To live like nuns´ in the 17th century - for most people, that is no heart´s desire. But Monastero Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa, situated on the famous Amalfi Coast, proves that this idea is much more attractive than most people suppose. Because today, the … October 2, 2015
Already for decades, the Italian island of Capri, reliable allures the rich and famous from all over the world. Visitors love the smell of the countless lemon trees, the view of the lovely blue lagoons and the atmosphere in the charming alleys. When spending … June 18, 2015
In their first anniversary year, Castello di Casole was pleased to announce the grand opening of their newly expanded Essere Spa. Part of the larger seven-year meticulous and detailed restoration of the 10th century Italian castle that now serves as the … October 8, 2013
The magazine, e Donna, of Rome, Italy, has just dedicated 4 pages of their latest issue to the beauty of Seychelles and to the appeal of these mid-ocean islands as one of the most appealing honeymoon destinations.
Alviero Altieri, the author of this … June 23, 2013
From May 29 to June 1, ten Italian tour operators will survey Reunion Island to discover its people, its landscapes, and its tourism products. This educational tour is a combined effort between Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) with Mauritius for the European … May 29, 2013
FRANKFURT, Germany - ENIT, the Italian State Tourist Board, will participate in the 11th edition of IMEX, a major promotions platform for the international meetings industry. The aim is to make Italy the protagonist of top destinations for business tourism … May 17, 2013
SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is calling all fans of fine machines and road trips to Rome, Italy to celebrate 110 years of Harley Davidson, the biggest, baddest name … May 15, 2013
Chi, the known people's magazine from Italy, has come out with a feature on honeymoons in what can be considered the nicest destination on Earth, the Seychelles. The magazine speaks about special or secret honeymoons, and this is exactly what the Seychelles … May 1, 2013
The Principal Secretary for Tourism, Sherin Naiken, has met with the Mayor of the Italian town, Civitavecchia in Rome, at a special dinner hosted for the visiting Italian delegation.
Leading a high-level delegation, Mr. Tidei Pietro, Mayor of the … March 12, 2013
Mr. Pietro Tidei, Honorable member of Parliament and town Mayor of Civitavecchia, Italy, paid a courtesy call on Seychelles President James Michel this afternoon at State House. Mr. Tidei and his delegation are in Seychelles to discuss ways to improve … March 8, 2013
“The gusto of a taste concentrates on the tongue and the palate…” – Villa Cordevigo’s restaurant adheres to this philosophy and makes gourmets swarm into the vineyards of Bardolino Classico to Cavaion Verona close to Lake Garda. The Venetian … February 19, 2013
The Seychelles Tourism Board for Italy announced during the BITM 2013 trade show in Milan, Italy, that Monette Rose, the Seychelles Tourism Board Director for Italy whose office is located in Rome, was elected Secretary General of ADUTEI, the Association … February 18, 2013
Ensuring that tourism facilities and sites meet the needs of persons with disabilities, both as a key means of promoting tourism for all and as an engine for market growth, were the main focus of the International Conference on "Accessibility in tourism: … February 18, 2013
Last Friday the Italian Carnival delegation, who will be parading in the 2013 edition of the annual Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles, arrived at the mid-ocean tropical islands ahead of all other delegations flying in from the four corners … February 3, 2013
VERONA, ITALY - Illasi Valleys, the first association of companies in the Province of Verona focusing on territorial marketing, has been created. Fifty-two companies from the wine and olive oil, hospitality and manufacturing sectors have joined forces … January 23, 2013
Monette Rose, the Seychelles Tourism Board Director for Italy, reported from her Office in Rome that the Seychelles flag for EXPO 2015 is being placed next to the Statue of Dante in Via Dante in Milan.
Seychelles is a known and much sought after holiday … December 9, 2012
MILAN, Italy – Italy and China have always been united by a special bond, right from when Marco Polo, and later the missionary and scholar Matteo Ricci, were the first two westerners to stay in the Celestial Empire. A relationship continuing to this … December 9, 2012
MILAN, Italy – Bit - Borsa Internazionale del Turismo - is now an active member of Visit USA, the association which promotes and develops tourism from Italy to the US.
