Minister for tourism seeks to resassure travellers to northern Italy

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The Italian Minister for Regional Affairs, Tourism and Sport, Mr Piero Gnudi, is looking to reassure tourists who have planned or are in the process of planning a holiday in Italy’s northern regions.

In an official statement, Mt Gnudi said that the entire region of Emilia-Romagna, the seaside locations on the Adriatic coastline, the main cities and historical locations areas next to areas affected by the earthquake, are definitively all accessible and safe.

Mr Gnudi says that in particular, the Adriatic Riviera  has not been subjected to any damages and all touristic infrastructure, including accommodation and other services, are functioning perfectly.

The Italian Tourism Board stresses that all road and railroad communication routes are perfectly viable, airports are functioning as usual, as are all telecommunication lines. The hotels and the accommodation infrastructure in general are continuing to operate normally, and cultural heritage sites remains accessible.

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