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Italy Opens Borders Ahead of Neighbors, Beckoning Tourists

By Colleen Barry, Alessandra Tarantino, Jill Lawless | Jun 3
Rome's Leonardo da Vinci airport sprang back to life Wednesday as Italy opened regional and international borders in the final phase of easing its long coronavirus lockdown, but it was still an open question how other nations would accept Italian visitors

Tuscany Calling: Villa Lena Scheduled to Re-open June 15

May 16
The agriturismo hotel, creative residence and countryside getaway will be re-opening with a number of new measures introduced to protect and welcome travelers in the current climate.

First Direct U.S. Flight to Emilia-Romagna Launches This Summer

Mar 22
Travelers can now travel to Emilia Romagna, home to gourmet delights such as Parma ham, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, traditional Balsamic vinegar and Bolognese sauce, via a direct flight on American Airlines.

Heading to Venice, Italy? You'll Now Have to Pay to Enter City Center

Jan 1
The mayor of Venice says Italy's new budget law will allow the lagoon city to charge all visitors for accessing the historic center, not just those spending the night.

A Dare: Skip the Colosseum and Vatican on a Trip to Rome?

By Raf Casert | Jul 5
You might not see every top-five attraction in a city or country. But what you will lose in namedropping you will gain in true travel experience and a sense of adventure to go off the beaten path.

Italy's Robert Concierge Explores AI for Customer Service

By Colleen Barry, Charlene Pele | Apr 3
Developed by Japan's Softbank Robotics, Robby as he has been christened by the hotel where he's resident has been taught a list of question.

Discovering Italy's Puglia: Farms, Food & Stone Cottages

By Cain Burdeau | Mar 14
There are no famous historical figures to discover in the Valle d'Itria in Italy's central Puglia, but there is one must-see attraction: stone cottages with conical roofs called trulli, grouped together in the town of Alberobello.

Rome with a View: Colosseum Opens Top Level to Public

Oct 4
Visitors to the Colosseum can now enjoy even more of the ancient amphitheater and the spectacular views it offers of Rome.

Italy's Uffizi Encourages Longer Visits with New Pricing

By Colleen Barry | Aug 1
The famed Uffizi Gallery in Florence is taking a swipe at so-called "hit-and-run tourism," announcing on Monday price increases on single-entry tickets, while inaugurating three-day and annual passes that offer discounted entry with priority access.

Vacationers in 'Tense' Evacuation from Sicily Wild Fires

By Colleen Barry | Jul 13
Vacationers evacuated from a resort in Sicily because of wildfires described Thursday how their day at the beach turned into an emergency evacuation by sea, many wearing just their bathing suits and flip flops.

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