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Reuters ahead with new on Italy bans cruise liners from Venice, after years of hesitation

Reuters was ahead with news that Italy has banned cruise liners from Venice lagoon to defend its ecosystem and heritage, moving to end years of hesitation and putting the demands of residents and culture bodies above those of the tourist industry. The government decided to act after the United Nations culture organization UNESCO threatened to put Italy on a blacklist for not banning liners from the World Heritage site, Reuters sources said.

Article Tags
Topics of Interest: Entertainment & Lifestyle
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: EquitiesTravel & Leisure
Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop
Media Types: Text
Customer Impact: Important Regional Story
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