NEWS FROM : ITALY  

Tourism numbers rose for bookings of foreigners to Italy during the Easter holiday this year, confirming what was forecast the previous year. As stated by ENIT (the Italian Government Tourist Board), which does periodic monitoring of its data, 69.2% of foreign tour operators reported an increase in sale trends for destination Italy during Easter 20...

Major new finds have been unveiled for Friday's 270th anniversary of the discovery of the first remains of the ancient city of Pompeii buried by ash and rock following the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. The local archaeological authorities have marked the occasion by presenting major new excavations in the Regio V area launched under the auspices o...

A recent survey carried out by Best Countries and Published by US News ranked the world’s countries from best to worst. Finding places like Switzerland, Canada and Germany among the highest ranking is not surprising just as, all in all, Italy’s own 15th place is not as bad as it may appear, especially considering the current economic climate and pe...

On Friday, April 6, the world will celebrate "Carbonara Day", an occasion launched by the Italian Association of Confectionery and Pasta Industries (AIDEPI) and the International Pasta Organisation (IPO), to celebrate the dish made famous in Italy. The first edition of Carbonara Day, held in 2017, involved 83 million pasta lovers, according to AIDE...

Modern pizza rhy-mes more with evolution than tradition. After its recent appointment to the UNESCO Intangible World Heritage List, the dish symbol of the Made in Italy and of Italian history and tradition all around the world, starts looking at the future. Just as it happened to the world of cuisine, pizza has been going through an evolution -inde...

Florence may be synonymous with the Renaissance, but its present-day cultural attributes are proving dynamic too. Last month, just weeks on from the unveiling of eight revamped rooms showing works by Caravaggio and his contemporaries at the Uffizi, saw the opening of a new not-for-profit public gallery, the first pledged to show only Modern and Con...

Artemest, e-commerce Italiano attiva nei prodotti handmade di lusso, ha ricevuto un investimento di 4milioni di euro in aumento di capitale da rilevanti investitori internazionali, guidati da Nuo Capital, holding di investimento della famiglia di Hong Kong PAO – Cheng, Italian Angels for Growth (già investitori al precedente round) e la Holding Svi...

Taking a fresh approach to honor Bertolli Olive Oil's Italian roots and further fuel growth in the U.S. olive oil market, Deoleo, the global leader in sales of bottled olive oil, has introduced a new bottle design for the world's number one olive oil brand. Developed to bring Bertolli Olive Oil's heritage and quality craftsmanship to life in a mode...

Benetton Group spinge sull’e-commerce e lancia il nuovo sito per lo shopping online. L'e-shop , tradotto in 7 lingue e raggiungibile da 24 paesi, punta a incrementare le vendite sul canale digitale, con un focus particolare sugli Stati Uniti, dove il Gruppo rilancia il progetto e-commerce con l'obiettivo di consolidare la propria leadership e accre...

Il trionfo della Sicilia. La «resistenza» di Venezia e Roma. L’amore improvviso degli australiani per le località italiane, anche a costo di volare per più di un giorno. La conferma degli statunitensi. Nel complesso nell’estate 2018 si prospetta un altro segno più negli arrivi dei visitatori extra-europei nel nostro Paese. Quelli che, per intenderc...

Book your ticket. Calabria is the toe of Italy’s boot, and one of the country’s least-visited regions, which is why you should come. It has mountains, three national parks (Aspromonte, Pollino, and Sila), 500 miles of coastline, turquoise waters, and rolling, green hills lined with olive, orange, and lemon trees. Calabria’s history stretches back t...

Grattacieli, parchi urbani, navi cargo che solcano l’Oceano. Ma anche angoli di giardino, paesaggi, ritratti in bianco e nero di marinai e di minatori di carbone. È l’America raccontata nelle gouaches di Frank Lupo, artista statunitense (Buffalo, Stato di New York, 1950) di fama internazionale, che saranno esposte in esclusiva per la prima volta in...