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Italy Tourism Relaunch: Emerging Post-Pandemic Hope

Italy Tourism Relaunch

The Tourist Consortium of Maratea in the Basilicata region of Southern Italy was made up of local authorities and parliamentarians of Lucanian origin, along with the national and international press, with the remote extraordinary participation of the Minister of Tourism Massimo Garavaglia. They all met at the Hotel Villa del Mare to present the program for the tourist season and the Italy Tourism relaunch of the destination for the year 2021.

  1. Post pandemic, Italy Tourism relaunch of its tourist destinations and development projects kick off for the remainder of this year.
  2. With Italy in the white zone, tourism can resume earlier than previously anticipated.
  3. The introduction of the Green Pass will also spur this tourism movement.

“Tourism in Italy will resume early, contributing to a partial recovery of the economy. They organized the city of Maratea in every technical and receptive aspect to accommodate tourism that will soon return thanks to the pandemic truce of Italy in the white zone and introducing the Green Pass,” said Italy Tourism Minister Massimo Garavaglia.

Tourism in Basilicata: 4.5 Million to Relaunch

P.A.R.T.I. is an acronym that translates into “Action Plan to Recover Tourism in Basilicata.” This plan amounts to 4.5 million euros and incorporates initiatives for the rapid implementation of activities to recover from the tourism crisis. It is suitable to improve the territorial offer and strengthen the positioning of the Basilicata destination in the national and international market.

The plan illustrated by the Regional Councilor for Production Activities, Francesco Cuffaro, intends to update the offer with aggregation projects including the creation of networks of operators in the fields of art culture, wedding, luxury, family, outdoors, sea and mountain resorts, attractions, workshops, and activities, as well as new segments.

Senators support Italy Tourism relaunch.

Suggestions of the Senators

Revitalization proposals by Senator Lomuti focus on the support of SMEs [small- and medium-sized enterprises] in addition to strategies to attract tourism to the town Maratea, extended to the Basilicata region. To highlight the quality of the infrastructures, the high quality of hospitality that Maratea offers and the beauty of the Basilicata region will be in the spotlight.

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Mario is a veteran in the travel industry.
His experience extends worldwide since 1960 when at the age of 21 he started exploring Japan, Hong Kong, and Thailand.
Mario has seen the World Tourism develop up to date and witnessed the
destruction of the root/testimony of the past of a good number of countries in favor of modernity/progress.
During the last 20 years Mario's travel experience has concentrated in South East Asia and of late included the Indian Sub Continent.

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field concluded after organizing the kik off of for Malaysia Singapore Airlines in Italy as an Institutor and continued for 16 years in the role of Sales /Marketing Manager Italy for Singapore Airlines after the split of the two governments in October 1972.

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