Italian museums are on track for another record-setting year in 2017 in terms of visitors and revenue, with the outdoor Colosseum in Rome and Pompeii near Naples topping the Culture Ministry's most-visited and most-lucrative list.  The ministry on Monday issued a three-year review of its revolutionary decision to bring in non-Italian museum directo...

For many travelers — both those who have had the chance to visit in person and those who dream of it — a trip to Italy is often envisioned in the summer, when they can stroll the piazzas eating gelato or take a dip in Lake Como. But Italy, much like gelato, is something to be enjoyed year-round, and one of the best times to go is November. Sandwich...

Abruzzo is an Italian region located on the Eastern coast of the country, right above Puglia. As all the Italian regions it is full of wonderful sandy beaches, boundless flourishing forests and national parks, Roman remains and cute tiny Southern Italian villages. It has even been called “the greenest region in Europe”. But in the last decades the...

“Italy is the most sought-after destination by foreign tourists and it is an honour for us to return to WTM in London as a premier partner.” This is how the president of Enit – Italy’s National Tourism Agency – Evelina Christillin had begun at the press conference that followed the cut of the ribbon of the Italian stand at World Travel Market in Lo...

Yesterday I attended an Alitalia press conference where the airline’s new chief commercial officer, Fabio Maria Lazzerini, just two months in the position, discussed what’s new and what the future holds for the airline. A few facts and figures for the airline: Alitalia and its partners fly to more than 1,000 destinations in the world. In 2016 custo...

Un comandante italiano nella cabina di un velivolo realizzato anche in Italia, in partenza oggi dalla Capitale e con la livrea di una compagnia norvegese che in questi mesi sta creando qualche grattacapo a quelle «tradizionali». Eccole le premesse del volo Norwegian Air DY7023, il primo collegamento diretto low cost intercontinentale dall’Italia. D...

It may lack the Botticellis, Guccis, and touristic icons of Venice, Florence or Rome, but Sicily still packs a punch. This island -- a little smaller than Massachusetts -- is home to some of Europe's most important ancient Greek sites, the most active volcano in Europe, and some of Italy's most intriguing architecture and tastiest food. While part...

Monumenti, magazzini, locali commerciali. E ancora portici, tabernae e Domus. Da oggi, dopo quattro anni di lavoro silenziosi, l'esperienza di una visita agli scavi archeologici di Ostia Antica si arricchisce di un importante pezzo di storia di vita quotidiana grazie ai lavori di restauro sul Decumano che hanno consentito il ritorno all'antico sple...

The second largest island in the Mediterranean boasts long white, sandy shores, clear blue seas, plus it’s sunny 300 days a year. Enjoy a taste of paradise at the five-star Resort Valle dell’Erica, on the Gallura coast in the north, where, in the distance, you can even see the French island Corsica, where Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was born. The ho...

Genoa once rivalled Venice for maritime importance and its huge intact medieval core, just a stroll inland from the port, is stuffed with vivid reminders of the past. The capital of Italy's Liguria province, Genoa's gritty charm permeates this network of narrow lanes and its historic centre that has been granted Unesco World Heritage status. Lined...