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The legacy of Gnudi now online

ITALY (eTN) - Leadership, jobs, and the south of Italy are the three lines of Tourism Italy in 2020, the Strategic Plan presented at Palazzo Chigi by Minister Piero Gnudi.

Lean times for Italy tourism industry

This year, and for the first time in history, there is no usual August exodus as of endless caravans of Italians hitting the roads for summer holiday.

Promoting Europe as a whole in Asia and South America

ITALY (eTN) - This is the proposal of the Minister of Tourism Piero Gnudi to the EU Commissioner Antonio Tajani.

From the boardroom of Italy’s building industry at Palazzo Madama

ITALY (eTN) - At the opening of a conference, the first thought of the newly-elected Minister goes to the victims of the island of Giglio.

See “The Best of Italy” through TourCrafters’ e-brochure

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - TourCrafters, the popular Italian tour operator, is happy to announce that “The Best of Italy 2012” brochure—now available in PDF and the easier, faster flash format—i

Smog emergency in Milan

ITALY (eTN) - Guiliano Pisapia, Milan’s Lord Mayor, confirmed in his official statement yesterday, a stop of traffic stop on Friday and Saturday, December 9 and 10, 2011.

Ryanair expansion to and from Italy

ITALY (eTN) - Ryanair announced that by November, seven new routes from Rome Ciampino Airport to six European destinations (Bordeaux, Marseille, Poznan, Wroclaw, Manchester and Leipzig) and Italy (Gen

Shore guide to Sorrento, Italy

(eTN) - When Americans visit Italy, I believe we have different tastes and expectations than regional Italians; our way of life is quite different, so I’d like to give some tips to American traveler

Southern Italy clings to the past

Italy - the land of Armani, Prada and Gucci; the birth place of Versace; the land of Parma ham, Calabrian sausages, salami, pasta, wines, and olives.

European Tour Operators Association asks where hotel tax dollars will go

Various hotel associations and other representatives of the travel industry were told in a special meeting yesterday with city authorities that Florence (Italy) plans to introduce an accommodation tax

ETOA welcomes Italian round table on coach tourism

The main focus of the Italian round table forum is to look at how Italian cities handle their permit systems and the future of coach tourism in the country.

Italy is celebrating

ITALY (eTN) - This year, Italy is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the unification of the country, which started a month ago on March 17, 2011 (this date has been declared a national holiday in I

A plan for Italy to increase tourism income

ITALY (eTN) - The objective: for Italy to increase it's tourism market by 10 to 20 percent within the next four years. The means: The Italian Minister of Tourism Mrs.

Take the kids to Italy on TourCrafters’ spring break package

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - What’s more fun and more educational than a trip to Disney World? How about a trip to Italy, home to the Colosseum, St. Peter’s, and pizza?

Italian hotel industry planning street march against new tax

ITALY (eTN) - The Board of Directors of Federalberghi-Confturismo met today in Rome in an extraordinary session and decided an immediate protest declaring a state of agitation against the introduction

Italy more divided than ever for the 150th anniversary of its...

(eTN) - Celebrations of the 2011 year-long event inaugurated by Mr.

Tourist taxes at a federal level in Italy

The President of the National Association of Italian Communes (ANCI), Sergio Chiamparino, has said that in the future, municipalities across Italy may be able to collect a visitor tax.

Italy is closing down Italian government tourist board offices

ITALY (eTN) - Due to massive budget cuts and restructured programming, the Italian State Tourist Board-ENIT is closing its iconic German Office in Munich (the Berlin office closed in 2009).

Tiffany sends Christmas tree to Italy

(eTN) - Italians used to travel abroad for this special holiday at the beginning of December, doing a “ponte” bridge from December 6-8.

BTC takes events to TTG Incontri

Meeting Time, the new workshop dedicated to the meetings industry, will be held on October 22-23 at the Fiera di Rimini Exhibition Centre as part of TTG Incontri, Italy’s leading B2B tourism show.