10 mn Italians to travel on Nov 1 long weekend

90% will stay in Italy, 3 bn euro turnover

(ANSA) - ROME, OCT 28 - 10 million Italians will travel on the November 1 long weekend taking advantage of the fact that Monday is the All Saints Day public holiday, the Federalberghi hotel group said Thursday.
    Some 90% of these will remain in Italy, it said.
    They will variously choose art cities (27.7%), mountains 22.5%) and the seaside (20.5%) as the destinations for their break.
    For the 10% going abroad, the preferred destinations will be the major European capitals (63%).
    The overall turnover from the weekend's travel and tourism will be around 3.16 billion euros, Federalberghi said. (ANSA).


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