Inaugurated two years ago, in February 2010, Palermo's luxury Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa continues to be one of the most important novelties in the long process of upgrading the old city centre. The Costa degli Ulivi Hotels, a Sicilian hotel group headed by the Di Giovanni family,  spent five years on the costly restoration and transformation of the former bank building that dominated Piazza Borsa in the heart of the old city, a stone's throw from Corso Vittorio Emanuele and many of Palermo's most famous monuments and tourist sights.

 

Posted on 14 Mar 2012 by Editor

 


Rome city council found an unusual way to celebrate International Women's Day on the 8 March 2012 by bathing some of its most famous female statues....

 

Posted on 11 Mar 2012 by Editor

 



The city of Venice is to introduce a special waterbus service for tourists from the 1 June 2012. The Art Vaporetto will cover Venice's main cultural sites along the Grand Canal and around the basin of St. Mark's.

 

Posted on 08 Mar 2012 by Editor

 



The Great Masters seen as never before! Until the 11 March, the National Museum of Science and Technology, Milan, is hosting a fascinating exhibition of some of the most famous works by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael projected on to a maxi screen.

 

Posted on 05 Mar 2012 by Editor

Aeroporto di Pantelleria Sito Ufficiale - G.a.p. Pantelleria 
The airport of Pantelleria, Sicily, is in the process of installing a revolutionary solar energy plant that will supply lighting, air conditioning and other energy requirements. The new process, developed by Italian and American scientists, claims to have many advantages over traditional solar and photovoltaic technology, as regards efficiency, costs and recycling processes.

 

Posted on 02 Mar 2012 by Editor

 


According to a poll carried out by Rome's La Sapienza University on behalf of the magazine Italia Oggi, the lucky citizens of Trento enjoy the best quality of life in Italy.

 

Posted on 28 Feb 2012 by Editor


This year's edition of the BMT (Borsa Mediterranea del Tourismo) will take in the Oltremare Fair at Naples between the 30 March-1 April 2012.

Posted on 25 Feb 2012 by Editor

 

The Club of Italy's Most Beautiful Small Towns, founded in 2001 to encourage tourism to lesser known areas of the Italian peninsula, has grown from year to year and at present counts over 200 members. Modelled on the French organization Les plus beaux villages de France, exclusiveness is guaranteed by a strict list of essential criteria that must be met in order to qualify.

 

Posted on 22 Feb 2012 by Editor

 



The website Lastminute.com has nominated the Aldrovandi Palace, Rome, as the world's most romantic hotel

 

Posted on 19 Feb 2012 by Editor

A fresco featuring what appears to be a hitherto unknown portrait of Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered in the hamlet of Santa Fiora, near Grosseto (Tuscany).
Posted on 16 Feb 2012 by Editor

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