Italy Brescia looks to U.S. tourists

The northern Italian province of Brescia presented its tourist offer to U.S. tour operators and specialised journalists. The event was at at a workshop hosted by the Rainbow Room of New York’s Rockefeller Center complex on March 16, 2006.

The initiative, aiming to increase the flow of U.S. tourists in Brescia, was organised in collaboration with Italy’s tourism board ENIT.

The lakes and mountains of Brescia, the legendary vintage car race Mille Miglia (Thousand Miles) and top quality hotels make the province one of the most interesting tourist destinations in Italy, the provincial councillor for tourism, Riccardo Minini, said.

The workshop presented several new tourist itineraries in Brescia, like the Val Camonica national park, which is part of UNESCO’s World Heritage List, and attractions like the sailing regatta 100 Miglia del Garda and the Thousand Miles race.