La mole dei dati analizzati non può che spingerci a definirli gli Oscar online delle Regioni Italiane. Sono i premi assegnati da Travel Appeal sotto l’insegna “Italia Destinazione Digitale”, insieme a Best Western Italia, Destination Italia, Human Company, Keesy e Unicredit. Già, perché la startup specializzata in intelligenza artificiale applicata...

Dagli Stati Uniti alla Sicilia per ritrovare le proprie origini. Protagonista di questa avventura, una famiglia di italo-americani. Grazie al progetto “Roots ‘n Tours” potranno conoscere i loro parenti, persi nel tempo a causa della distanza, ma adesso ritrovati. Il progetto è nato da un’idea del siciliano Rosario Turrisi, con il supporto di Giovan...

This weekend nearly 700 sites that are usually off limits to visitors will open their doors as Italy celebrates its hidden cultural heritage. On October 13th and 14th the Italian National Trust, FAI, is inviting the public inside castles, villas, palaces, theatres, monasteries, underground reservoirs, gardens, workshops, old power plants, lighthous...

Located off the north-western tip of Sardinia, the 20-square-mile island of Asinara is a national park and a marine reserve covered by thick Mediterranean scrub and inhabited by the little albino donkeys, a protected species thought to be native to Asinara, who give the name to the island (donkey in Italian is ‘asino’). Because of its historical is...

Rated among the most beautiful ‘borghi’ (historic villages) of Italy, Savoca in Sicily isn’t overrun with tourists, which has helped maintain a relaxed atmosphere and a slow pace from earlier times. mPositioned on a rocky hill, with views over citrus and olive groves and vineyards, this small medieval town is best explored by wandering its narrow s...

The travel and tourism sector directly accounted for 3% of total global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017, translating to $2.4 trillion, a figure that could reach $3.5 trillion by 2027. This is good news for travel professionals, but for tourists, residents and community leaders of favorite hot spots, more is not always better. Record-breaking t...

In the glittering Mediterranean Sea sits a diamond-shaped island shrouded in secrecy: Montecristo. It opens twice a year to the public...but only for a lucky few. The beautiful island of Montecristo is the fourth largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago (a chain of islands west of Tuscany, Italy including Elba and Capraia) and is about four square...

What do Lord Byron, the Armenians, a leper colony and Venice have in common?  The answer is the tiny island of San Lazzaro degli Armeni in the Venetian Lagoon. It all came about following years of persecution when the Mekhitarist monks sought a place of safety after fleeing Constantinople. In 1717 the pope asked the Republic of Venice to grant the...

Revitalized Air Italy has reported strong summer season passenger loads on its new flights to the US and has announced frequency increases on several of its international routes. The Sardinia-based carrier, which rebranded from its former identity of Meridiana in March following Qatar Airways’ decision to take a 49% stake in its parent company, AQA...

A certain class of people, through luck or cunning or inheritance or just plain smarts, accrue a massive amount of wealth and power, not necessarily in that order. But the work of plotting and ruling can be exhausting. So, who can really fault the rich and power-hungry for building an exclusive vacation destination, a spot to which they can escape...