How to create a professional experiential tourism product: 5 examples from Veneto Region, Italy

The rise of experiential tourism in Italy is undeniable. There’s even an entire event dedicated to this ever-growing niche in the travel industry: the BITESP Experiential Tourism Trade Show. So, as a travel agent or other professional, you might want to look into offering experiential tourism products, too. There is, after all, enormous potential to benefit from. How to create a professional experiential tourism product: 5 examples from Veneto Region, Italy The Bitesp aims to become more and more the … Read More

How Artès is giving new life to Italy as a destination thanks to Experiential Tourism

Even though the country has always been a tremendously popular travel destination because of its amazing cuisine, spectacular historic architecture and stunning landscapes, experiential tourism in Italy is given it an entirely new boost by companies like Artès. With the increased popularity of places like Southeast Asia, Australia and South America, all of which are prime experiential tourism destinations, Italy’s tourism sector revives thanks to Artès’ innovative experience-based products. This is how we rebrand Italy as a travel destination. How … Read More

BITESP 2019: the events you cannot miss in experiential tourism

After a hugely successful and acclaimed first edition, the BITESP will take place once again in 2019. This International Experiential Travel Trade Show will take place from November 25 through 27 in Venice. As one of the leading organizations of experiential tourism in Italy, Artès has been chosen as the Training of Innovation Partner of BITESP 2019. Now, in this article, we’ll explain the three main events organized by Artès at BITESP 2019.  BITESP 2019 Experiential Tourism Trade Show Events … Read More

BITESP 2019: why you should participate in this experiential travel trade show in Italy

BITESP 2019 is a major experiential tourism trade show dedicated to experiential tourism in Italy. This includes everything from hiking and other outdoor food to agritourism, food tourism, wellness retreats and shopping tours. Basically, it covers the entire spectrum of travel experiences in Italy. Taking place in Venice from November 25 through 27, the 2019 event will be split up into two different parts. There’s the exhibition area on one side and the tourism workshop for sellers and international buyers … Read More

Giovanna’s Blogtour

Giovanna is a tour guide who loves her land and was asked by the mayor of Cividale to organize an innovative promotion campaign. The project will tell on social networks the typical “Friulan” characteristics, with photographs of places and traditions and interviews with the locals. For this task, Giovanna is gathering a group of international bloggers, so if you want to contribute to this venture, bring your smartphone and your ability to observe and tell the memorable experience, the administrators of Cividale del Friuli will know how to reward you!

Artès and BITESP for the development of experiential tourism in Italy

After the tremendously successful first edition, the BITESP will take place once again this year. This International Experiential Travel Trade Show will be held in Venice from November 25 through 27. As one of the leading organizations of experiential tourism in Italy, Artès has been chosen as the Training of Innovation Partner of BITESP 2019. Artès and BITESP partner up to promote experiential tourism in Italy. You can read more about it here.    What is BITESP 2019? BITESP 2019 … Read More

What should not be missing in your next experiential travel package in Italy- Part 2

Nowadays, many travelers seek out experiences rather than exclusive accommodations and comfort. Their mindset is that memories are worth more than things. This is a trend that opens up a wide range of opportunities for travel agents like you. Experiential travel in Italy, too, has gone through a huge boom in recent years. While at first, this was just a tiny newcomer in an oversaturated travel market, experiential travel journeys are now well established as a valuable travel industry niche. … Read More

Sicily: 2 experiential tourism Stories that American incoming operators already love

The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily grows in popularity as a travel destination every year. Especially Americans of Italian (Sicilian) descent get more and more interested in visiting the birthplace of their ancestors. For example, the following two stories have been selected by an American Tour Operator that will organize an educational test in Sicily right before meeting Artès team at the TTG trade show in Rimini. This clearly shows that experiential tourism in Sicily is on the … Read More

What Should Not Be Missing in Your Next Experiential Travel Package in Italy – Part 1

The rise of experiential tourism is one of the most noteworthy travel trends this year. More and more travelers seek out fun experiences rather than fancy hotels or exotic beach locations. Memories are made of experiences, after all, so this is a normal, perhaps even long overdue, evolution in the travel industry. Italy with its ancient history, rich cultural heritage and phenomenal cuisine is one of the world’s best destinations for experiential travel journeys. In fact, most travel experiences in … Read More

2026 Winter Olympics: Opportunities in Italy for Experiential Travel Operators

At the end of June, it was announced that Italy has won the bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. Beating the only other candidate, which was Sweden, Italy now prepares to welcome the athletes and their entourage, but also spectators and sports enthusiasts alike. Italy Will Host the 2026 Winter Olympics Specifically, the 2026 Winter Olympics will take place in Northern Italy, the hosting venues shared by Milan, the region’s economic capital, and Cortina d’Ampezzo, a major ski resort. … Read More

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