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Italy food tourism doubles in a year (3)

110 mn gourmands spend 12 bn, 57% from abroad

(ANSA) - Rome, April 27 - Food and wine tourism in Italy has doubled in the last year, the Isnart-Unioncamere group said Friday. It said that last year there were 110 million stays in food-and-wine-related accommodation, double the previous year.
    The sector generated a turnover of more than 12 billion euros, 15.1% of the total tourism business in Italy, it said.
    Some 43% of stays last year were Italian food tourists (47 million) while the remaining 57% were international tourists (63 million).


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