Category: Italy travel news

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.

British easyJet to launch Ukraine flights
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British easyJet to launch Ukraine flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 12, 2020

UK's budget carrier  easyJet announced that it has been licensed to fly to Ukraine and the air service to that ... Read More

New Genoa Bridge Inauguration in Memory of Lives Lost
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New Genoa Bridge Inauguration in Memory of Lives Lost

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

A heavy rain followed by a rainbow, the Italian anthem, and the reading of the 43 names of the victims ... Read More

Eurail launches first ever digital pass solution
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Eurail launches first ever digital pass solution

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 4, 2020

After successful testing in June, the highly anticipated e-version of the iconic Eurail pass is now available online for travelers ... Read More

Fiavet President Pleads for Restart of Cruise Tourism
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Fiavet President Pleads for Restart of Cruise Tourism

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- August 1, 2020

Fiavet (the Italian Federation of Travel Agents) declared its support for cruise tourism - an important sector of the Italian ... Read More

Rome and Lazio Convention Bureau Announces New Board
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Rome and Lazio Convention Bureau Announces New Board

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- August 1, 2020

Stefano Fiori is the new President of the Rome and Lazio Convention Bureau. This month, the offices were designated in ... Read More

“Space” is the Keyword for Seaside Tourism
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“Space” is the Keyword for Seaside Tourism

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 31, 2020

The trend for summers  and seaside tourism is taking the form of gazebos. The space in which the day passes, ... Read More

Milan is bouncing back from COVID-19
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Milan is bouncing back from COVID-19

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- July 31, 2020

The best time to see Milan is in the summer. The roads are clear, the autostrada leading from the Swiss ... Read More

Holland America Line designates its new flagship
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Holland America Line designates its new flagship

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 30, 2020

In honor of some of the most memorable ships in Holland America Line's nearly 150-year history, the premium cruise line ... Read More

Definitive Take-off of Alitalia as Public Capital Company
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Definitive Take-off of Alitalia as Public Capital Company

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

The definitive take-off of Alitalia (AZ) as a public capital company, Extrema Ratio (last solution), is pending EU Placet (approval) ... Read More

Hotels in Italy: The Restart That is Not There
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Hotels in Italy: The Restart That is Not There

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

"The storm of COVID-19 is still ongoing and continues to scourge the Italian hospitality system." With these words, the President ... Read More

Italian Travel Agents Protest: Demand Tourism Decree
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Italian Travel Agents Protest: Demand Tourism Decree

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

Italian travel agents protest and demand a tourism decree by August 10 which resulted in a meeting that lasted about ... Read More

Ryanair Strike Will Cause Weekend Chaos
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Ryanair Strike Will Cause Weekend Chaos

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

Over 100,000 passengers on the ground, 600 flights canceled, airports across Europe in chaos. This is the disastrous outcome that ... Read More

World Routes and Routes Asia postponed until 2021
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World Routes and Routes Asia postponed until 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 16, 2020

After careful consideration, and in close consultation with their hosts, Airports of Thailand and SEA Milan Airports respectively, it is ... Read More

Farewell Morricone: Italy Composer of the Century
Cultural Travel News

Farewell Morricone: Italy Composer of the Century

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

The National Cinema Museum of Turin in Italy is paying tribute to Maestro Ennio Morricone by proposing the diffusion of ... Read More

A New Italy
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A New Italy

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- July 11, 2020

When passing the Swiss/Italian border in Chiasso, on one side there was the Swiss Police without masks but within only ... Read More

Italian Tourism Without USA and Russia Loses Luxury Customers
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Italian Tourism Without USA and Russia Loses Luxury Customers

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 7, 2020

The European Union (EU) opened tourist borders to non-Schengen flights but left Italian tourism without USA and Russia, while in ... Read More

ENAC Hand Luggage Ban Onboard Contested by Ryanair
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ENAC Hand Luggage Ban Onboard Contested by Ryanair

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 7, 2020

There are more gatherings for everyone and more places to fly. But the new Italian Civil Aviation Authority ENAC hand ... Read More

Will Verona Arena Summer Festival Attract Tourists Amidst COVID-19?
Cultural Travel News

Will Verona Arena Summer Festival Attract Tourists Amidst COVID-19?

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

In the heart of music and with a prestigious all-Italian cast, on the inaugural evening of July 25 and with ... Read More

UNWTO official Italy visit marks re-start of European Tourism
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UNWTO official Italy visit marks re-start of European Tourism

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 3, 2020

The leadership of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is on its first official visit to a Member State since restrictions ... Read More

IGLTA reschedules Milan Global Convention to 2022
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IGLTA reschedules Milan Global Convention to 2022

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 2, 2020

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association has confirmed that it will bring its 38th Annual Global Convention to Milan in 2022. ... Read More

UNWTO officials visit Italy as borders re-open across Schengen Zone
European travel news

UNWTO officials visit Italy as borders re-open across Schengen Zone

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 1, 2020

Against the backdrop of the re-opening of borders across Europe, a high-level delegation from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has ... Read More

Tayaran Jet Airline Ready for Take Off
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Tayaran Jet Airline Ready for Take Off

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

The connections to Bologna from Catania, Palermo, and Comiso operated by Tayaran Jet, an Italian-owned Bulgarian carrier that has chosen ... Read More

Return to Italian Art and Nature After COVID-19
Cultural Travel News

Return to Italian Art and Nature After COVID-19

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

The National Environment of Italy (FAI) days are back on June 27 and 28, marking a return to Italian art ... Read More

Ryanair CEO Contests Alitalia 3 Billion Euro Funding
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Ryanair CEO Contests Alitalia 3 Billion Euro Funding

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

CEO of Ryanair, Michael O’Leary, returned to invite the Italy Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Paola De Micheli, to set ... Read More

Sicilian Opera Choir: Reason Enough to Visit Italy
Cultural Travel News

Sicilian Opera Choir: Reason Enough to Visit Italy

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

The Sicilian Opera Choir of Italy, winner of the International Opera Awards in 2017, is a reality that has established ... Read More

Digital Ambassadors: The Right Way and the Wrong Way
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Digital Ambassadors: The Right Way and the Wrong Way

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

To ensure no one gets left behind as Singapore becomes more digitally connected, the government will be setting up a ... Read More

Lampedusa Tourism Operators Send Loud Alarm Cry
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Lampedusa Tourism Operators Send Loud Alarm Cry

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 5, 2020

The first charters from Milan and Bologna scheduled on the island of Lampedusa (Sicily, Italy) have been cancelled, and the ... Read More

What an Italian Ghost Town Launched to get virtual tourists?
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What an Italian Ghost Town Launched to get virtual tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2020

Celleno, a small town located north of Rome rises from the strong coronavirus attack and is the first Italian town ... Read More

Italy Welcomes Regional Travel But is No One Welcoming Italy?
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Italy Welcomes Regional Travel But is No One Welcoming Italy?

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

From June 3, Italy welcomes regional travel, and Italians shall gain freedom of travel between regions. There will be no ... Read More

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
Cultural Travel News

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
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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
European travel news

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
Cultural Travel News

“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
Cultural Travel News

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

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