Venere.com Reveals This Summer's Travel Trends Into Italy
ROME, July 10, 2013
ROME, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Venere.com, Expedia's Rome-based OTA, reports that, based on their
reservations data so far for this summer season, both local and American
tourists are increasingly choosing to spend their summer in the smaller,
cheaper and less traditionally touristy towns of the Bel Paese.
Let us start with the North of Italy, we have Emilia-Romagna and Liguria where
coincidentally, Porto Venere (not related to Venere.com) is seeing 134 percent
growth, of which 27 percent are Italians and 25 percent Americans. Rio
Maggiore, of the famous Cinque Terre, is also seeing a 19 percent uptake where
a quarter is coming from the US.
Next we come into Umbria, where Spoleto, home to the summer festival of the
arts, is growing 48 percent, mainly driven by Italians, who make up 75 percent
of the bookings. Americans are choosing more traditional Tuscany towns like
Radda in Chianti (up 56 percent among Americans).
Americans heading down south, may want to stop in Naples, the perfect base
camp for those eager to visit the ancient Roman city of Pompei (up 36 percent
among Americans) and enjoy the most breathtaking views of Salerno's Amalfi
Coast (up 14 percent).
So if you're looking for that authentic Italian experience, take a tour of
Italy "come si deve" by choosing some of the authentic hotels and bed &
breakfasts found on venere.com , and tell them Venere.com sent you. For more
on these and other hot new Italian destinations tourists don't know about,
visit the Venere.comblog or join the Venere.comFacebook page where Venusians
will respond to your questions daily. Follow this link to get an additional
With nearly 20 years of experience, Venere Net Srl is a leading hotel
reservations website in Europe. Founded in Rome in 1995 as an OTA focused on
exclusive deals for Italy, Venere has been acquired by Expedia Inc. in 2008.
Offering more than 120,000 hotels, Bed & Breakfasts and other accommodations,
it attracts travelers with its detailed hotel descriptions translated in 8
languages, high quality images, reviews from authentic guests, and great deals
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participating hotels. Travel between July 9^thand September 30^th, 2013.
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