At the annual meetings, two months ago, you made a call to "repair the roof when the sun is shining". This has proved very popular: it has been repeated frequently since then by commentators and policy-makers, including by the European Commission this week in presenting its proposals for reform of
Agenzia turismo Onu (Unwto): 600 milioni di viaggiatori nel mondo tra gennaio e giugno (+6%), Europa leader
La crescita del turismo mondiale accelera. L'Unwto ha registrato circa 600 milioni di turisti tra gennaio e giugno con un aumento del 6% rispetto al 2016, un valore ai massimi dal 2010. Di seguito la nota in inglese. Destinations worldwide welcomed 598 million international tourists in the first six months of 2017, some 36 million more than in the same period of 2016. At 6%, growth was well above the trend of recent years, making the current January-June period the strongest half-year since ...
Iata: per le compagnie aeree il 2017 è ancora d'oro con 30 miliardi di profitti netti, tre anni da record
Assai positive le stime di Iata (l'associazione mondiale del trasporto aereo) sul 2017: 29,8 miliardi di dollari di profitti netti a fronte di un fatturato globale stimato di 736 miliardi. I livello del rendimento netto si attesterà - secondo le stime Iata - a quota 4,1% del giro d'affari. Per il terzo anno - e si tratta della prima volta in assoluto - il ritorno sul capitale investito sarà superiore al costo del capitale stesso. Per il 2016 Iata ha rivisto in leggero ribasso le stime sul livell...
Is it more convenient to sit in the second row, behind Germany and France, or to stand up and strongly state a 'no' like a newly veto-empowered player and denounce the paralysis of a withered and double-standard Europe? You can say all you want, except that the game that Prime Minister Matteo Renzi
Europe's indecision on bad banks seems almost over. After nearly a year, Italy's agreement with Brussels is almost concluded. Too bad that in the meantime the
In its fall evaluation, the EU Commission has given Italy a good grade, affirming that 2015 saw the end of a negative trend that's been ongoing since 2008. We're pleased, but we understand the caution of some observers who have grown skeptical after too many Italian governments left promises
In one month, there were 35,000 fewer unemployed, 36,000 fewer employed and 53,000 more discouraged workers. In one year, 192,000 more employed, 264,000 fewer unemployed, 39,000 fewer discouraged. The long term scenario indicates an improvement, while in the short term shows the opposite.
For the first time in 10 years, German Chancellor Angela Merkel seems to have run out of physical and mental resources. She is struggling in Germany-where her courageous initiative in favor of Syrian immigrants has raised strong political resistance-and she is struggling in Europe.
Europe has always been full of bad students, as well as of multiple (ignored) calls to order and discipline. However, nobody expected the good teacher itself-the one that usually makes these calls-to end up in the 'bad' list.
Donald Trump loves Silvio Berlusconi. I met the unlikely front runner for the Republican nomination on Tuesday evening at the US Open in Flushing Meadows, New York, and for the first time he opened up about something that, according to many, should be embarrassing. But, as is his custom, he went on