Entry by the largest Italian trade fair on the theme of tourism represents a turning … December 7, 2012
MILAN, Italy - Leaving the uncertain summer behind (in August, drop in presences kept down to 1.1% thanks to a 2.1% increase from abroad), the tourism industry now looks to the future. Initiatives like the government’s Strategic Plan, in the final stages … December 7, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - What could be more fun than to spend Thanksgiving or Christmas in Florence, the city of great Renaissance art and Tuscan cuisine? The good news is that TourCrafters’ newest land-only package, “Off-Season Florence and Chianti,” … August 13, 2012
HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners announced that the International Organization of Electronic Tourism Industry (IOETI) in Italy has joined the alliance as a partner association … August 1, 2012
Stunning photography of “Miss Seychelles… another world,” Sherlyn Furneau, has made headlines in one of Italy’s reputed magazines, “Cosmopolitan.”
The photographic exhibition opened on July 9, at the Gallery Angelica in Rome by Italian … July 27, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - It’s a vacation you might dream about: 8 days and 7 nights luxuriating in 2 of Italy’s most beautiful, most romantic destinations. TourCrafters has put together an exclusive, small-group Roman holiday, followed by a sojourn … June 19, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Few places are as interesting as Sicily, the island that belongs to Italy, but was ruled over the millennia by Phoenicians, Greeks, Arabs, Normans, and Spanish - all of whom left behind customs, cuisine, art, and architecture. … June 11, 2012
London has the flash-based Bluetooth-ordering Inamo restaurant, Japan the ramen vending machines, and soon, the Piazza Giovanni Omicciololi in Italy will play host to a chain of Seychelles Creole restaurants, which will promote the Seychelles image through … April 16, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - If you’ve been putting off a trip to Italy because you don’t speak Italian, don’t want to drive, and don’t know where to stay, TourCrafters comes to the rescue. Their small-group escorted luxury tour of Italy solves all … March 13, 2012
The Alpe Adria Trail is a new topical hiking trail offering 680 kilometers of diverse and thrilling travel through three countries and three different cultures. The concept of the trail has been set up so that each stage runs along touristically-interesting … March 12, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Make ancient Rome and Renaissance art come alive for your children with TourCrafters’ good-deal Spring Break package to Rome and Florence. It’s a better investment than a trip to Disney World.
The package - for 2 adults … January 24, 2012
A Seychelles delegation headed by Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), and Capt David Savy, the Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA), accompanied by Monette Rose, the Tourism Board’s Manager for Italy, met with Franco … January 18, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - TourCrafters, the popular Italian tour operator, is happy to announce that “The Best of Italy 2012” brochure—now available in PDF and the easier, faster flash format—is packed with exciting, all-new offerings.
The extensive … December 16, 2011
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, has said that Italy will enjoy the spectacular scenery of the tropical and beautiful islands of the Seychelles through the top Italian TV show set to go on air soon.
Alain St.Ange confirmed that … December 6, 2011
Mr. Remo Della Porta, the Vice President of Sales for Blue Panorama Airlines of Italy, was in Seychelles this weekend for discussions on the possibility of starting direct flights between the tropical tourist islands of the Seychelles and Italy.
Mr. … November 27, 2011
The Seychelles islands remains confident over the Italian market, which is its second strongest market, following the islands’ recent participation at the 48th edition of the TTG Incrontri trade fair, held in the city of Rimini, Italy.
The 2011 TTG … October 17, 2011
The Secretary General of the United Nations earlier this week appointed Seychellois Mr. Jonathan Lucas as Director of the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in Turin, Italy.
Following the appointment, President … May 15, 2011
LOS ANGELES, California - Lefay Resort & Spa on Lake Garda, Gargnano, Italy, has been awarded the internationally-recognized Green Globe certification and is the first Green Globe certificated spa resort in Southern Europe.
Ms. Liliana Leali, President … April 26, 2011
In the fabulous Old Shooting Club, located at the Monti Parioli, Rome, the Italian designer Michele Miglionico presented last week a flash of his latest collection for spring/summer 2011.The new collection has drawn volumes and details by the taste of … April 12, 2011
Europe is the continent with many a carnival, and Italy has its very own renowned carnival. Paolo Bembo, the highly-respected Italian journalist and historian from Navale Publications visited the Seychelles for their March Carnival of Carnivals and has … April 6, 2011
On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy, the President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James Alix Michel, has sent a congratulatory letter to the government and people of Italy.
