Here are five Italy travel trends to keep in mind when booking your trip to Italy in 2014:1. The Pope Francis Effect: Rome is the place to be these days. Tourism was up 5% in the Eternal City in 2013 with a total of 12.6 million tourists visiting Rome in 2013. At least half of these visitors showed up to see the new Pope Francis and tourism offici...

Italian art police on Wednesday made their biggest-ever single seizure of looted works, more than 5,000 archaeological finds including Ancient Greek statues, amphorae, vases and drinking cups.   The finest piece was a 6th-century BC Corinthian kylix with black figures showing the myth of Theseus, the hero who slew the minotaur. The haul was...

by Frank Carlson There is something oddly attractive about a place slated to disappear, and at first glance, Civita di Bagnoregio is just that: a charming medieval town in central Italy that, thanks to its geology, has been slowly crumbling for thousands of years.   The Etruscans chose the site for its high ground in the 6th century B.C., b...

Luogo: Nettuno - 70° sbarcoPROGRAMMA 70° ANNIVERSARIO DELLO SBARCO   22 GENNAIO Cerimonie Istituzionali ore 9:30 - X Ray Beach (Poligono militare di Nettuno) – Raduno Autorità - Lancio di una corona in mare e passaggio aerei d'epoca ore 10.15 – Cimitero Monumentale Americano - Raduno autorità per deposizione di una corona d'alloro e...

Mercoledì 18 giugno l'Associazione Ego, con il patrocinio dell'American Chamber of Commerce in Italy, dedica il suo IV evento annuale al TTIP - Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership.   Il convegno si svolgerà mercoledì 18 giugno dalle ore 10.00, presso l'Aula dei Gruppi Parlamentari della Camera dei Deputati (Via di Campo Marzio 74, obb...

A team of students from Rome-based LUISS University has won the most important international trading online competition, the Rotman International Trading Competition, which was held in Toronto on February 19 -21. The “Blue Time” team secured the prestigious award for the second consecutive year, outperforming competitors from American Ivy League in...

Si terrà il 12 marzo a Roma (ore 10:30), nella sede dell'Ambasciata degli Stati Uniti d'America, in via Vittorio Veneto, la conferenza stampa di presentazione del contest internazionale di idee innovative firmato Istituto Italiano Imprenditorialità, insieme al Dipartimento di Stato degli Stati Uniti d'America e al Centro Residenziale Universitario...

Giovedì prossimo, 12 luglio, dalle 16 alle 19 si svolgerà alla Farnesina la sessione plenaria del Workshop UE-USA sulle Piccole e Medie Imprese nel contesto del TEC (Consiglio Economico Transatlantico). A presiedere il seminario sarà il Sottosegretario agli Affari Esteri, Marta Dassù. Tra i partecipanti il Vice Presidente della Commissione Europea...

The process of making bronze bells hasn't altered much in 1,000 years at the Pontifical Marinelli Foundry. What's changing is where they chime, as Italy's oldest family business looks abroad to dodge the economy at home. The company in Agnone, a small town about 220 kilometers (137 miles) southeast of Rome, has increased exports to 20 percent of i...

Given the current security environment, engaging NATO's partners is more important than ever. "By building partnerships along the line of science and security, the SPS Programme brings important soft power value for NATO," said Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges addressing the SPS information...