PHL CVB Ti dà il benvenuto al 1° Corso di Formazione on line "Philadelphia Expert"   Benvenuto nel primo corso di formazione on line su Philadelphia dedicato agli agenti di viaggio.   Passo dopo passo ti faremo conoscere il cuore della East Coast, alla scoperta della città dove è nata la storia degli Stati Uniti d'America, simbolo di...

by Claudia Baroncelli   "A small village, Portofino, stretches crescent shaped along the edge of this calm bay" these are the words French writer Guy de Maupassant used to describe the charming and peaceful town of Portofino in 1889, a real piece of heaven on earth on the wonderful Tigullio gulf.   Best known for its picturesque port,...

Il settore turistico continua a svolgere un ruolo trainante nell'economia italiana, con un'incidenza sul Pil che è arrivata all'11,8%. Un risultato importante, dovuto soprattutto ai flussi di stranieri, che nel decennio 2004-2014 sono aumentati del 32,3% grazie ad uno sviluppo generalizzato del mercato turistico globale, che nel 2015 ha fatto regis...

Marche, Calabria, Veneto; three of the regions of Italy introduced themselves to Californian tour operators and potential travelers, bringing a little of their atmosphere to Los Angeles. Marche and Calabria were the special guests of this year's edition of the COMITEL workshop at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, created to introduce local tour...

With food and wine activities becoming more and more popular among travelers, Select Italy (http://selectitaly.com), the web-based boutique travel company, presents its portfolio of food, wine, and cooking classes, showcasing its new services for 2015.   According to a research study by the World Food Travel Association (WFTA), 30% of Americ...

If you don't have plans for a luxurious Italian vacation anytime soon, this hypnotizing GoPro video of Italy from above is the next best thing. Take in the incredible range of vistas, from snowy mountains to blue-green lakes to ancient castles by the sea. It's like a visual heir to Charles Dickens' book reflecting on his travels in Italy.  ...

By Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino Tutti gli studenti amano viaggiare, fare nuove esperienze, investigare e conoscere nuovi luoghi. Giovanissimi e adulti che vivono periodi fuori dei loro paesi imparano di più e si sentono connessi alla cultura e alla lingua straniera che studiano.   Gli studenti liceali e universitari e gli studiosi di lingue,...

by Alessia Maccaferri Bucking a trend in other countries where the so-called sharing economy is focused on on-demand services, which slash costs and boost profits, in Italy, there's been an attempt to go in another direction more similar to peer-to-peer, collaboration, and alternative business models. The new 2015 map of Italy's sharing econo...

Boom! Boom! Gunshots shatter the early morning calm. It's not yet 8 a.m. when two rifle blasts echo through the countryside. Most of the village of Bernalda is already awake. I'm halfway through a bicycle ride when the gunfire reverberates through the valley that surrounds this sleepy Italian village. Birds scatter. Dogs bark in the distance. I lu...

Fifteen years ago, I was fortunate enough to take a tour through the Vatican's Sistine Chapel and have the humbling experience of standing beneath Michelangelo's masterpiece, "The Creation of Adam".   I could make out the figures of God and Adam all right, but the fresco lacked the 3-D effect other, less famous parts of the ceiling were able...