On behalf of the people and government … March 18, 2011
In keeping with its carnival tradition and with the wide array of carnival costumes and masks associated with it, Italy's city of Venice is due to participate in the 2011 Seychelles "Carnival International de Victoria," due to be held in Seychelles' capital … February 13, 2011
Seychelles Minister Peter Sinon and his delegation will be attending the Twenty-ninth Session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI), which will be held at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy, from January 31 to February 4, 2011.
The Committee on Fisheries … January 27, 2011
TTG Incontri is the most important b2b international trade fair in the tourism sector in Italy, which takes place every year since 1977. It is officially qualified as an international fair and is the only Italian fair which is a member of the ITTFA (International … October 28, 2010
With the summer date (June 30-July 1) and the venue of the Fiera di Rimini exhibition center confirmed for next year on the back of positive feedback from the market, BTC is working on the 2011 show, which looks set to register sound growth compared to … October 22, 2010
ONLINE BROCHURE FEATURES VIDEOS OF ROME, FLORENCE AND SPAIN
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - TourCrafters has released its online brochure, 2011 Preview: Italy and the Best of Europe, with unique videos of Rome, Florence, and Spain. The brochure gives information … September 20, 2010
The next BTC, the Italian trade show for the meetings, events, conferences, incentive travel, and business tourism industry, will be held at the Fiera di Rimini Exhibition Centre on June 30-July 1, 2011. The summer date has thus been confirmed after the … September 15, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - TourCrafters, the specialists in travel to Italy, have put together a “Gelato, Bikes & Art Lovers” package to three top destinations: Rome, the Eternal City with its ancient monuments; Florence, filled with art treasures and elegant … August 2, 2010
MILAN, Italy – From February 17-20, 2011 the 31st edition of Bit–International Tourism Exchange will be held in Milan, which closed last February on a positive note regarding the future of the sector: over 5,000 exhibitors were present from 130 countries … August 1, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - It’s not too early to think about a good-deal Thanksgiving trip. Italy-expert TourCrafters is offering a US$909 “Thanksgiving Special in Rome” package that must be booked by August 12. The price may increase US$50 after August … July 28, 2010
The 26th BTC, the Italian trade show for the meetings, events, conferences, incentive travel, and business tourism industry, opens this morning at the Fiera di Rimini Exhibition Centre, for two days of business, education and professional networking.
The … July 1, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - TourCrafters, the Italy specialist known for good-deal tours and packages, has produced a new online brochure: Winery Tours & Tastings All Over Italy. In Italy, the wine country par excellence, some wineries are centuries old, … June 22, 2010
TTG Incontri, the main international tourism trade fair scheduled for October 22-24, 2010 in Rimini (Italy), broadened its horizon by focusing on the quality of services. Already, numerous foreign tourist boards have confirmed their participation, regarding … April 23, 2010
Everybody’s looking for added value this year, so TourCrafters, the popular Italian tour operator known for its good deals, is offering an array of special incentives to travelers who book Italian hotels and/or packages with the company this spring … April 7, 2010
The organization of TTG Incontri, main b2b tourism trade fair in Italy, and of TTI, the workshop targeted to the purchase of the Italian tourism product, scheduled for October 22 to 24, 2010 is proceeding at a fast pace.
An international appointment, … March 8, 2010
Though Italian gelato is considered the world’s best ice cream, you wouldn’t go to Italy just to get an ice cream cone But, hey, if you’re going to Italy anyway, why not get a free gelato?
TourCrafters, the Italian tour operator known for … February 23, 2010
A Journey through Taste – Flavors of Italy, the special new area at Bit dedicated to tourism of good eating habits, is a unique way to discover the heritage of Italian food and wine, exploring areas of origin and success. Set up is thanks to patronage … February 17, 2010
Nine is the announced success of this film season, the musical on the (fictionalized) life of Federico Fellini. The main song from the film, Be Italian, has already become a sort of soundtrack for Made in Italy. Also in the tourism industry more and more … February 16, 2010
The organizing machine of TTG Incontri TTI is already working full time, and it is Italy’s only true business-to-business tourism fair, which will take place on October 22-24, 2010.
