An earthquake rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season Monday night, killing at least one person and trapping a half dozen others under collapsed homes. Police said all but one of the people known to be trapped were responding to rescuers and were expected to be extracted alive, including three children. One person,...

Pittsfield, Massachusetts hosted a delegation from its Italian sister city on Friday in an effort to renew an international dialogue on tourism. It’s the 31st anniversary of the partnership between Pittsfield and Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy. Mayor Linda Tyer welcomed the Cava de’ Tirreni delegation on Friday at city hall. Mayor Vincenzo Servalli greete...

It's no surprise that Italy has been a firm favourite for holidaymakers for decades. The weather is sunny, the food is famously delicious, and there's plenty to do whether you're after a cultural getaway or a beach break. Plus, you don't need to break the bank for a visit - there are plenty of cheap flights on offer, not to mention the wide array o...

No site in the world has been continually excavated for so long as Pompeii, the city that lay buried after being destroyed when Mount Vesuvius erupted, until its accidental discovery over 1,700 years later. Not far away lies Herculaneum; buried in the same eruption, it is less well known among tourists but just as much of a treasure trove for archa...

There's an Italian paradise by the sea that is home to mermaids, volcanoes, limoncello, Greek legends and Italian traditions. Since the times of ancient Rome, the rich and famous always seem to “Come Back to Sorrento.” Sorrento likely got its name from Surrentum, the ancient Roman name for this spot; but it could also have come from the word siren,...

The recovery in southern Italy is continuing, driven by business. Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.9% in 2016, after +1% in 2015: moderate growth that should continue also in the first part of 2017. And it is industry in the strict sense which is fueling this trend: its value added rose in 2016 by 3.4%: two points higher than the Italian average...

The famed island of Capri, playground of the contemporary jet set began its life as a luxurious destination well before today. It seems that the city of Capri has been inhabited since prehistoric times, with evidence of human settlement being discovered during the Roman era, yet its status was cemented when Emperor Augustus chose the island as his...

The Great Pompeii Project, which began in 2012, is nearing its conclusion. “€65.4 million has been spent,” stated General Manager Luigi Curatoli, “and nine restoration sites have been opened, three more have yet to begin. By 2018, the entire €105 million plan allocated by the European Union will be completed. The new plan, with work lasting two and...

“Il legame storico che ci unisce continua ad essere basato su uno spirito condiviso di generosità e di solidarietà, su una cultura di tolleranza e di rispetto per gli altri, su un amore per la libertà, e su una lunga storia di partnership, nel commercio, nelle arti, nella scienza, e nella politica”: così la Console Generale Mary Ellen Countryman ha...

La Juvecaserta comunica di aver sottoscritto un accordo biennale con il giocatore americano Ryan Curran Arcidiacono, guardia/play di 190 cm. miglior giocatore delle Final Four del campionato NCAA 2016, vinte con la formazione della Villanova University. Nato a Filadelfia il 26 marzo 1994 da una famiglia di origini siciliane, dopo gli anni della Nes...