Set among a centuries-old park, antique courtyards and a 12th-century church, San Clemente Palace Kempinski provides the perfect setting for total relaxation, just minutes from St. Mark’s Square. With the property recognised as the World’s Leading Palace Hotel by World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole pays a visit
Hyatt Hotels has announced the opening of Italy’s first two Hyatt Centric branded hotels – Hyatt Centric Murano Venice and Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale. The hotels offer 119 and 141 guestrooms, respectively, and mark a significant milestone for Hyatt’s growth in Europe, targeting adventure-seeking travellers.
The upper-upscale property will be located within a stone’s throw of the city’s most famous historical sites, including the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Castel Sant’Angelo and the Vatican.
Dolce is the newest addition to the First Experience, which joins three distinctly unique hotels together and emboldens guests to experience the city as true locals.
Located in the heart of Rome, Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese will reopen on July 1st, unveiling extensive renovations by contemporary architect and interior designer, Jean-Philippe Nuel.
Hilton is set to introduce its upscale lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, to Italy with the arrival of a new hotel in Venice in 2021. The news follows a management agreement between Hilton and Marseglia Group, owners of Hilton Venice Molino Stucky.
The 740-acre, historic estate is situated in the world-famous Chianti wine region of Italy, just a 30-minute drive from the Renaissance cities of Florence and Siena.
Italian Hospitality Collection has announced that Le Massif, a luxurious five-star ski hotel has officially opened its doors in the Italian ski resort of Courmayeur. The hotel is joined by La Loge du Massif, a slope-side, destination restaurant with kid’s club.
During 2018, a total of 12,937,881 passengers passed through the airport, up 4.9 per cent versus 2017, while the number of aircraft movements increased by four per cent during the same period to 89,533 for the year.
Plans by Rome’s tourism authorities to reduce coach access to the city’s historical centre by two-thirds will inflict a body blow to the city’s overnight group travel sector, which is worth well-over €1.65 billion, the European Tourism Association has argued today.
Anna Covre and Frederic Tubau, owners of Palazzo Volpi in Venice, have announced that the property has changed its name to Palazzo Cristo.