flydubai TO NAPLES AND SALZBURG FROM JULY

Flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, continues to grow its network in Europe and will see Naples in Italy and Salzburg in Austria join its network later this month. The carrier will start its four-weekly service to Salzburg International Airport (SZG) from 15 July and resumes its operations to
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Christian Stan, on 21 Jul. 21, No Comments

BORGO SANTANDREA LUXURY HOTEL OPENS ON AMALFI COAST

Borgo Santandrea opens with 29 guestrooms and 16 suites, each one offering uninterrupted views of the sea and ancient fisherman's hamlet of Conca dei Marini. The property has undergone a detailed renovation over the last three years, combining Mid-Century design details with classic
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Christian Stan, on 19 Jul. 21, No Comments

THE HOXTON HOTEL ROME IS NOW OPEN

The Hoxton, Rome comes as the 10th hotel for the brand — a milestone moment in its exciting expansion. The Hoxton first opened its doors in Shoreditch, East London in 2006 and now has hotels in some key neighbourhoods across Europe and North America. Locations include London (Shoreditch,
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Christian Stan, on 11 May. 21, No Comments

NO MORE CRUISE SHIPS IN VENICE HISTORIC CITY CENTRE

The Italian government has (finally) approved a ban on cruise and container ships entering Venice’s Giudecca canal, which leads to the iconic St Mark’s Square. Pressure to pass a ban on large vessels has been mounting for years, reaching new heights in 2019 when the cruise ship MSC
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Christian Stan, on 4 May. 21, No Comments

ROSEWOOD CASTIGLION DEL BOSCO, TUSCANY REOPENS JUNE 2 WITH NEW PRIVATE SUITES

Known for its refined Italian charm and welcoming families, couples and culinary seekers alike, the idyllic Tuscan hideaway will be expanding to offer guests a sophisticated upgrade. Opening its doors to 19 new suites exuding the rich sense of Tuscan authenticity guests have come to expect,
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Christian Stan, on 25 Mar. 21, No Comments

SLH MAKES ADDITIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA, ITALY AND FRANCE

South Africa The Liz McGrath Collection SLHreturns to South Africa with three hotels from The Liz McGrath Collection: The Plettenberg on the coastline of the Garden Route; The Marine, a clifftop retreat on the Hermanus Coast; and The Cellars-Hohenort in the historic Constantia Valley, Cape
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Christian Stan, on 4 Feb. 21, No Comments

THE COLOSSEUM IN ROME TO GET A RETRACTABLE FLOOR LIKE IN ANCIENT TIMES

Italian authorities say they will build at the Colosseum a retractable floor in the arena, which has been without one for more than 1,000 years. They have issued a request for bids for a project that will install a new floor so that visitors can experience the Colosseum from the viewpoint of
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Christian Stan, on 13 Jan. 21, No Comments

CASA DI LANGA ECO BOUTIQUE HOTEL COMING TO ITALY’S PIEDMONT REGION

Ingrained in every aspect of the 39-room luxury hotel is a deep respect for the natural world and its sustainable future. The hotel will be carbon neutral with: 100 per cent recycled water for irrigation geothermal heating throughout zero single-use plastic PV cells and solar
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Christian Stan, on 22 Dec. 20, No Comments

AMAN ADDS DOLOMITES ADDRESS IN ITALY

Under the terms of the agreement, Aman will integrate marketing services and sales, as well as operations on the ground in an initial phase that will span the next 18 months. Evolving judiciously over the years to come, and after significant investment, the long-term partnership will see Rosa
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Christian Stan, on 17 Nov. 20, No Comments

GRAND UNIVERSE HOTEL LUCCA, AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION, OPENS IN DECEMBER

Grand Universe Lucca will add 55 superbly furnished rooms and suites, an elegant fine dining restaurant, a lounge area with a classical piano anchoring the space, a rooftop bar with stunning city views, and a unique wine tasting cellar set among the remnants of an ancient wall, continuing
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Christian Stan, on 11 Nov. 20, No Comments