Italy

  • Constitutional

    Euro Falls After Italians Reject Constitutional Overhaul

    The euro fell after exit polls released Sunday showed a “no” vote in Italy’s constitutional referendum...
  • Tuscany

    A Taste of Tuscany

    Getting to Know the Wonderful Wines of Tuscany...
  • Business Travel Breaks Out

    Business travel spending in Germany, the UK, France, Spain and Italy combined will grow at over six per cent in 2015 and 2016, a leading indicator that the European economy is ‘gathering steam’ and is poised for a moderate economic breakthrough. These findings are part of the semi-annual GBTA...
  • Business Travel Spending Set to Rise in 2016

    Spending on business travel in Germany, Britain, France, Spain and Italy is expected to rise by over 6 percent annually in 2015 and 2016, indicating the European economy is gaining traction, according to a study by a leading business travel association. Spending on business travel suffered as a result...
  • Exploring History on River Cruises – Italy Won’t Disappoint

    Italy has the world’s richest and most complicated history and it is gaining popularity as a destination. If you have a knack for immersing into and learning the Italy’s heritage, the ideal way is to cruise its magnificent waterways....
  • Italy’s Best Sparkling Wine? It’s Not Prosecco

    In the U.S., if you offer someone a glass of Franciacorta, the likely response is “Francha-whata?” But in Italy, it’s a completely different story. Franciacorta, a beautiful, hilly wine region located one hour east of Milan, just might be the country’s best-kept secret. The name not only refers to...
  • Eternal City Roundtrip Departing from Rome Onboard Costa Diadema This Winter

    Beginning in December, travelers can get a double dose of the “Eternal City” with roundtrip itineraries departing from Civitavecchia, Italy, the port for Rome, aboard Costa Cruises’ newest ship, Costa Diadema. The Italian-flagged cruise line crafted the seven-night cruises to give guests the opportunity to explore the western Mediterranean...
  • Wine: Italy’s Alternative to the Usual Suspects

    When most people think of world-class red wines, the grapes in the bottles are usually from the international quartet of cabernet/merlot/ syrah/pinot. But not in northern Italy. Step forward sangiovese, nebbiolo, and corvine/corvinone/rondinella. Too many of the wines from these grapes are under-rated, says one of the most distinguished...
  • Italy

    Overview Italy, the home of Moscato, Chianti, Amarone and Prosecco, closely followed by France, is the world’s largest wine producer by volume. Its contribution is about 45–50 million hl per year, and represents about ⅓ of global production. Italian wine is exported around the world and is also extremely...