Monthly Archives: May 2012

Milan hosts first India tourism promotion forum

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Milan hosted a meeting between representatives of the Italy-based Indian Tourism Representation and tour operator promoters of the destination, air carrier representatives: Air India and Jet Airways, the representative of the SINA Group of Hotels representing Federalberghi, plus a representative … Continue reading Continue reading

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Italy rage over planned garbage dump near Hadrian’s villa

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Plans to build an emergency rubbish dump near Hadrian’s Villa, the famous emperor’s summer residence near Rome, has sparked outrage in Italy, with top culture ministry officials threatening to resign. Rome’s main dump at Malagrotta was filled to capacity years … Continue reading

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Italy earthquake ravages historic region

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Cultural sites have been left in ruins and almost 5,000 people have fled their homes after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck in Northern Italy, killing seven people. The Italian government expects to declare a state of emergency. Travellers planning on … Continue reading

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See the jewels of the Mediterranean on an Italy cruise

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From the countryside to the capital, Italy draws travelers in with its beauty, history and zest for living. But what about the Italian seaside? That’s where you’ll find spectacular scenery, unique lifestyles and cultural richness, all with a dash of … Continue reading

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Greek fears weigh on Italy, Spain at bond sales

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Greece’s uncertain future as a euro member pushed Italian and Spanish borrowing costs higher at debt sales on Monday, while investors seeking refuge in higher-rated government paper further drove German six-month yields towards zero at auction. The two largest countries … Continue reading

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