London City Airport is preparing for the return of flights to Milan Linate, as the city-centre hub seizes on pent-up consumer demand to revitalise its short-haul connections.
Radisson Hotel Group’s repositioning on the Italian market has been reinforced with the unveiling of the stylish Radisson Blu Hotel, Milan, and its elegant new look.
Hotel Indigo Milan - Corso Monforte takes inspiration from the surrounding neighbourhood, mixing elements from 1950s Italian vintage fashion with contemporary cues intrinsically weaved into one seamless interior design theme of fashion through the ages.
Ryanair has extended its connecting flights service at Milan Bergamo and Rome Fiumicino Airports, adding a further 27 routes. New connections now include Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Prague and Ibiza, providing Ryanair customers with an expanded route choice of 181 connecting services in total.
Milan Bergamo Airport’s route network development has continued with the significant announcement of the Italian gateway’s new airline partner, Arkia Israeli Airlines’ link to Tel Aviv. Set to commence on June 1st, Arkia will launch the airport’s first direct link to Israel.
Ryanair has launched its biggest-ever Milan Malpensa winter schedule, with seven new routes on offer later this year. Flights to Alicante, Eindhoven, Katowice, Lamezia, Liverpool, Palermo and Valencia will be added to the schedule.
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.
The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has premiered an original short film directed by Matt Tyrnauer, author of the documentary feature Valentino: The Last Emperor. Seen through the eyes of local tastemakers, Made in Milan presents the city’s iconic landmarks alongside its hidden treasures, an intimate insight into Milan’s rich culture, timeless style and artisanal craft. The film is part of celebrations surrounding the opening of Katata Hospitality-owned Excelsior Hotel Gallia in Milan.
Pope Francis, and Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi have both welcomed guests to Milan as Expo 2015 gets underway. A spectacular show of the Frecce Tricolori soaring over the Expo site officially started the Universal Exhibition, as Renzi said: “Expo 2015 shall be a place of freedom, a moment of confrontation for new generations, let’s demonstrate that Italy is proud of its roots, of its traditions, but the most important page has still to be written by all of us.”