Ryanair is repositioning dozens of jets on order from the UK to other European countries and Italy is a beneficiary because of its decision to avoid a hike of airline-ticket taxes. Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary likes that tax advantage.
Qatar Airways buying a piece of Meridiana and revamping its fleet would allow it to better compete in Italy against Etihad and Emerates.
Pompeii is one of the few places in the world where modern tourists get a glimpse of what ancient life was like and literally walk through it. To see that deteriorate because of petty politics would be a shame.
American Baby Boomers like going on tours when vacationing, and they want to visit exotic locations.
This must be one of the more obnoxious tourist behaviors that we've seen.
The class between tourism and the locals always comes into play in Olympics bids. If Rome gets the August 2024 Olympics then at least many of the Italians will be away on vacation.
Pope Francis is a homebody who doesn't often visit the Papal summer estate. Opening it up means the emergence of another popular tourism attraction for operators and booking sites. The Vatican itself is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world.
We'd love to see the numbers on the hotel pricing, but we would also argue that nobody goes to Italy to see a world's fair. They go to Italy to see Italy first and foremost.
Is it just us, or does it seem that Coppola has figured out a way for others to pay for all of his vacation homes? Smart move.
Sound like the Italy summers that we've come to know so well.