Americans love Italy, and the strong dollar and the recovery of the US economy will offer an incentive for American tourists to travel to Italy in the coming months.   According to ENIT, the Italian tourism agency, Italy is the top European destination for Americans based on data from 190 tour operators present in 28 foreign markets.  ...

Un biocarburante in grado di far volare un aereo. Un passo importante verso l'utilizzo delle piante per carburanti eco sostenibili. L'azienda italiana Sunchem ha collaborato con South African Airways (SAA), Boeing, SkyNrg e Rsb per realizzare energie verdi, alternative e rinnovabili grazie ad una pianta di tabacco.   Una pianta di...

River line Uniworld is offering free flights to Italy to customers who book select cruises in the country by the end of the month. The line's new "Fly Free" promotion is good on several April departures of its 13-day Splendors of Northern Italy, Venice, Florence & Rome itinerary. Launched earlier this year, the new Uniworld itinerary combines...

by Morena Pivetti   Yesterday the new, faster Frecciarossa 1000 high speed train of Trenitalia made its maiden voyage between Rome and Milan, having on board a group of very important guests: the members of both the Italian and the European Parliaments' Transport Committees and the media.   The Frecciarossa 1000 can reach the maximum...

Many local residents already joined the WEP summer program to welcome a Italian high school teen coming to Somers area for 3 weeks mid July! Sign up to host one of the remaining students!   The students will live with our local families to experience the daily life of the American people. During the weekdays, they will have a rich enhancemen...

Registration for our Photography Tour is underway and we are excited about the number of photographers that are going to join us in Tuscany for great photography, fine dining, and seeing the best of Tuscany. We are going to have lots of fun along the way, sharing tips and photos and enjoying our craft.   As a special incentive we are offerin...

Rimettere il visto per i turisti italiani negli Usa? E' la proposta di alcuni parlamentari Usa: vorrebbero eliminare l'attuale programma Esta, che esenta dal visto i cittadini Ue e prevede una procedura facilitata (online) per i soggiorni turistici di tre mesi.   Troppo facile per un jihadista entrare in America col passaporto europeo, secon...

Alitalia's new chairman aims to make the airline profitable in 2017 following its takeover by Emirates-based Etihad Airways. Luca Cordero di Montezemolo also told reporters in Rome Tuesday: "Today there are the conditions, enthusiasm, economic and financial willingness to start the new era of Alitalia."   Alitalia's new strategy envisio...

By Tim Jepson No wonder Sicily has such fine food. Geography and history have bequeathed the island a culinary tradition that draws on dishes from the ancient Greeks, Arabs and Normans, and from as far afield as Spain, Greece, North Africa and the Middle East. To this can be added a wealth of ingredients that is exceptional even by Italian stand...

Tourists from all over the world travel to Italy each year and many of them return again and again after falling in love with the passion and the beauty of the country.   However, according to Lisa Condie from the Huffington Post, there are few things that Italians want Americans to know before you arrive in the boot-shaped peninsula.  ...