Italy Tourism News

Trainline offers Apple Pay to Italian customers

Trainline offers Apple Pay to Italian customers

Trainline is offering its customers in Italy Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. The independent rail retailer and train travel app is the first platform in Italy to allow this payment method for train travellers.

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.

Lacroix takes up business development role with Rome Cavalieri

Lacroix takes up business development role with Rome Cavalieri

28 October 2016 Hotel News

Rome Cavalieri has appointed Elodie Lacroix to the role of director of business development. Lacroix brings a wealth of luxury hospitality experience to the role, having previously held the position of director of sales and marketing at the Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris and as director of sales for the Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts Group in London.

Grand Hotel Tremezzo signs Superga partnership

Grand Hotel Tremezzo signs Superga partnership

25 August 2016 Hotel News

Lake Como’s luxurious Grand Hotel Tremezzo has signed a new partnership with Superga. The Turin-born brand chose the beautiful hotel on the lake to shoot their new ad campaign for the Superga Panatta Sport model, a remake of 1976 tennis shoe worn by tennis champion Adriano Panatta when he won Roland Garros, Davis Cup and the Rome International grand slams.

Deadly earthquake strikes central Italy

Deadly earthquake strikes central Italy

24 August 2016 Tourism News

An earthquake has struck central Italy killing at least 73 people and leaving dozens more trapped under rubble. Damage from the 6.2 quake was centred on the town of Amatrice, while a family of four are also believed to have been killed by collapsing rubble in the nearby town of Accumoli.