Italy Tourism News

Autograph Collection brings Hotel Sina Villa Medic to Florence, Italy

Autograph Collection brings Hotel Sina Villa Medic to Florence, Italy

26 October 2017 Hotel News

Autograph Collection Hotels has announced its fourth hotel in Italy with the opening of Hotel Sina Villa Medici, located in the historic heart of Florence. The hotel joins a diverse portfolio of more than 125 Autograph Collection Hotels around the world – all one-of-a-kind properties that champion values of vision, design and craft.

FICO Eataly World to open in November

FICO Eataly World to open in November

2 October 2017 Videos

FICO Eataly World is set to open in Bologna in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy on November 15th. Developed by the Italian Farming Factory in collaboration with Eataly, the Italian food destination co-owned by Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich, the park will showcase every aspect of Italian food, from production to consumption, over twenty acres of land.

Dalai Lama joins Richard Gere at Bagni di Pisa, Tuscany

Dalai Lama joins Richard Gere at Bagni di Pisa, Tuscany

27 September 2017 Videos

The Italian Hospitality Collection has revealed that Bagni di Pisa, Tuscany, was chosen as the headquarters for a three-day event in Tuscany exploring Buddhist philosophy and psychology, led by his holiness the fourteenth Dalai Lama.

Breaking Travel News interview: Alessandro Cabella, general manager, Rome Cavalieri

Breaking Travel News interview: Alessandro Cabella, general manager, Rome Cavalieri

30 March 2017 Focus

Waldorf Astoria’s Rome Cavalieri - the Grand Dame of Italian hotels - is currently undergoing a multi-million pound refurbishment, taking in the public areas, executive lounge, suites and spa at the famous property. As work continues, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here chats with Alessandro Cabella, general manager of the hotel, to discuss his ambitions for the project.

San Domenico Palace Hotel reopens in Italy ahead of G7 summit

San Domenico Palace Hotel reopens in Italy ahead of G7 summit

20 March 2017 Hotel News

San Domenico Palace Hotel has reopened its doors following its acquisition by Italian real estate expert, Statuto Luxury Hotels, last year. The historic hotel is set to host a selection of the world’s political leaders during the upcoming G7 meeting in Taormina in May.

Punta Tragara to reopen in April

Punta Tragara to reopen in April

28 February 2017 Hotel News

Punta Tragara, Capri reopens on April 13th, as the property celebrates the 130th birthday of legendary architect Le Corbusier. This year would mark the 130th birthday of the Swiss-French architect’s birth.

Milan Bergamo Airport breaks passenger records in 2016

Milan Bergamo Airport breaks passenger records in 2016

20 January 2017 Airline News

Milan Bergamo Airport witnessed another year of robust growth throughout 2016, welcoming close to one million more passengers than the year before. Experiencing 7.2 per cent passenger traffic growth, Milan Bergamo was Italy’s third busiest airport last year, handling over 11.1 million passengers – a new record for the gateway.