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2013-05-01 12:26:19

LONDON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Join the thousands of art lovers who flock to enchanting Venice for the Biennale International Art Exhibition and save on summer holidays to Italy. The Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition is back for its 55th year. The major art presentation, which takes places once every two years, is organised by the prestigious cultural institution, the Venice Biennale. First held in 1985, this fantastic event sees thousands of art lover's...

2012-10-17 07:29:17

VERONA, Italy, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaetano Bertani and his sons Giovanni and Guglielmo proudly announce the formation of their new company, Agricola Gaetano Bertani e Figli, following the Sept. 15 division of assets related to the December 2011 sale of Cantine Bertani to Tenimenti Angelini. Under the agreement Gaetano Bertani e Figli retains 73 acres of vineyards in the Valpolicella Classico zone, plus the family's 18(th) century neoclassical Villa Mosconi Bertani (formerly known...

2012-10-10 11:20:39

LONDON, October 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Monarch Airline's newly announced winter sun holiday deals, why not take the opportunity to escape the cold nights and swap them for a luxurious and affordable trip to Venice, one of Italy's most romantic cities. You can now get a fantastic GBP20 discount off flights to Venice [http://www.monarch.co.uk/italy/venice-and-venetian-riviera/flights ] as part of this excellent deal, giving you that little bit extra to spend whilst...

2009-07-17 18:55:09

Soaring temperatures in Veneto, Italy, sent farmers scrambling to find innovative ways to cool their cows, the farm organization Coldiretti said Friday. With temperatures reaching 86 degrees Fahrenheit, farmers are installing fans and cold showers to keep the cows cool and producing milk, the news service ANSA reported. Cows accustomed to summer temperatures between 72 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit are eating less, drinking more and producing 15 percent less milk than the nearly eight gallons...

2009-06-16 08:00:00

Spatial data infrastructure (SDI) technology to streamline geospatial data sharing across region while supporting industry standards HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The region of Veneto, Italy will use Intergraph(R) technology to create a centralized spatial data infrastructure (SDI) database to improve access to spatial data across the region and to conform to standards such as INSPIRE (Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe). (Logo:...

2006-08-30 03:40:00

By Silvia Aloisi VENICE -- Venice may not be sinking yet, but it is certainly emptying -- that is, if you don't count the 18 million tourists who flock to the canal city every year. The number of residents in the historic center of Venice has nearly halved over the past 40 years, from 121,000 at the time of the great flood of 1966 to just over 62,000 now, according to the latest data from the city council. At this rate, Venice could turn into a sort of Disneyland -- teeming with...