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Qatar resumes flights to Venice
18.06.2024 Italy VeniceAvia

Qatar Airways resumed flights from Doha to Venice on June 12.


The carrier began flying to Venice in 2011, but suspended flights during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.


“As we enter the summer season, we are pleased to resume our daily flights to Venice. Italy is a key market for Qatar Airways and we are committed to providing our passengers with greater travel options and seamless

Venice introduces fees for day trips to combat overtourism

Starting this week, Venice will introduce an innovative initiative: charging an entrance fee to day tourists, the first of its kind kind in the world. The measure aims to address problems associated with mass tourism, which floods the city and puts a strain on its infrastructure. By introducing an entrance fee, Venice hopes to ease the pressure and preserve its unique heritage and environment for

Venice will fine day-trippers who evade tolls

Travelers who have not paid the environmental fee for entry into Venice in the amount of 5 euros face fines of 60 euros to €310.


Last December, Venice authorities announced they would introduce fees for day trips from April 25 after the city narrowly avoided being included on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in Danger -due to overtourism and pollution.


During a press briefing,

NCL cuts Venice
07.02.2024 Italy VeniceCruises

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) will no longer include Venice in its itineraries in 2024. The decision comes amid ongoing concerns about tender restrictions and Venice restrictions on large cruise ships.


Citing these reasons in a letter to travel partners and passengers, the company announced that all previously scheduled calls to the port of Venice for NCL cruises have been replaced. Passengers

Venice launches tourist fee website

Venice and the Italian National Tourist Board have introduced a QR-based digital platform to support the payment of the new tourist access fee to Venice, which will be introduced in April.


Tourists visiting the city's attractions between 08:30 and 16:00 from April 25 to mid-July will be charged.


The fee is an experiment in monitoring tourist flow, discouraging peak season visits

Venice will ban large tourist groups from June as part of the fight against overtourism

Venice announced new measures to combat mass tourism and overcrowding. And in an attempt to tackle these problems, Venice has announced strict measures, intending to limit tourist walking groups to 25 people and ban the use of loudspeakers.


These new rules, scheduled to come into force in June 2024, apply to the historic center and the islands of Burano, Murano and Torcello.


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