NEWS FROM : ITALY  

With a whole pavilion dedicated to the USA, TTG Incontri is the only trade fair in Italy gathering under the same roof the widest and most comprehensive US tourist offer.   Together with the USA, many other international destinations choose TTG Incontri as the only trade exhibition for promotion in the Italian market. According to Euromonito...

During the presentation ceremony of the book "Firenze sotto tiro" by F. Hartt on the liberation of the City, on June 26 the members have greeted Sarah Morrison leaving Florence ceasing the functions of the U.S. Consul General.   The Co-Chairs have donated to Sarah a painting of Anna di Volo and a t-shirt with the words FLORENCE LOVES YOU. &...

Italy unveiled the restored crown jewel of the ancient city of Pompeii on Friday, showing off a rare success story as it races to shore up the site marred by such mismanagement and neglect that it risked losing EU funding and its UNESCO World Heritage site listing.   Culture Minister Dario Franceschini cut the ribbon to open the restored Vil...

by Natascia Ronchetti   In the biotech cluster of Mirandola, in the province of Modena, devastation has given way to innovation. The destruction of nearly two-thirds of the area's businesses brought on by an earthquake nearly three years ago was followed by an aggressive reconstruction effort that's catapulted the biggest groups back onto th...

Per questa estate Delta Air Lines e Alitalia hanno annunciato la ripresa del volo stagionale non-stop dall'aeroporto di Pisa all'aeroporto John F. Kennedy di New York a partire dal 16 giugno. Il collegamento sarà operato quattro volte a settimana fino al prossimo 29 giugno, mentre a partire dal 2 luglio, e fino al 6 settembre, sarà operato sei volt...

In the modern age of design, where even the most basic object is studied and rendered beautiful by industrial designers who have reached celebrity status, (orange squeezer or usb key anyone?), it seems that almost anything can become "cult".   The rise of the hipster has done nothing to help this saturation of everyday things gaining an aest...

"Grana Padano Riserva si è aggiudicato la medaglia d'oro nella categoria 'formaggi duri italiani' all'International Cheese Award di Nantwich, una sorta di Oscar dei formaggi che si svolge ogni anno in Inghilterra. Per tutti noi si tratta di un'ottima notizia che conferma l'eccellenza del nostro formaggio, sempre più simbolo del made in Italy di qua...

by Giorgio dell'Orefice   Italian wine producers want to celebrate the 2015 vintage - which looks set to be of unusually excellent quality - with a special "reserve" label. The idea is to set aside more wine from 2015 for the "reserve" (which is of superior quality and carries a special label) than in other years.   The "reserve"...

By Valentina Harris   Considering that is 96 per cent Catholic, it is not surprising that Christmas is treated as a very important occasion. In addition to the religious traditions, the festivities centre on spending time with friends and family – and much like in Britain, the gathering of loved ones has a heavy focus on food.   The d...

To connect with the rural charm that defines Tuscany, consider exploring by car and staying not in towns but in farmhouses. Savvy travelers can slow down and get a taste of Italian rural life in the traditional-yet-cozy lodgings of a countryside B&B or an agriturismo — a working farm that takes in guests.   As the names imply, these lodg...

About 525 municipalities in Italy, and three million Italians, have been classed as "garbage-free" in a recent report by green group Legambiente which praises those parts of the country that are managing to reduce non-recyclable waste to a minimum. The north of the country is leading the way, with 413 municipalities, or 79% of the total. The south...

The Ferrari FXX K has won the Compasso d'Oro, one of the most prestigious design awards. The Ferrari FXX K, the jury explained, received the "Compasso d'Oro for a vehicle that exhibits a high level of industrial artisanship. It reflects the values of both Ferrari and of the Made in Italy brand. This recognition goes to a formidable team for exempli...