Rome: Tourist carves his initials into Colosseum

Tourist from Ireland caught vandalising Colosseum in Rome. A 32-year-old Irish tourist was detained by security staff at the Colosseum just after he carved his initials into a pillar on the first lev...

Rome: Tourist crashes drone inside Colosseum

Tourist crashes drone in Colosseum after being told he wasn't allowed to fly device. A 40-year-old Polish tourist landed himself in trouble with Rome police after crashing his drone inside the Coloss...

Covid-19: Italy's tourist industry to lose €100 billion in 2020

Predicted impact of covid-19 on Italian tourism is worse than expected. Italy's tourism industry has suffered more than predicted this summer due to the covid-19 crisis, according to a joint report b...

TripAdvisor: Beachside castle near Rome among world's best attractions

Travelers' Choice 2020 for Castello di S. Severa outside Rome. The beachside Castello di S. Severa, located about 50km north of Rome, has been listed in the 2020 edition of Travelers' Choice by TripA...

Rome: Tourists fined for engraving names at Trevi Fountain

Tourists fined €450 after Rome police catch them in the act. Two tourists, aged 61 and 44, were detained by Rome police as they attempted to carve their names on a base of the staircase in front of t...

Italy: Tourist climbs onto roof of Pompeii baths for selfie

Italian police are attempting to track down Pompeii tourist. A police investigation is underway after a tourist climbed onto the roof of the ancient bath house in Italy's archaeological site of Pompe...

Rome hotels slash prices amid lack of tourists

Hotels in Rome cut their rates by up to half as they battle to entice handful of tourists. Rome's hotels are slashing their rates, in some cases by 50 per cent, in a desperate bid to attract the few...

Pompeii unveils new hidden secrets

The Archaeological Park of Pompeii, open again after a three-month lockdown due to covid-19, has seen a remarkable reversal of fortunes over the last decade. Pompeii was the first Italian archaeologi...

Rome: Tourists fined after climbing into Roman Forum by night

Tourists caught inside Roman Forum by Parco Colosseo security guards. Four young English tourists were caught in the Roman Forum after they scaled the gates at the Arch of Titus, near the Colosseum,...

Bulgari to open five-star hotel in centre of Rome

Bulgari Hotel will overlook the Mausoleum of Augustus in Rome. Luxury jeweller Bulgari is to open a five-star hotel facing the Mausoleum of Augustus in the centre of Rome in 2022. News of the hote...

Getting to Rome from Fiumicino and Ciampino airports

There are several ways of getting to the centre of Rome from the italian Capital's Airports. Here is a listing with the most important. When visiting Rome, the first part of your trip will involve ge...

Rome's unemployed tour guides seek state help

Out-of-work tourist guides protest outside the Pantheon in Rome. "Without tourism Italy dies, tourism is not here but tour guides are." With this slogan, Rome tour guides staged a flash mob protes...

Rome charity missing Trevi Fountain coins

Rome's lack of tourists means massive drop in funds for Trevi Fountain charity.Italy's Coronavirus emergency continues to have knock-on effects on all aspects of society, even the most unexpected.With...

Coronavirus: Rome tourism sector on its knees

Rome mayor to convene meeting with tourism stakeholders.Tourist cancellations have reached 90 per cent in Rome for March due to the Coronavirus outbreak (despite there not being any active Coronavirus...

Rome short rental shock: 13 million 'ghosts'

Rome's off-the-books tourism described as unsustainable. Rome's short rental sector including Airbnb welcomes more than 13 million 'phantom' tourists whose presence in the capital is off the books an...
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