Friday, June 26, 2009

Milena Velba Ridding On Bus

Tourists looking at the stars

The novelty of the new classification system for Italian hotels (and the concerns of hoteliers)

In 1324 the state of the art in Florence promulgated Hoteliers Innkeepers forced the city to exhibit a sign of in which it depicts a small star.

The star, of course: unit became the very symbol hotel industry, maintains a crucial role in defining quality of the facilities and their services. The problem is that this parameter is losing its credibility. The main cause is due to the excessive fragmentation of the allocation system the stars, and then managed regionally delegated to individual municipalities.

The government is seeking to return authority to the traditional classification of stars, through a single standard is now known to all stakeholders. It's called "Italy & stars rating." The idea is certainly good: to ensure visitors a means immediate, reliable and harmonious. In recent months, however, some doubts have crept between operators.

The first point concerns the allocation criteria of the stars, which are referred to the new hotels and those under construction, but also how it will be possible to harmonize the existing ones? For most of these accommodation will be difficult if not impossible, to adapt to new standards, except in cases of complete renovation. Then there is the

rating, the rating system on a voluntary basis additional to the classification itself, which measures the level of comfort and service features. The comments came from the major trade associations are all gone in the same direction parallel to the certification if you do not activate the supervisory bodies (remains to be seen whether anyone will notice them and who will be), the initiative will be nullified and hence the credibility of Made in Italy will not.

another element of perplexity regards the preparation of implementing regulations: it seems that the regions should be left the possibility of exceptions, at least in part, the national legislation. In fact it is good to clarify this point, as the Official Journal that adherence to specific standards is not required solely for the structural and dimensional requirements.

Meanwhile, the European Parliament has started the legislative process that will lead to the adoption of common criteria in awarding stars in all countries of the community. Needless to say, the Italian classification need to agree with the European one, otherwise damage to the target Italy. What

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Thursday, May 7, 2009

Can You Drive To Rikers Island

The ministry of tourism is made later this week

before the announcement. Then the reverse, with the "glue" that hinders the appointment of ministers warning that it is the President of the Republic. Then read states that names not be made, and that the meeting with the Head of State will respect the rules. Finally, during the airing of the show "Porta a Porta" on Monday, the unequivocal announcement of Berlusconi: "I will go to Giorgio Napolitano this week, because I believe that tourism, which is now under the chairmanship of the Council needs a minister without portfolio with the same dignity as other ministries, to set up campaigns that will attract all the new wealthy of the world ". ( click here for more details )

It now seems certain that the appointment will be for Michela Vittoria Brambilla by Secretary to the Prime Minister will go to direct the dicastero.Molti hospitality professionals and magazines in recent years, have spent not a few words in an attempt to frame the benefits of the new ministry would bring the whole comparto.Ritengo that the most important and the recognition, the institutionalization of the sector that drives our economy, to rely on a reference to the vertex coordinates and promotes laws and regulations necessary to make a compact area of \u200b\u200bover 1 million individual economie.Quindi not only promotion and development trade, but also support and respect for the endless typical of a land that boasts a wealth of art than the rest of the world put together, which is able to represent us with dignity in Community policies and to create the necessary interactions with other ministries. The hospitality industry would be among the first to benefit from it, as the figures of attendance recorded by our competitors, such as Spain, which has long has understood the importance of a body responsible for the enhancement of the peculiarities of the country, getting aid from the European Parliament which is due in a few years become one of the leaders mondiali.Grandi expectations and then a fresh wave of optimism that sweeps away the air stale caused by lack of growth in this period.

Paul Caron

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Chelsea Charms Biggest Breasts

The Salone del Mobile, the prices of hotels and ... the usual controversy.

Everything is born of a signal Cosmit, organizer of the much-anticipated event, which alleged cases of raising room rates near miraculous after he "caught" a hotelier who, it seems had quintupled the price of the rooms. The Cosmit doubt, in short, is that someone has too much in touch up prices, thus violating the law. From here, the announcement of the provincial Tourism in a series of checks to the carpet. We offer some comments made by the parties, unfortunately, not exhaustive, but certainly noteworthy, it could be useful to formulate the right response to the Government prosecutors.

Carlo Guglielmi, president Cosmit
"It's a counterproductive attitude to the hotels themselves. Those arriving in town for business, if treated with proper fees, is encouraged to come back. " "The disadvantages are felt throughout the industry Italy tourism. It gives a wrong image of our country. At the fairs that are abroad, do not you come to a similar aberration. "

Marco Donzelli, President Codacons
"A city like Milan can not afford this type of business practice. It means not to take the viewpoint of trade and the trader if it finds a suitable environment must be elsewhere. "

The Province
Antonio Oliverio, Minister of Tourism, Province of Milan

"The provincial police has been activated to check if the hotel owners have changed the prices agreed earlier this year - Announces -. Sometimes, in conjunction with certain events, hotel prices doubled and this is a damage to the city. This time will not allow anyone ".

For their part, hoteliers do not seem to be afraid of Milan allegations.
" There is a fundamental mistake: it is not increased, but the full price of the rooms and in other times of the year are discounted based on supply and demand - says President Alberto Sangregorio, who skillfully turns the accusation: "We must work together? Let's do it: In difficult times, revitalized the city" .

What do you think?