Forestry workers recaptured the bear with a "tube trap" in the Lagorai area of Trentino province in the eastern Alps, according to a statement on the provincial government site released Monday. This marks an end to Papillon's 42 days of freedom, Italian public broadcaster RAI News reported. … [Read more...] about Italy’s serial escape artist bear Papillon recaptured after 42 days on the run
The joint report drafted by tourism confederation Confturismo Confcommercio and business group Assoturismo Confesercenti found that from June-August, the heart of Italy’s tourist season, the number of guests staying in official accommodation facilities in Italy was down 30 percent from 2019, with 65 million fewer tourists as restrictions remained in effect to curb the spread of the coronavirus. … [Read more...] about Report: Italy Expected to Lose €100 Billion in Tourism for 2020
Some patients who were self-reliant before contracting the virus remain so weakened that, when they arrive for their follow-up appointments, they're helped to the waiting room by relatives, or in wheelchairs. Four people so far were too frail to make it through the several hours of testing and were rushed instead to the emergency room. Other times, people show up months later, having been through the worst - oxygen support, intubations - and are, improbably, almost fine. Doctors say one of the virus's mysteries is how recoveries can be swift for some and brutal for others. … [Read more...] about Italy’s Bergamo is calling back coronavirus survivors. About half say they haven’t fully recovered.
“We are looking for places to welcome refugees, a small disused hotel would be fine or a school no longer in use, a building with main services is also fine. The problem is that we’re not finding availability,” a local official said. … [Read more...] about Italy Forced to Quarantine Migrants on Buses Due to Lack of Space
“Italy Muslim Friendly is an innovative project for Muslim Tourism that includes a large network of companies operating in this sector and this tourist industry,” declares the official website for the campaign. “Associations and companies with Muslim inclination will support this project.” … [Read more...] about Italy Launches Campaign to Prioritize ‘Muslim-Friendly’ Tourism