from Maria Letizia Campari
December 9, 2022
Beyond 12 million Italians traveling these days, for a turnover of approx 5 billion. The mountain resorts and Christmas markets are the masters, besieged by tourists who, after two years of restrictions due to Covid, want to travel and record data similar to those of 2019 for the Immaculate Conception. A San Marino facilities 80-85% full: “A positive result, even better than the pre-Covid period. But there is a but – let people know Riccardo Vanucci, president of Federalberghi –. There are 100 fewer rooms available, so it’s easier to get close to a full house. However, this limits the possibility of hosting large events”.
Even Rimini, a seaside city, makes itself respected: the approximately 350 hotels open these days are 90% full. To say so is the mayor Sadegholvaad, which is already looking to the New Year: “Some structures are already fully booked for that date – he says – with an average attendance of at least three nights”. Italy of tourism therefore recovering with reservations for the bridge in even more than 100 percent increase in some cities of art, such as Verona (+142%) and Turin (+131%), followed by Palermo, Rome and Trieste. But it’s there mountain to fill up on attendance, driving the season always at the top of preferences, with peaks of 70% of occupied beds. Over 74,000 bookings from foreigners, especially from the United States and Spain. Boom of tourists in Naples, with its via dei Presepi, and Verona, with its markets in the squares and streets of the center. In both cities, the police had to impose a one-way pedestrian street to prevent crowds from gathering. The traditional markets of Trento and Bolzano are tinged with white, with the first snow at the bottom of the valley: yesterday there was a good number of tourists, with the arrival of about 90 buses and queues in front of the restaurants.
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