The entry into force of the Green Pass is approaching, and in the meantime foreign tourists are returning to Italian cities and islands. After a dramatic 2020, which brought 3 out of 4 fewer visitors to our country and a winter stopped due to closures and restrictions due to the global health emergency, summer 2021 finally lets us glimpse the light at the end of the tunnel.
They reappear the first American tourists, among the few non-EU foreigners who can now enter Italy without quarantine, thanks to Covid tested flights authorized by the Ministry of Health. Among the destinations chosen without hesitation it shines Capri, where one in 3 foreign visitors comes from the United States, but the square and its attractions are also repopulated by the former Germans and Swiss.
Equally optimistic are the forecasts for art City, among which stands out Venezia, which with the Biennale and the Boat Show, which have become the symbol of the restart, has already seen its most iconic places once again animated by people of different languages and cultures. With the passage in the white zone, the reservations from abroad for the most beautiful beaches in the region, from Bibione a Jesolo, passing through Caorle e Sottomarina of Chioggia.
According to the data Otex, the first observatory on non-hotel residential tourism in Italy, as well as in Venice, bookings made by foreign tourists, especially Europeans, are also the majority in alpine and pre-alpine resorts (74.4%) and a Florence (57.8%), while they are almost half a Roma (47.9%) and on Ligurian Riviera (47.2%). Germany, France, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Switzerland, the main origins.
Finally, positive data in terms of feedback from abroad arrive in the seaside resorts of central and southern Italy. Puglia remains among the favorite destinations, especially in the months of July and September. According to an analysis conducted by Coldiretti, based on data processed by the Regional Tourism Agency Pugliapromotion, with the Green Pass they could arrive in the region 1.2 million foreign tourists, especially in love with farmhouses and the offer of agri-food products, unique landscapes and colors, hospitality and wine-growing wealth.
Hotels and restaurants are ready to welcome foreign tourists even in the most popular destinations of the Sicily, gives Palermo a Cefalù, up to the smaller Covid free islands, ready to record the sold out of bookings between July and September. In addition to the Americans, in recent weeks there has been a return to the largest island in the Mediterranean of groups of French, English, Germans and Dutch.