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ITALY (eTN) - The International Art Exhibition at the Venice Biennale, which opened June 1, got off to a positive start.
Each day, more than 60,000 people visit Venice - more than the entire population of the city.
ITALY (eTN) - Thello, is the name of a new private French-Italian low-cost train, linking Paris-Milan-Venice.
The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) held a meeting on August 23 with the assessors in charge of tourism and transport in Venice.
The lagoon city risks “losing its soul” as it struggles to cope with 60,000 tourists a day, nearly double the number it can sustain, according to Italia Nostra (Our Italy).
The city of Venice, Italy, with its famous waterways and beautiful buildings is losing official residents at a rapid rate causing some people to hold a mock funeral on Saturday.
From Feb. 1, Venice will make its tourism services available online in a bid to spread the concentration of its 20 million visitors more evenly throughout the year.
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The 10 tourists were treated after tripping on the steps on the 94-metre long Constitution Bridge, designed by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, which opened on September 11.
ROME - As summer sets in, tourists visiting Venice will find fountains feature unexpectedly high on this year's sightseeing tours as the city council aims to reduce waste in the world's biggest consumer of mineral water. A new initiative to cut down on bottled water consumption, called "100% Public" (www.100X100pubblica.it), will be launched on Thursday, which is World Environment Day.
A bar in Venice that is renowned for hosting famous visitors in the past is helping out its modern American patrons with 20% discounts. Harry's Bar near the famous St Mark's Square was a popular watering hole with Orson Welles, Truman Capote and, most famously, Ernest Hemingway.
Police investigating the death of a British tourist on a Valentine's Day trip to Venice are examining an anonymous letter from someone who claims to have killed him after they had a row on a bridge. Richard Raynor, 23, disappeared after an argument with his girlfriend, Katie Robinson, 21, following a romantic meal in the Italian city ten days ago.
Venice — City officials on Monday opened a new water-bus line here with one special feature: no day-trip tourists allowed. The new line — reserved for holders of the Carta Venezia pass — was introduced to lessen the impact of the estimated 20 million people who visit Venice each year on the city’s beleaguered residents.