What’s New in Italy?
Hotel De La Ville in Rome Opens May 2019
Rocco Forte Hotels has opened a modern-day icon atop the Spanish Steps where Hotel De La Ville both embodies and overlooks life in the Eternal City. The confluence of classical Roman romance and contemporary cool, sweeping city views, lively drinking and dining spots and a fresh, vibrant design make for Rome’s most exciting new arrival. You will fall in love with its enchanting courtyard, exquisite food from Fulvio Pierangelini, effervescent rooftop bar, street-side bistro and celestial Sicilian spa.
Experience Masseria Torre Maizza Resort in the Beautiful Apulia Region
Masseria Torre Maizza, recently opened and located in the most glamorous destination on the Italian Adriatic coast, is inspired by the sensational landscapes of Puglia and the ethos of Rocco Forte Hotels. It exquisitely blends local heritage with contemporary luxury and unparalleled service. Surrounded by ancient olive groves, the renovated 16th century masseria (country manor) is filled with thoughtful design accents and details to create a unique sense of place, from the stunning Olga Polizzi-designed rooms and suites to the romantic sunset rooftop bar and elegant restaurant overlooking the swimming pool. The resort also features a 9-hole executive golf course, a private beach club and an indulgent spa.
Special Offers for Verdura Resort
The Sicilian property by Rocco Forte Hotels, Verdura Resort, has special offers for groups, meetings and incentives. Please see here for more details.
St. Regis Venice Coming to the Grand Canal
The brand-new St. Regis Venice, formerly the Hotel Europa & Regina, is due to open in August 2019. Located along the Grand Canal, it will be an unbeatable combination of impeccable legacy and contemporary luxury.
Did You Know?
New Shopping Hotspot Opens by the Rialto Bridge
A new shopping hotspot has opened in Venice by the Rialto Bridge. The Fondaco dei Tedeschi, a luxury shopping mall, offers great rooftop views of one of the most fascinating cities in the world.
Travel around Italy is Better than Ever!
Pisa has opened the new “Pisa Mover” train, connecting Pisa airport and its rail station, taking only 5 minutes.
Rome’s “Termini” rail station has a new dining option – the modern Mercato Centrale open market and spacious food court.
House of Vettii has Reopened
In the archeological site of Pompei, the House of the Vettii, the best preserved ancient Roman home, has reopened showcasing its restored surviving mosaics and frescoes.