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Hotels in Rome expect tourism surge over festive season. Rome hotels are expecting to see a 30 per cent increase in arrivals this Christmas, compared to last year, with bookings for New Year in Rome set to be up 20 per...
Gondola capsized after tourists ignored gondolier. A group of tourists travelling in a gondola in Venice ended up in the waters of a canal after refusing to sit still and stop moving around to take selfies. The incid...
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Which dates in 2024 do Venice day-trippers have to pay €5 entry fee? Venice has released the 29 dates in 2024 when the new €5 entry fee system for day-trippers will be active, starting on 25 April, a public holiday in I...
Airbnb claims that it "acted within the law". Italy's financial police have seized €779.5 million from the online short-term rental platform Airbnb for alleged tax evasion, the prosecutors' office in Milan announced on...
New tariffs to take effect from 1 January. The Vatican Museums is to raise the price of its ordinary full entry tickets to €20, up from €17, with effect from 1 January 2024. There will be no change to the reduced far...
Colosseum combats ticket touts with new measures. Italy's Colosseum is introducing tickets with the names of visitors to tackle the widespread practice of tickets being bought up by bots and resold at inflated prices....
Florence mayor says ban on new short-term rentals in city centre is response to "cry for help" from local residents. Florence has banned new Airbnbs from opening in the UNESCO area of its historic centre as the Italian...
New opening hours at Vatican Museums from 2024. The Vatican Museums will extend its opening hours from 08.00 until 19.00, with effect from 1 January 2024, as part of a major shake-up of its admission policies ahead of J...
New visitor experiences and lure of Ancient Rome draws 25,000 people a day to the Colosseum. Rome's Colosseum archaeological park, which in addition to the ancient amphitheatre includes the Roman Forum, Palatine Hill an...
Italian government steps into Colosseum ticket debate. Italy's culture ministry on Friday said it plans to introduce Colosseum tickets with the names of visitors in a bid to stop the widespread practice of tickets being...
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Venice avoids UNESCO list of heritage sites in danger. Italian culture minister Gennaro Sangiuliano on Thursday hailed the decision by UNESCO not to declare Venice an endangered world heritage site as "a victory for all...
Tourists handed €450 fines for Trevi Fountain stunt. Two Australian tourists were fined €450 each after Rome police caught them swimming in the waters of the famed Trevi Fountain on Sunday night, Italian media reported....
Tourist filmed climbing on statue of Neptune. A 22-year-old German tourist caused €5,000 worth of damage to a historic statue of Neptune in the centre of Florence after climbing on to the monument to have his photograph...
Influencer Venus disappears from social media. Italy's much-criticised tourism marketing campaign featuring Botticelli's Venus as a "virtual influencer" is the subject of an investigation by the audit court of Lazio, re...
No peace for Italy's heritage landmarks. A video has surfaced on social media showing two people, described in Italian news reports as tourists, illegally entering the Colosseum at night. The footage, published by In...
Tourist denies throwing her phone at air hostess. A plane bound for Rome turned back just 20 minutes after taking off from Olbia in Sardinia following an argument with a South American passenger over her rowdy children....
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