There is a saying ‘the only way out is through.’ In this age of COVID-19 the travel industry has prioritized the health and safety of travelers. As we navigate our ‘new normal’ together and as Italy begins to re-open, we wanted to share ways that new regulations are keeping us all safer and healthier and how our hotel partners are going above and beyond in some incredible and reassuring ways.
It began with a story of heroes rising to the occasion. A story that only the villagers could tell. In the tiny Tuscan village of Monticchiello three hundred villagers sent 70 young men into the woods to stand off against the Nazis and the Fascists. It was this story that created Teatro Povero and their autodramas, a community storytelling form of theatre that has been performed each summer in this tiny village for over 50 years. Faced with an uncertain future, the documentary Spettacolo pulls back the curtain on what might be their final show.
We Are Here Venice: A Global Effort to Save Venice
When the devastating floods hit Venice last November, the entire world watched in horror as many architectural and cultural sites were damaged. Venice was once again battling for its survival. However, organizations such as We Are Here Venice (WahV) lead the way in solving these problems.
Corporate Incentive Travel: 5 Reasons Why Italy is a perfect Destination.
When it comes to employee motivation, companies that choose an incentive program can really influence productivity and culture. As reported in Inc. Magazine incentives can range in cash and rewards, but helping employees take the time off “gives them a well-needed rest, but signals to the rest of your team that it's OK to take the time they've earned and can help create a happier, more productive culture.”
This year Cultural Italy was chosen by Flight Network as one of the World’s Best Once-in-a-Lifetime Journeys for 2018. After ranking by their in-house experts, Cultural Italy was ranked on the official list of 50 Best Journeys for 2018.
As the legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti helped us to remember through his songs, Italy is the country of “O Sole Mio”. However sunny Rome, Napoli, Venice and Milan have celebrated the beginning of Spring (the 1st of March according to the meteorological calendar) with nothing else but a real snowstorm.
On March 4, under the new skyscraper of Regione Lombardia in Milan, Alfa Romeo celebrated the upcoming start of the greatest motoring adventure “Peking to Paris - 2016”. The legendary “Giulia” was the star of the event.
Italy is famous with its piazzas and open air public spaces. However, this piazza is a really special one.
The next World Exposition will take place in Milan between May 1st and October 31st, 2015 with other 142 participating countries. The proposed theme is “Feeding the planet, energy for life” and includes everything related to nutrition, from the lack of food in some areas of the world to nutrition education, to issues related to GMOs.
While the public attention is focused on the Milano Fashion Week, another part of the city is getting ready for the up-coming Expo.