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Italy Expects 20 Pc Tourism Hike On 2020 As Restrictions Eased – UrduPoint

Italy expects a 20-percent increase in summer tourist numbers this year over 2020 as the country progressively eases Covid-19 restrictions, the Italian tourism federation said Saturday

Rome, (APP – UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 5th Jun, 2021 ) :Italy expects a 20-percent increase in summer tourist numbers this year over 2020 as the country progressively eases Covid-19 restrictions, the Italian tourism federation said Saturday.

“The 2021 summer season is showing the first signs of a sector recovery. Between June and August 33 million arrivals are forecast along with 140 million nights spent in official (tourist) structures — a 20.8 percent rise on 2020,” Assoturismo said after surveying 2,185 tourism firms.

The federation added that would net the sector around 12.8 billion Euros ($15.6 billion) in tourism receipts — around three-quarters from fellow Italians visiting other regions.

Even so, Assoturismo said the rise “would not be enough to return to pre-Covid levels”…

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