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Italy: Tourism boom boosts summer GDP

After two years of travel and tourism restrictions linked to the COVID-19 pandemic emergency, Italy is now poised to reap the benefits of the first unrestricted summer season. According to the latest e-invoicing data, reservations, airport arrivals and room occupancy figures, in the first half of the year, accommodation and food services marked a 66% […]

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Italy’s tourism receipts will reach 17 billion euros this summer, mainly driven by American tourists

A study published by the retailers association Comfcommercio has revealed that tourism revenues in Italy are expected to reach 17 billion euros in revenue this summer. The report also shows that the main drivers of the recovery are Americans, with 2.2 million American visitors expected to bring in 2.1 billion euros between July and September, […]

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Kenya plans to cut tourism marketing budget in Japan and Italy

Economy Kenya plans to cut tourism marketing budget in Japan and Italy Monday, June 13, 2022 Tourism CS Najib Balala. FILE PHOTO | NMG Kenya plans to cut marketing spend in three traditional tourism source markets to free up advertising budget in favor of five new markets like China, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia […]

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European Commission approves Italy’s tourism support program – EURACTIV.com

The European Commission has given the green light to Italy’s €698 million aid package included in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan, which aims to mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19 on businesses across the country. tourism sector, she announced on Wednesday. The tourism sector represents 6% of the country’s GDP, or about 93 billion […]

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The Italian tourism sector will register a 35% increase this year

Following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, Italy is expected to see an increase in arrivals and overnight stays. According to the latest publication from the tourism research institute Demoskopika, more than 92 million tourists are expected to vacation in Italy this year. This means that compared to last year, Italy will show a 35% increase, […]

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Italy’s Tourism Minister reveals new strategies to recover from the pandemic

The first internal press conference of the head of the Italian tourism department, Minister Massimo Garavaglia, guardian of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) was held for the first time in a long time, in person. The objective of the meeting with the press – vaunted hub of Italian tourism – was to say […]

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Tourism in Italy could be hit as deadly bacteria afflict millions of olive trees

If you’re planning to visit Italy and are inspired by its beautiful olive orchards, you might be disappointed. Picturesque olive trees in Italy have been infested with a bacteria that is causing their destruction. According to a Bloomberg report, the Italian government ordered the uprooting of 1,150 olive trees in the Piana degli Ulivi Monumentali […]

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Italy’s tourism industry calls for more state aid

Photo: Google Maps Tista’ taqra bil- Malta. Italy’s tourism industry has asked the country’s government to provide additional financial assistance as the country is experiencing dire tourism figures in 2021. Compared to more than 100 million tourists who visited the country in 2019, only 60 million visited the country this year. Reacting to falling tourist […]

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Italy’s tourism industry calls for more state aid as visitor numbers drop

Italy has seen disastrous tourism figures for 2021 with only 60 million visitors compared to more than 100 million in 2019, as well as 13 million fewer trips by Italians abroad. Carlo Sangalli, the president of the association Confcommercio, raised the alarming statistics with the Italian government, calling for more support, including an extension of […]

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The Italian tourism industry asks the government for financial assistance amid the current COVID-19 situation

Italy’s tourism industry has requested assistance from the country’s government to help the sector cope with the damage caused by the coronavirus and its new strains. The Omicron variant of COVID-19 has recently led to a large number of flight cancellations over the Christmas weekend in Italy and other European countries, as governments continue to […]

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New recovery for Italian tourism to the tune of 1 billion euros

The initiative, in synergy with SACE, a state organization that works on the internationalization of companies, is the first direct intervention in SMEs (small and medium enterprises) in the sector as part of the Italian automotive strategic program. The credit institute’s investment plan provides for the provision of additional resources of 120 billion, launched this […]

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Italian tourism will generate 3.16 billion euros during the All Saints holiday

Italy’s hotel association, Federalberghi Hotel Group, predicted last Thursday that the last weekend of October would be long and productive, as 3.16 billion euros were expected to be generated from that weekend alone. The prediction was based on the fact that Monday November 1 is a public holiday (All Saints Day), during which ten million […]

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SBS language | Green Pass proves to be a boost for Italian tourism. Will Australia follow his lead?

At the start of the pandemic in 2020, Italy suffered badly from the spread of the coronavirus. It has become one of the most affected countries and has had many victims who have fallen due to the virus. But it is interesting to note that during the summer of this year, one of Italy’s most […]

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Italy’s tourism ministry is finally back, says BMT president

The results of the Mediterranean Tourism Exchange, which was held from June 18 to 20, 2021, were there for exhibitors and mainly for professionals from the public. The Minister of Tourism commended the President of BMT for spearheading this important initiative. Minister Garavaglia has promised to present a bill to the government aimed at reducing […]

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Brexit news: tax-free shopping could offer a new opportunity for Italian tourism | World | News

