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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.

Coronavirus in Italy: Extraordinary safety measures put in place

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

The first weekend of the rapid spread of Coronavirus in Italy activated the security system that involved all health institutions ... Read More

Venice Tourism stops Carnival sending visitors home

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 24, 2020

Italians and visitors getting ready to attend the rest of the Venice Carnival or the Milan Fashion week will have ... Read More

Milan and Venice on high alert for Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 23, 2020

A scenario where COVID-19 could spread in two major Italian Cities and travel destinations, namely Milan and Venice would turn ... Read More

Sistine Chapel Event: Making a Better Tourism Attraction

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2020

On the occasion of the celebrations of the fifth centenary of the death of Raffaello Sanzio (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520), the ... Read More

Italy reports 34 cases of coronavirus infection

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2020

The sudden breakout of coronavirus in Italy has claimed new victim in the northern Italian region of Lombardy. According to ... Read More

Seychelles dazzles the city of Milan

editor editor- February 20, 2020

The island paradise of Seychelles took to the city of Milan in Italy for the 40th edition of the Borsa ... Read More

Tourists love Pompeii restoration

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2020

Pompeii is a vast archaeological site in southern Italy’s Campania region, near the coast of the Bay of Naples. Once ... Read More

Egypt’s Tourism: Encouraging numbers from Milan BIT travel exhibition

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

Egyptian tourism has demonstrated its best at the last edition of the BIT (Borsa Internazionale del Turismo) travel exhibition in ... Read More

Visit USA Italy elects and names brand new President

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

Elections were held for the renewal of the board of the Visit USA Italy association, resulting in new lifeblood for ... Read More

Alitalia-Etihad bankruptcy investigation closed: 21 suspects

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

The public prosecutor's office in Civitavecchi, Italy, closed the Alitalia-Etihad bankruptcy investigation into the Alitalia crack by contesting, for various ... Read More

Milan hosts 2020 IGLTA Annual Global Convention

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

Fiera Milano and Sonders & Beach have renewed the partnership which provides for the creation of an area dedicated to ... Read More

Online Innovation Event: Man vs. Travel Technology

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 11, 2020

The "Onlife" travel technology revolution arrives at Stazione Leopolda in Florence, Italy, on February 12 as BTO 2020 Travel Onlife ... Read More

Coronavirus Effect: Postpone but do not cancel events

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 8, 2020

In the MICE industry, Italy and Rome have the right recipe for success: when the goal is Rome - it ... Read More

Two killed, 29 injured in Milan high-speed train crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2020

Two Italian railway employees were killed and one was gravely wounded when a high-speed train en route from Milan to ... Read More

A high-speed passenger train deadly derail in Italy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 6, 2020

The Frecciarossa high speed passenger train that left Milan at 5.10 am derailed at 5.35 between Milan and Bologna. Two ... Read More

Roma Travel Show: First Tourism Exhibition in capital of Italy

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

The Travel Group has signed a partnership with the Roma Travel Show on the agenda at the Palazzo dei Congressi ... Read More

Btm 2020 tourism fair returns to Puglia in February

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 29, 2020

Lecce Fiere will bring together the main players in the tourism sector, such as buyers and sellers, organizations, experts, tour ... Read More

Cortina announces ‘Carousel of the Dolomites’ for 2026 Winter Olympics

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

The governor of Italy's  Veneto region Luca Zaia and the mayor of Cortina Gian Pietro Ghedina announced the "Carousel of ... Read More

New planes, more flights: Qatar Airways invests in Venice

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

Qatar Airways strengthens its presence at Venice Marco Polo Airport in 2020 with frequency increase from 7 to 11 flights ... Read More

Jennifer Lopez moving to the Castle Orsini in Celleno, Italy?

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 22, 2020

Jennifer Lopez would love living in a small village in Italy or Bali, with a quiet lifestyle. On Vanity Fair ... Read More

Lufthansa CEO on Alitalia: “We need the right partner and restructuring”

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 14, 2020

The Alitalia case returns with concerns over some of the critical activities of the Italian economy. The economic daily Sole ... Read More

International Hospitality Association Names New Italy President

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 11, 2020

During the 45th International Congress in London, Danilo Guerrini was elected President of the Italy delegation of Relais & Châteaux, ... Read More

Introducing Nizza DOCG, Italy

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

Learning by Sipping What I did not know about Nizza DOCG before I attended the Master Class in Manhattan would ... Read More

Tourists Visit Museums in Italy for Free

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 11, 2020

There were over 170,000 admissions on the first Sunday of Free Museums sponsored by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and ... Read More

Aer Lingus: Boston and New York via Brindisi, Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 11, 2020

Aer Lingus will begin flying from the Apulian city of Brindisi to the two US destinations of Boston, Massachusetts, and ... Read More

A New Tourism Leader Named for Barcelona, Spain

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

Eduard Torres has been named as the new President of the Turisme de Barcelona executive committee, receiving the appointment after ... Read More

Milan Bergamo Airport: Best Year Ever

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2020

Welcoming 920,000 more passengers last year than in 2018, Milan Bergamo Airport witnessed a 7.1% growth in passenger traffic, recording ... Read More

Six German Tourists killed in Southern Tyrol, Italy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2020

Six German tourists vacationing in the village of Luttach Southern Tyrol, Italy have been killed in this Northern Italy province. ... Read More

Italian Tourist Confederation: Lower Your Prices!

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 24, 2019

The Made in Italy tourism sector is doing well, but according to Confturismo (the Italian Tourist Confederation) it is not ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group announces new CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) announced that today the Board of Directors co-opted Corrado Peraboni as a member of the Board ... Read More

Cyprus Airways launches new flight from Rome to Larnaca

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 17, 2019

Cyprus Airways announces the launch of the new route from Rome, Italy to Larnaca, Cyprus starting from summer 2020, with ... Read More

Italian 2020 Enogastronomic Tourism Report to be Presented at BitMilano

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 17, 2019

The fortieth edition of BitMilano proposes, among the initiatives aimed exclusively at the trade, a dense network of conference activities ... Read More

Italy to start issuing 5-year Schengen visas to Russian tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019

In 2020, Russians, who are planning to travel throughout Europe, will be able to get a Schengen visa valid for ... Read More

WWII 500-pound British bomb triggers ‘largest peacetime evacuation’ in Italy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2019

A discovery of unexploded 500-pound WWII British bomb near a local movie theater, triggered an unparalleled evacuation operation in Italy’s ... Read More

Vueling announces year-round Milan Bergamo-Barcelona service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2019

Milan Bergamo Airport is spreading early festive cheer as Vueling confirms its regular seasonal link to Barcelona will become year-round ... Read More

Milan Mega Christmas Village: Largest in All of Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 14, 2019

Christmas is approaching and every city in the country of Italy is preparing for the event with initiatives aimed above ... Read More