Members of the Emilia Romagna Region Tourist Board were in London this week to host a successful networking workshop. The event saw tour operators and travel agencies, as well as members of the UK consumer press, join representatives from the region order to forge existing relations and develop new business opportunities.
A 50 year old German tourist has died in Venice after the gondola he was riding in crashed into a boat which had been ferrying passengers along the Grand Canal. The accident, which took place on Sunday close to Rialto bridge, also left the man’s three year old daughter in a serious condition.
Situated in the heart of Milan, Hotel Principe di Savoia offers guests a warm and elegant atmosphere in the 19th-century Lombard style. A member of the Dorchester Collection, the property caters to business travellers rushing through the great city, or to a more genteel leisure market. Here Breaking Travel News catches up with general manager Hotel Principe di Savoia to discuss all that is new with the property.
At least one person was injured and dozens have had to flee their homes following a 5.2-magnitude earthquake in north-central Italy.
Four people have died and dozens injured in a 6.0 magnitude earthquake in Northern Italy which hit at 4am local time, 22 miles north of the city of Bologna. It had a magnitude of 5.9 and struck at a relatively shallow depth of 6.3 miles (10km), according to the US Geological Survey.
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