Duty-free shopping specialist Global Blue said the UK’s exit from the European Union is an “opportunity to revive Italian tourism”. He believes that the prospects for tourism from the United Kingdom are particularly good, especially in the medium term. Indeed, the Mediterranean country is the third most popular destination for British travelers in Europe after […]

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Italy tourism smiling on Campania Teatro 2021

This year will take place the fourteenth edition of Campania Teatro which will be held from June 12 to July 11. More than 160 events will be presented for a month of programming in outdoor locations and in complete safety. Italian citizens and tourists will have the chance to participate in this exciting festival held […]

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The future of the Italian tourism industry

Wanted in Rome interviews Antonio Barreca, Managing Director of Federturismo, one of the key figures in the Italian travel and tourism industry. by Marco Venturini What is the current situation of tourism in Italy? The health and economic crisis caused by the pandemic has had a dramatic impact on the tourism sector. Although we are […]

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tourism will resume from mid-May

Italy will open to tourism from mid-May, Prime Minister Mario Draghi has said. His message to potential visitors is that “now is the time to book your vacation”. Mr Draghi said Italy would get ahead of the EU in introducing its own travel pass to resume tourism after the pandemic. “Let’s not wait until mid-June […]

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The virtual Italian tourism fair this week: one of the great destinations in the world

The Italian National Tourist Board (ENIT) presented its annual travel industry event Workshop Italia 2021: Active & Leisure this week. Taking place virtually for the first time on March 16 and 17, with an additional day added on Thursday March 18, the workshop offered unprecedented networking and contracting opportunities for Canadian tour operators and travel […]

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Italy Tourism again a ministry after 60 years

An Italian Ministry of Tourism was created 60 years ago after 24 political changes. Due to COVID-19, the country saw 273 million fewer tourists in 2020. How will the 224 billion euros of the recovery plan be spent? This is what the new Mario Draghi, Italian Prime Minister, has decided. Italy Tourism leaves the Department […]

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What future for tourism in Italy?

According to a recent survey conducted by the Italian Government Tourism Office known as ENIT, a third of Italians are already looking forward to and planning for the Christmas holidays. According to market research provider Euromonitor, the future of tourism and travel in Italy will be sustainable, responsible and digital. So how is tourism really […]

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Impact of Covid-19: Italy’s tourism sector set to contract by 100 billion euros

The impact of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic on Italy’s tourism sector could reach 100 billion euros ($118 billion), far more than previous estimates, according to studies. Studies published on Monday by Confiturismo and Assoturismo, two of Italy’s most important industrial groups, indicated that the amount corresponded to more than 6% of the country’s GDP at […]

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Italy’s tourism industry misses out on US big spenders

Tourists are back in Italy – a country that was the epicenter of Europe’s coronavirus outbreak months ago, claiming nearly 35,000 lives. European Union borders have reopened to tourists from a list of countries without the need to quarantine. But the United States is not on this list – much to the dismay of Italian […]

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Effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the Italian tourism industry

Confturismo, the country’s tourism association, said Italy had already lost 30 million tourists between March and May. From Rome to Milan, from Naples to Venice, Italy has been one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world for the past few decades. A country with diverse offerings including 55 UNESCO World Heritage sites, fabulous […]

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Death in Venice? Italian tourism under respiratory assistance

“This is the worst crisis Italy has had to face since the end of World War II,” says Emanuele Felice, professor of economic history at the University of Chieti-Pescara and economic adviser to the Democratic Party ( a left-wing party which, together with the Five Star Movement and Italia Viva, supports the government led by […]

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Italy Tourism Source Market Overview, 2020 – Analysis of Tourism Profiles, Traveler Flows, Spending Patterns, Top Destination Markets, Risks and Opportunities – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Italy – Tourism Source Market Insight: Analysis of Tourism Profiles, Traveler Flows, Spending Patterns, Top Destination Markets, Risks and Opportunities” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Summary The author’s Italy – Tourism Source Market Insight report provides a comprehensive overview of the Italian domestic and outbound tourism market. The report examines […]

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G Adventures and Italian tourism react to news of COVID-19

One of the world’s most popular countries and one of the world’s leading tour operators is appealing to everyone for calm – and a sense of perspective – on the issue of the Covid-19 virus, also known as the coronavirus. Italian tourism officials in Canada and Toronto-based G Adventures each released statements on Monday regarding […]

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Tourism in Italy is booming, but its airlines can barely stay afloat

If you’ve ever tried to sneak past the crowds to toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain or attempted to stroll along the canals of Venice among its crowds of tourists, you know that Italy is a hugely popular holiday destination. . The country hosted a record 420 million overnight stays by foreign visitors in […]

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Sino-Italian tourism cooperation is a win-win situation, says ambassador

Italy and China are outstanding representatives of Eastern and Western civilizations. Italy, with its long history and rich cultural heritage, has long been one of the top destinations for Chinese tourists. There is plenty of room for future cooperation in tourism between the two countries, which is a win-win situation, said Ettore Franceso Sequi, Italian […]