The Italian travel market, including the expenditure of foreign tourists, will be worth over 55 billion euros this year, up 4% with respect to 2016, according to data presented by Milan Polytechnic's School of Management at the TTG Incontri fair in Rimini. It said tourism arranged via digital channels was the driving force of the rise. It said the...

E’ questo il risultato del viaggio istituzionale del Presidente Giuseppe Di Pangrazio a New York dove è stato ricevuto dalla numerosa ed accreditata comunità di origine italiana. Il prossimo anno, una delegazione americana tornerà in Abruzzo, per verificare la fattibilità di sviluppare nel nostro territorio nuovi investimenti ed azioni di promozion...

While the popular time of year to visit Italy is undoubtedly in the summer months we are here to tell you to take advantage of the crazy cheap airline fares and plan an autumn trip. In case you needed some inspiration here are 12 reasons to visit Italy in the fall.The heat in the summer months in major Italian destinations like Rome, Florence and V...

One of the cons about traveling to Italy is the country has so many touristic hot spots it’s almost impossible to enjoy some quiet. One of the pros of traveling to Italy is that for each of those hot spots there are just as many - if not more - equally beautiful places to check out, where a peaceful visitor can breath in some fresher air and hear s...

Welcome to the vertiginous curves of the Marmites of the Giants (Marmitte dei Giganti), a karstic canyon made of large canals and steep cliffs, between Musellaro, Salle and Caramanico, in the Majella Natural Park. Dug over millennia by the river Orta, this spectacular geological formation is made up of rocky towers and inaccessible rapids – the so-...

Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini on Tuesday inaugurated the restored first-floor rooms of the Svevo Castle in the Puglia regional capital of Bari ahead of their opening to the public shortly. The space, which until recently hosted the offices of the Superintendent of Archaeology, Fine Arts and Landscape, will soon be used to display cont...

I was at the counter of a tony café in Turin when I had a moment. Looking around the elegant coffee bar, I felt swaddled in Italian opulence -- and immersed in Italy. The woman next to me was warning the barman about cold drinks. As an Italophile, I recognized the conversation as one that could only happen in Italy. The perceived danger of somethin...

Grand houses proverbially have grand souls, but the striking thing about Villa Gastel, on the shores of Italy’s Lake Como, is its mixture of the fabulous and the familial. The immense villa was a Benedictine convent, dating back to the 12th ­century, before it became the property of one of northern Italy’s most important families, the ­Visconti di...

New York is the Big Apple, Chicago is the Windy City and Los Angeles is, as its very name tells us, the City of Angels. Cross that pond and come to Italy, where you’ll find of course Rome, the Città Eterna, and Venice La Serenissima. Cities love nicknames, all over the world, but it’s about the Italian flair for alternative geographical denominatio...

Admittedly, I’m a saltwater kind of person, and a good vacation has always required an ocean beach. The appeal of lakes never truly hit me until I visited Italy’s lake district. Americans overlook this alpine region pocked with freshwater -- aside, maybe, from the famous Lake Como. But around Italy (and pretty much the rest of Europe) vacationers k...