Currency tailwinds and a strong performance in the U.S. and Europe sustained Italian eyewear giant Luxottica Group SpA in the first quarter, leading to record sales and operating profits as well as double-digit gains in net income. After the close of trading Monday in Milan, where Luxottica is listed, the company said that in the first three month...

by Claudia Baroncelli   With the wonderful Jacopo Juvarra hall in the seventeenth century Palazzina di Caccia Stupinigi (Turin) coming back to new life after restoration and the famous Andrea Mantegna's Bridal Chamber in Castello di San Giorgio (Mantua) reopening to public, Italy is once again one of the best places to admire timeless and ex...

by Chiara Assi   Did you know that Italy counts a whooping 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites? That makes it the country with the most sites on the World Heritage List. And while some are very well known around the globe – think glitzy Amalfi Coast, the stunning archeological area of Pompeii, and the historical centers of cities such as Florence...

Europe's largest steel lamination company wants to expand its operations into the United States — and they're going to do it from Paris, Illinois.Euro Group is an Italian industrial holding that supplies electrical steel laminations to the makers of electric motors and generators. Recently, the Milan, Italy-based company purchased the lamination d...

WTI Magazine #83    2016 September 16Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   With so much talk of rosé this summer, and every summer for that fact, it totally makes sense that our Italian Food Wine & Travel group (#ItalianFWT) is highlighting rosé wines of Italy from any region while some of our food a...

by Piers Evans   American Airlines (AA) will fly daily from Miami International Airport (MIA) and Malpensa (MXP) from November 21. With the new service, travellers from Milan can access more than 100 destinations throughout the US, Caribbean and Latin America, said the airline. Due to its growing Italian population and fashion industry, Mi...

  WTI Magazine #62    2015 June, 12Author : Expo 2015      Translation by:   The Expo's Biodiversity Park is the result of a partnership between BolognaFiere and the Expo 2015 SpA., in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies, the Ministry of the Environment, Protection of Land and Sea, and FederBio. The Themati...

by Mara Monti   The airline industry continues to stack up profits. In the third quarter, American Airlines confirmed the positive results with the merger with US Airways, completed at 85%, by introducing a single booking system. The next step will be the optimization of air routes, starting with the Italian routes, as explained by the compa...

E il torroncino mormorò, non passa lo straniero! Saranno i deliziosi prodotti della Sperlari, probabilmente, a vendicare l'onta del saccheggio delle imprese italiane "doc" da parte di colossi in ascesa di paesi esteri. Dopo l'acquisizione dei gianduiotti Pernigotti dai turchi della Toksoz e della griffe del cachemire Loro Piana da parte della holdi...

By Kelsey Drain   Milan has been listed as the number one fashion and luxury goods shopping destination in the world, according to research by SEA — the operator of the Italian business capital's principal airports — and consulting firm Pambianco Strategie di Impresa. The research was based on a series of "qualitative interviews on a sample...