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Cruise

Silversea takes delivery of Silver Moon

The cruise line has welcomed the brand spanking new ship to its fleet with a few cheeky, socially-distanced glasses of bubbles.

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Destinations

Canadian tourist sends “cursed” artefacts back to Pompeii

by Ali Coulton

A travel agent in Italy has received a peculiar package containing “cursed” ancient ruins and a letter of confession.

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Events

Travel DAZE 2020 speaker spotlight: Maria Elena Rossi, Italian National Tourist Board

We caught up with the Italian National Tourist Board’s marketing chief to find out why the organisation is supporting next month’s event, and what to expect from her session.

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Destinations

Check out the beauty of Italy via this cool virtual exhibition and new video

While Aussies can’t start travelling to Italy again just yet, they can still enjoy a decent taste of it thanks to the country’s tourism organisation.

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Wholesalers

Collette releases 2021/22 travel guide with seven new tours

Tell your clients to get ready to gorge themselves on arancini and caponata because three of the seven new trips involve the jewel of the Italian south: Sicily!

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Destinations

Chairman of Irish tourism authority resigns after holidaying in Italy

The chairman has copped widespread criticism for taking a jaunt to the Mediterranean while tourism authorities plead with the Irish to holiday locally.

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Aviation

Italian officials call out EasyJet for “racist” advert

The allegations could not come at a worse time for EasyJet, as the airline prepares to cut 30 per cent of its staff and sell three of its major UK bases.

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Destinations

Denmark attracts 8km queue of German tourists as EU borders reopen again

European nations have begun easing border controls, with German tourists entering Denmark enmasse for summer holidays.

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WATCH: Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens with commemorative COVID-19 flash mob

Some of Italy’s major attractions are re-emerging from the country’s three-month coronavirus lockdown and beginning to welcome visitors again.

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Destinations

Italian borders to reopen for Europeans in June

Although Italy’s borders are expected to reopen on 3 June, other European nations are encouraging their citizens not to travel overseas until later.

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Destinations

Sicily offers to chip in for your holiday if you visit post-COVID-19

Need an excuse to visit Italy’s most beautiful island once travel restrictions ease? How about if the destination foots a chunk of the bill?

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Wholesalers

Bunnik Tours celebrates international guides in ‘Still Dreaming’ campaign

Bunnik Tours is celebrating the lives of its local guides, who can’t wait to welcome travellers back to their destinations. 

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