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Rome enforces ban on sitting on Spanish Steps

The Spanish Steps in Rome are no longer a place for sitting.
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You won’t believe how much this tourist had to pay for two hamburgers in Rome

Should the Eternal City be renamed the Expensive City? One American tourist seems to think so.
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Watch two women brawl over the best selfie spot

Are ‘selfie spats’ the new barroom brawls?
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Rome airport closing for two weeks Oct. 14 – 29

One of Rome’s international airports is closing for 15 days for runway repairs, from late in the day Oct. 14 to Oct. 29 inclusive.
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Controversial Spanish Steps’ fence comes down in Rome

Rome's iconic Spanish Steps officially reopened to the public Thursday after a cleaning and repair job financed by luxury jeweler Bulgari, the latest in a series of privately-funded restorations of Italy's cultural treasures.
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No more Centurions in Rome

Tourists in Rome looking for a photo opp with a 'real-life' Gladiator will be sorely disappointed now that Centurions have been banished from the Eternal City.
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Water flows again at Rome’s restored Trevi fountain after 17 month, $3.2 million restoration

As hundreds of tourists and Romans took pictures, water began flowing once again at Rome's famed Trevi fountain after a 17-month, 2.2 million euro ($3.15CAD million) restoration.
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Rome’s Spanish Steps closed for renovation

Head’s up to those headed to Rome: one of the city’s top attractions has closed for renovations.
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Former home to Popes and royals now open to tourists in Rome

Popes and royals resided there in glorious splendor. An emperor dreamed in vain of doing so, too. Nowadays presidents live there.
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Tourist fined $25,000 for vandalizing Colosseum in Rome

Italian authorities say a Russian tourist has been fined 20,000 euros ($25,000) for engraving a big letter 'K' on a wall of the Colosseum, the latest act of vandalism by tourists at the ancient structure.
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Everyone can find what they’re looking for in Israel, says IMOT’s Hana
After welcoming over four million Canadian visitors in 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is ready to reach...
TL Network Canada welcomes over a dozen new members in 2019
TL Network Canada continues to see major growth across Canada, with 14 new member agencies added in 2019.
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