In order to fight any further diffusion of COVID-19
, people are advised to be very cautious when meeting others, even outdoor. A distance of a meter or so
must be kept - and a face mask
(better if surgical) worn - in case of any personal encounters.
Milan and Lombardy are still at risk, though bars, restaurants, shops and even museums are beginning to reopen starting from Wednesday, June 3
. Finger crossed.
More official news at the YesMilano
.:. fairs / 40th tourism fair
February 9 through 11, 2020
9:30am-6pm; for non professionals Sunday, February 9 only
Government tourist boards, tour operators, travel agents, airlines, hotels, camping organizationsand the like come to Milan for the Bit, an important tourism fair which turns 40 this year. Exhibitors from Algeria, Cuba, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tunisia and Ukraine - as well as obviously Italy - give savvy vacation advice to fellow professionals.
.:. The recession bites, though, and the BIT is no longer a truly global appointment. Now the managers insist on incoming tourism, particularly on weddings, LGBT and technology.
.:. On Sunday, February 9 most of the fair is open to the general public, while on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 access is limited to the trade. Please register on line.
BIT - Borsa Internazionale del Turismo
Viale Ludovico Scarampo
Euro 7 / online Euro 5
[+39] 02 49976144