One of my happiest memories is from a vacation in Italy a few years ago. I spent two weeks traveling through the Tuscan countryside on a Vespa, stopping off in village coffee shops each day. I was living the dream, Italian style. Although I’ve forgotten the names of most of the villages I traveled through, I will never forget the anise biscotti I had in one of the cafés on the route!
Rocco Forte Hotels has signed for a new five-star hotel opening in the fashionable centre of Milan. The hotel will be the first Rocco Forte property in the Italian city and is set to welcome guests in 2023 after a full refurbishment.
Bulgari has signed an agreement for a new hotel in the centre of Rome, scheduled to open in 2022. The new Roman hotel will be strategically located in the central Piazza Augusto Imperatore.
Forte Village in Sardinia reopened to guests earlier this week with new safety protocols in place to allow guests to leave concerns about the outside world at the door. Here Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, chats with chief executive Lorenzo Giannuzzi to find out more
Forte Village in Sardinia will reopen to guests as Italy eases out of the lockdown imposed in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. The location is considered one-of-a-kind among travel connoisseurs, offering an attractive mixture of beaches, sports facilities and fine-dining.
The Italian Tourist Board has published an extensive set of guidelines and new protocols to educate and reassure travellers heading to the country on holiday. British visitors are currently able to travel with no quarantine restrictions in Italy.
The famous opening lines from William Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’ continue to attract people from all over the world to Verona, Italy. The story of the star-crossed lovers is also an inspiration for the newest member of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ Hotel Indigo brand.
Casa Angelina, the beautiful boutique hotel that sits high on the Amalfi Coast, looks forward to opening its doors to guests on July 1st and sharing its elegant home with people again.
Qatar Airways will be resuming services to Venice, Italy starting from July 15th. The popular tourist destination and major arts and cultural centre will become the third destination in Italy to see flights from the carrier return.
The Italian Tourist Board has announced British visitors will be able to travel to the country with no quarantine restrictions from June 3rd. As of May 18th, the country started to significantly open up to members of the public.
Ryanair will suspend all domestic flights within Italy from tomorrow. International flights will follow on Friday, with all departures suspended until April 8th at the earliest.