Set amidst the breathtaking scenery of Lake Como in Italy, Vista Lago di Como stands as a testament to luxury, elegance, and personalized hospitality. Its reputation as one of Europe’s finest boutique hotels has been solidified through its commitment to providing guests with an unforgettable experience amidst the stunning natural beauty of the region. Now, as it gears up for the prestigious World Travel Awards European Gala Ceremony, Vista Lago di Como finds itself nominated for the coveted title of Europe’s Leading Boutique Hotel, a recognition that celebrates its excellence in the hospitality industry.
Zeus International Hotels and Resorts has acquired two hotels, in Milan and Thessaloniki, as well as an office block in Athens in one of the portfolio’s largest acquisitions to date. This strategic announcement is part of the group’s ongoing expansion into privately owned hotels in Greece and Europe, as well as managing properties under long-term lease or with third-party owners, thereby demonstrating its commitment to improving asset performance.
Following the announcement of new tourist rules for Venice launching this year, the platform for visitors to purchase the €5 fee to enter the city for day-trippers launched today, allowing visitors to make their payment before visiting the city. The fee does not apply for visitors that stay overnight in the city.
PESARO NAMED ITALIAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2024 Nestled along the Adriatic coast, this hidden gem offers a unique blend of natural beauty and historical significance. Overlooking the sea and crisscrossed by the River Foglia, Pesaro boasts two coastal hills that provide a stunning backdrop to its charm. Recognised by UNESCO as a creative city for Music, Pesaro celebrates its status as the birthplace of composer Gioachino Rossini.
Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have today announced a significant expansion of their Italian programmes, with thousands of extra seats going on sale to Sardinia, Sicily and Verona across both Summer 24 and 25 in response to demand for ‘La Dolce Vita’ from customers.
Collezione Em has announced the opening of Violino d’Oro, a five-star boutique hotel in Venice, Italy, designed to showcase the city’s rich cultural and artistic heritage. The hotel features 32 rooms and celebrates Venice’s role as a place of cultural encounter throughout history. The design and décor showcase a wide range of artistic styles, from ancient art to Oriental influences and unique contemporary pieces.
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Orient Express has appointed Giampaolo Ottazzi as General Manager of the first two Orient Express Hotels in Italy: Orient Express La Minerva in Rome and Orient Express Palazzo Donà Giovannelli in Venice.
1.8 million passengers have travelled with Emirates on the route since operations began in 2013
Avani Hotels & Resorts, the upscale lifestyle brand of Minor Hotels, continues to expand its dynamic European portfolio with the launch of Avani Rio Novo Venice.