TTG Incontri is the major gateway to the Italian outbound market … February 3, 2010
Italy is everybody's favorite country including, it seems, Russian-speaking Americans. So TourCrafters, the Italian tour operator known for its good deals, is offering two motor coach Art Tours of northern Italy that will have not only an English-speaking … January 28, 2010
What could be better than a Valentine's Day trip to Italy, the most romantic country in the world? The answer: an affordable trip. TourCrafters, famed for its good-deal packages, is offering a Special Value Package to Rome that costs as little as US$855 … January 19, 2010
The Jordan Tourism Board is “unveiling” a unique image of Jordan to coincide with the royal state visit to Italy by Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania, which will start on Monday, October 19, 2009.
The royal visit, upon the invitation … October 19, 2009
TourCrafters kicks off the winter value season (November 2009 through March 2010) with the publication of their new "Italy and the Best of Europe" brochure, which offers a variety of good deals in Italy, as well as France, Spain, Vienna, Prague, Budapest, … September 29, 2009
TourCrafters, the dependable Italian tour operator, has come up with another terrific Italy deal. Their 5-day/4-night Alitalia Supersaver Package costs US$799 and covers the round-trip flight from New York on Alitalia, fuel surcharge, accommodation in … September 23, 2009
It may seem odd — when the crowds have gone home, Rome's daily high is 63º Fahrenheit, and the weather is perfect for sightseeing — that airlines, hotels, and Tourcrafters lower their prices in November. But that's the way it is.
Though dates … September 8, 2009
TourCrafters is cutting the price of their new Italy by Train Special by US$200 per couple, and adding a "goody bag" worth US$200 per couple, if the package is booked by August 30.
The 7-night, 3-star package costs US$1,319 and includes round-trip … July 30, 2009
For almost 30 years, TourCrafters, the family-owned Italian tour operator, has been known for good-deal packages to Italy and Europe. But now they've outdone themselves. For the winter season — October 26 to March 31 — TourCrafters is offering 5-day/4-night … July 24, 2009
Armenia’s national air carrier, Armavia Air Company, will commence a new direct flight between Yerevan and Rome beginning July 15, 2009.
Scheduled daytime flights will be undertaken weekly on a Wednesday with a duration of approximately 4 hours. … July 8, 2009
Tourism as a counter-cyclical resource: vision or reality? A reality, according to the snapshot of Italian feeling portrayed in the 18th edition of the Trademark report: Where Italians go on vacation. Interviews conducted between March 25 and April 9 … July 6, 2009
TourCrafters has put together a 6-day/5-night fall package to Bologna that starts at only US$1,109 and should thrill those who consider themselves "foodies." Yes, historic Bologna has charming porticoed streets, medieval palaces, 12th-century towers, … June 22, 2009
With air fare to Italy currently US$749, how can TourCrafters offer a Summer Special to Florence for only US$699 — and that includes round-trip air from New York, four nights in a 4-star hotel, and four buffet breakfasts? Well, that's TourCrafters' … June 15, 2009
Everyone knows by now that lower prices make this a great year to visit Europe. And certainly there's no better cure for stress than a trip to Italy. So, it's especially good news that TourCrafters' hotels are discounting as much as 25 percent — not … May 28, 2009
Armenia’s efforts in targeting its tourism promotion at the Italian outbound market have paid off. MyAir company, in partnership with Festa Tour Avia will be commencing direct flights between Venice and Yerevan from June 5.Although the flights will … May 26, 2009
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - A family can have a fabulous vacation in Italy this year for less than a vacation on the Jersey Shore… and let's not even mention the Hamptons. TourCrafters has put together some surprisingly inexpensive family packages that combine … March 19, 2009
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - With a greatly-improved euro/dollar exchange rate, good-deal packages to the major cities and huge discounts at a raft of hotels, there's never been a better time to visit Italy. Some of the reasons it's such a bargain:
A euro is … February 13, 2009
How the perception of Italy’s tourist attractions changes
Spaghetti and mandolino days are long past. Now that Hollywood has moved to the Italian lakes and vineyards, contemporary tourists look for food, wine and lifestyle.
Travelling around … April 15, 2008
With a significant extension of spaces, the meeting offer of the Grand Hotel Dino has increased to 34 rooms
It will be inaugurated in March 2008 the Grand Ballroom Carlo signed Zacchera Hotels in Baveno, on the Lake Maggiore. The new room … February 18, 2008