Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese speaks of ways Pakistan can attract tourists

Newswire Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese this week he spoke of the ways Pakistan can attract tourists. Speaking from his experience as the person who used to write the official travel advisory of Italy, he said: “Pakistan is not for the middle man. Keeping in mind certain behaviours that may offend local sensibilities, […]

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Japan will reopen to travelers in june

Islamabad: Just in time for the summer travel season, Japan aims to reopen to international tourists in June. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida made the announcement yesterday while visiting London. “We will further relax controls, so that in June it will be possible to enter the country as smoothly as other G7 nations,” said Kishida. […]

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Japan to lift COVID entry ban for 106 countries including US

Tokyo: Japan plans to ease COVID 19-related border restrictions by lifting its entry ban for foreignnationals from 106 countries including the United States, Britain and France, the government said. Tokyo has been gradually relaxing pandemic-induced curbs but the loosened border regime does not mean a full reopening to tourists. The foreign ministry said in an […]

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Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo appreciates Afghanistan beauty

Newswire Rome: Senior Italian diplomat Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo this week appreciated the beauty of Afghanistan. He tweeted a post of ‘History of Afghanistan’ which carried beautiful pictures from the war-torn country. “If you think Afghanistan is just a dusty desert, prepare to be surprised by these images. Afghanistan’s breathtaking natural geography is one of the […]

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Italy: Favorite places to go on vacation

Newswire Florence: Think Florence, Rome and Venice with their abundant Renaissance architecture and well-known galleries, Tuscany with its globally-renowned vineyards and the glamorous Amalfi coast with its see-and-be-seen vibe. While these places are an obvious draw for travelers, Italians themselves prefer to go on vacation to lesser-known areas. These are places where the menus aren’t […]

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The Pantheon, the most beautiful monument in Rome: Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo

Newswire Rome: Senior Italian diplomat Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo said this week that The Pantheon was the most beautiful monument in Rome. “The most beautiful monument in Rome. By far my favorite,” he tweeted replying to Agnes Crawford, who posted on Twitter: “Buona domenica from the Pantheon. 2c at 9, but glorious in the sun.” The […]

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Threefold increase in tourists from Italy expected in Seychelles in first half of 2022

Newswire Rome: Seychelles expects to have Italy back as one of its leading markets in visitor arrivals in the first half of 2022, with a threefold increase forecast, the tourism department said this week. Tourism Seychelles – the marketing arm of the tourism department – held an open day for travel agents and travel consultants […]

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“Put Pakistan on Your Travel Map” virtual event highlights Pakistan tourism

Islamabad: Pakistan’s High Commission in London and Capra Falconeri Traveller magazine jointly organized a virtual discussion on “Put Pakistan on Your Travel Map” to attract international tourists to visit Pakistan and uncover its hidden treasures. The panelists included famous Scottish photographer Colin Prior, Jonny Bealby of Wilde Frontiers, multi-award-winning travel journalist Emma Thomson and wildlife […]

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Napoli really worth a visit: Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo

Newswire Rome: Senior Italian diplomat Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo said this week that Napoli (Naples) is really worth a visit in Italy. “#Napoli is really worth a visit Italy,” he tweeted quoting a newswire story titled ‘Naples only Italy destination on CNN Travel wish list in 2022.’ Ambassador Pontecorvo said Napoli was a great destination for […]

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Japan begins accepting new entry applications amid COVID decline

Newswire Tokyo: The Japanese government started accepting new entry applications this week from companies and educational institutions for individuals from overseas, easing restrictions that were introduced in January amid the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 quarantine period has been cut to three days from 10 for business travelers who have been vaccinated as progress in inoculations […]

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China a champion of architecture: Italy’s Professor Marco

Newswire Islamabad: China is a country where you can build architectures fast and you can control your idea and results, said Professor Marco Casamonti, a renowned Italian architect who teaches Architectural Design at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Genoa. Professor Marco Casamonti has designed and executed several projects in China including the Green Energy […]

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Nepal, a land of discovery

Nepal with rich ancient cultures set against the most dramatic scenery in the world is a land of discovery and unique experience. For broad minded individuals who value an experience that is authentic and mesmerizing, Nepal is the ideal destination. Come and revel in the untouched and the undiscovered and uncover yourself. It is unsurpassed […]

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Fouzia Younis spends Eid in Gujar Khan

Newswire Gujar Khan: British High Commission Heads of Communications and Public Diplomacy Fauzia Younis spent the Eid in her native village here. The area is known as Village Kanyal. Many from this village have migrated to the United Kingdom. “Spending Eid in Potohari heartlands this year in Gujarkhan. Wishing everyone a dilli #EidMubarak,” she tweeted […]

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Gilgit-Baltistan to be developed into a modern tourist spot under CPEC: Pakistan Minister

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Gilgit-Baltistan will be developed into a modern tourist spot under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the with the help of Pakistan’s federal government, Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar said this week.In a meeting with Chief Minister Gilgit Muhammad Khalid Khursheed who called on him here, Umar said the […]

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Vaccinations won’t lead to vacations anytime soon unless we take action now

Matthias Helble and Won Hee Cho Countries around the world are undertaking enormous efforts to vaccinate against COVID-19. The hope is that the vaccination will allow for a full return to economic activity and recovery. When it comes to international tourism, the prospects for a quick recovery remain very uncertain. Regional or international agreements on […]

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Italy wants to beautify, develop GB: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Newswire Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese this week said that his country wanted to play a role to beautify and develop the Gilgit-Baltistan. In a meeting here with GB Chief Minister Khalid Khurshid, the envoy said Italy will co-finance the Economic Transformation Initiatives (ETI) and invest 20 million Euros in the project.“Both the […]

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Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese, Albana Ferrarese host lavish lunch party to celebrate Italian cuisine

Newswire Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese and his wife Albana Ferrarese on Thursday hosted a lavish lunch party for the Italian and Pakistani friends here.Italian cuisine has come around to be one of the most popular cuisines across the world. Countless bistros and pizzerias around the globe feature Italian dishes on their menus. […]

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