Articles tagged “italy”

Tourism

More Countries Seek Digital Nomads Who’ll Be Invested in Local Communities

Can nomad visas change the storytelling about beach and party destinations enough to attract long-term and culturally respectful visitors? We are about to find out.

More Countries Seek Digital Nomads Who’ll Be Invested in Local Communities

ITA Airways CEO Mum on 2 Privatization Bids Submitted to Italian Government

Two dueling bids are in for ITA Airways but CEO Fabio Lazzerini is quiet on what direction he sees the Italian government going with the privatization of the airline. Lufthansa and MSC Global, and Certares, Delta and Air France are anxiously awaiting.

ITA Airways CEO Mum on 2 Privatization Bids Submitted to Italian Government

News Blog

Weak Euro Means Dollar Will Go Further for Americans Vacationing in Europe

The value of the euro is plummeting and that means Americans vacationing in Europe will see their dollars going further, CNN reported. Three tourists with a selfie stick at Rome’s Trevi Fountain The euro's falling means the dollar and euro are almost at parity, and "the UK pound is also weak: It's exchanging at $1.20,"…

Tourism

Pandemic, War Hit to Travel Spending Leaves Luxury Giant Ferragamo With No 2022 Guidance

Many brands will have been counting on tourists to mix sightseeing and luxury goods shopping as pandemic restrictions ease, but those shopping trips across Europe's capitals may now be on hold as the war in Ukraine continues.

Pandemic, War Hit to Travel Spending Leaves Luxury Giant Ferragamo With No 2022 Guidance

Tourism

European Tourism Recovery Challenged by Inflation and Labor Woes

We aren’t sure what recovery will look like, but we know it will be different than what we’ve seen following past financial crises.

European Tourism Recovery Challenged by Inflation and Labor Woes

Airlines

Italy Officially Launches ITA Airways Sale But Will Keep Minority Stake

Lufthansa and MSC have already expressed an interest in taking an equity stake in the successor company to Alitalia, but other suitors could yet emerge.

Italy Officially Launches ITA Airways Sale But Will Keep Minority Stake

Tourism

Milan Tourism Campaign Amid Omicron Could Be Smartly Timed

Pandemic ups and downs aside, a destination must stay top of mind with travelers. For Milan, repositioning the city's image means finding creative ways to hit the right note of cheer until a recovery is here to stay.

Milan Tourism Campaign Amid Omicron Could Be Smartly Timed

Airlines

Alitalia to Auction Off Its Loyalty Program — Bids Start at $57 Million

A potential easy win of an impressive 6.2 million members goes to the highest bidder, and each and every flyer a valuable resource for an airline wanting to take advantage of Europe's upcoming recovery.

Alitalia to Auction Off Its Loyalty Program — Bids Start at $57 Million

Airlines

EasyJet, Wizz Air May Face Fines Over Fees For Those With Minors or Disabled Travelers

Italy may fine discounters EasyJet and Wizz Air over seat charges for adults accompanying minors and disabled travelers. The levy would be the latest in European countries' strengthening air passenger protections.

EasyJet, Wizz Air May Face Fines Over Fees For Those With Minors or Disabled Travelers

Hotels

Why This New Luxury Hotel in Venice Is Hopping on the NFT Frenzy

Ca' di Dio is the first Venetian luxury hotel to offer a reservation via the trendy asset class NFT, or non-fungible token. Smart hotels everywhere are trying fresh ways to appeal to niche audiences, instead of just rely on Booking.com & company.

Why This New Luxury Hotel in Venice Is Hopping on the NFT Frenzy