Please note that new booking procedures will be in place from the 4th September 2019.
From July 2019, a new phase of Paris municipality’s low emissions plan will be in place.
A few days ago the Council of Rome has approved a new set of rules in the attempt of introducing more “decorum” among both locals and tourists.
On the 2nd of June 2019 an out-of-control cruise ship collided into a dock and a tourist riverboat on a busy Giudecca Canal in Venice, injuring 5 people.
What do Italy and Switzerland share? The Alps, that is right…and most importantly, the beautiful and must-see scenery that these mountains offer to visitors from around the world.
In line with the European Union decision to ban all single use plastic by 2021, the Island of Capri and the city of Sorrento have announced that starting from the 1st of May 2019 the use of plastic bags, cups, utensils, water bottles, straws and even coffee stirrers that are not biodegradable is officially prohibited.
The most central airport in Milan is going to close from July 27th to October 27th in order to allow renovation works on the runaway and terminal. The closure will affect millions of passengers during the holiday peak season.
Please take note of the following VAT increases effective from January 2019.
The rate of VAT in the Tourism and Hospitality sector raised from 9% to 13.5
The rate of VAT for hotel accommodation, restaurants and domestic passenger transport increased from 6% to 9%