COVID-19, will you go?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 21, 2020

Tellaro in the province of La Spezia is one of the most poetic villages in Liguria in Northern Italy and ... Read More

The Answer is Brunello: The Grape Is?
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The Answer is Brunello: The Grape Is?

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 11, 2020

Sangiovese in the Vineyard? Brunello (brown one) in the Glass Sangiovese is considered one of the most widely planted grape ... Read More

Trapped in Rome: eTN Journalist Mario Masciullo will answer your online questions
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Trapped in Rome: eTN Journalist Mario Masciullo will answer your online questions

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 6, 2020

Mario Masciullo has been a journalist working with eTurboNews for almost 20 years. Mario is a native Italian and usually ... Read More

Italy in times of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic
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Italy in times of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 4, 2020

This week, Italy was paying tribute to those who have died from the COVID-19 coronavirus by flying flags at half-mast. ... Read More

President of EU Commission extends olive branch to Italy
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President of EU Commission extends olive branch to Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 4, 2020

The President of the European Commission (EU) Ursula von der Leyen called for a common response against the COVID-19 coronavirus ... Read More

Gesture of Goodwill from Family-run Hotel During COVID-19
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Gesture of Goodwill from Family-run Hotel During COVID-19

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 2, 2020

In a gesture of goodwill by a family-run hotel business, a property in Rome, Italy, is making their rooms available ... Read More

Rome Tribute to Raphael: Celebrating 500-year anniversary
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Rome Tribute to Raphael: Celebrating 500-year anniversary

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 2, 2020

Over 200 works to celebrate Raffaelo Sanzio, 500 years after the death of this supreme Renaissance artist, a Rome tribute ... Read More

The Risk of Dying on Coronavirus? COVID-19 Research tells the truth
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The Risk of Dying on Coronavirus? COVID-19 Research tells the truth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2020

Albert Camus said in 1947 on The Plague „The only means to fight the plague is honesty.“  A Swiss medical ... Read More

European Council Coronavirus Response: Endangering Italy’s Permanence in the EU
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European Council Coronavirus Response: Endangering Italy’s Permanence in the EU

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 30, 2020

Was Europe supposed to end on March 26, 2020? The northern countries, led by Germany and Holland, closed their doors ... Read More

Italy PM Issue New Decree Shutting Down More of the Country
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Italy PM Issue New Decree Shutting Down More of the Country

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 24, 2020

Italy Prime Minister Conte announced new measures against the COVID-19 coronavirus that will last from March 23 until April 3. ... Read More

From Russia with love: 160 Russian doctors arrive in Italy to fight COVID-19
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From Russia with love: 160 Russian doctors arrive in Italy to fight COVID-19

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 23, 2020

The Russian anti-coronavirus mission, led by a general, arrived in Lombardy, Italy. As well as a team of 52 doctors ... Read More

Italy orders new restrictions to stop the COVID-19 pandemic
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Italy orders new restrictions to stop the COVID-19 pandemic

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 21, 2020

New restrictions across Italy to counter and contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus have been adopted tonight with an ... Read More

Very bad news for Italian tourism
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Very bad news for Italian tourism

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 18, 2020

From an early estimate, tourism in Italy will suffer significant damage which, only by May 31, will produce a negative ... Read More

Could Cuba save Italy and the world from Coronavirus?
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Could Cuba save Italy and the world from Coronavirus?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2020

While the first clinical test for a Coronavirus vaccine started in the United States today, Cuba may have already developed ... Read More

California, New York and Washington declared highest risk for COVID-19
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California, New York and Washington declared highest risk for COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2020

California, Washington, and New York in the United States were added to the Robert Koch Institute list of highest-risk regions ... Read More

Lugana, Italy: Wines Waiting in the Wings
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Lugana, Italy: Wines Waiting in the Wings

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 14, 2020

Lugana, located in the vinicultural region of northern Italy, sits at the southern end of Lake Garda. Lugana, derived from ... Read More

Italy Prime Minister announces closure of all commercial activities
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Italy Prime Minister announces closure of all commercial activities

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 12, 2020

New measures against the COVID-19 coronavirus were announced by Italy Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte entailing the closure of all commercial ... Read More

New Coronavirus treatment success in Italy is encouraging
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New Coronavirus treatment success in Italy is encouraging

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 12, 2020

The situation in Italy is dire when it comes to COVID-19. Authorities and science are doing the impossible to make ... Read More

Italy is not China but Must Change Pace with NATO Intervention
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Italy is not China but Must Change Pace with NATO Intervention

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 10, 2020

In news today, COVID-19 infections in Italy hit 10,149 - more than anywhere else in the world except for China. ... Read More

Traveling from Austria to Italy?  Schengen Border is closed
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Traveling from Austria to Italy? Schengen Border is closed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2020

The Schengen area within the European Union is one of the biggest achievements of the EU allowing freedom of movements ... Read More

The whole of Italy now a Protected Red Zone of COVID-19
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The whole of Italy now a Protected Red Zone of COVID-19

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 10, 2020

A new decree was announced by Italy President Conte at a press conference today, Monday, March 9, at 9 pm ... Read More

Italy travel restrictions now nationwide
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Italy travel restrictions now nationwide

editor editor- March 9, 2020

Skyrocketing infections that cemented Italy travel restrictions due to it being a global virus hot spot for COVID-19 coronavirus and ... Read More

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