NEWS FROM : ITALY  

More than 5 million Americans visit Italy every year, making it one of the most popular destinations for American tourists. One of the most popular reasons for traveling to Italy is to experience the world-renowned Italian cuisine, including classic pastas and pizzas. Americans indulge in Italian food while on holiday in Italy, but a key cultural d...

Italy took a tremendous hit from the coronavirus with one of the highest and quickest death counts outside of China early on during the pandemic. With the country finally stabilising, numbers decreasing and places opening up, the Italians must find ways to build their lives back up, especially the tourist industry which many are reliant on. Sitting...

Everyone has heard of the ice cream truck and you may have also heard of the cannoli cart,(video for cannoli cart is here) but here comes the Prosecco Van! This London based company tours the UK and has expanded to the US selling Italian prosecco on tap. If you’re hosting a party, wedding or any kind of event, this is a special treat for your guest...

The new FAI campaign to vote the place in Italy closest to your heart, the Luoghi del Cuore, has begun. The Luoghi del Cuore initiative was inaugurated 15 years ago by FAI, the Fondo Ambiente Italiano. It is a national campaign aimed at raising awareness about incredibly beautiful, but perhaps little known, locations and buildings around the countr...

“Dopo l’ordine del giorno sulla promozione del turismo di ritorno da me presentato in occasione dell’approvazione del Decreto Rilancio e accolto dal Governo, per dare ulteriore sviluppo alla mia iniziativa, ho avuto un proficuo scambio di vedute con il Presidente dell’ENIT, Dott. Giorgio Palmucci. Con l’esperto interlocutore ho fatto prima di tutto...

 Disaronno International has announced that Colangelo & Partners, a fine wine, spirits and food-focused integrated communications agency, will be its agency of record in the United States for the company's imported portfolio from Sicily: the Duca di Salaparuta Group (Corvo, Duca di Salaparuta and Florio Marsala), to develop and execute a comprehens...

Salvatore Ferragamo, the prestigious Italian fashion and luxury goods brand, has gone live with Centric Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). Centric Software® provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies to achieve strategic and operational digital transformation goals....

Calabria is a favorite summer holiday destination for Italians. While they may stick mostly to the beaches, there are often charming, seaside villages to explore, guarding historic buildings and picturesque alleys, best enjoyed in the late afternoon in the sunset light, after some fun hours at the beach.  Here are three Calabrian seaside villages t...

Following the European explorations of sea routes to Africa’s southern coasts (1488) and America (1492), emerging nation-states (in particular Spain, Portugal, France, and England) started expanding throughout the world. By discovery, conquest, and settlement, these countries spread European institutions and culture overseas. On the other hand, Ita...

Renato Zaghini, the newly elected president of the Grana Padano PDO protection Consortium, has it clear: in a time of uncertainty like this, maintaining market shares is much more important than maintaining the price level. Exactly the opposite of what the Parmigiano Reggiano PDO protection Consortium decided at the end of June, withdrawing 320,000...

David by Michelangelo was the destination of tourists in Florence, Italy, when I went before the 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic. Tourist groups moved to the Accademia Gallery . The original  David is kept in the Accademia. The Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo Square, has the second David copy.  We purchased tickets for the museum. Every tourist was permitt...

Nothing says old school Italian garden like a strand of braided garlic or onions. They have that wonderfully rustic, yet artistic look. For the Italian gardener, braiding is probably not done for the artistic quality as much as the simple, utilitarian purpose of a space saving, practical way to dry and to prepare garlic or onions for long term stor...