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GIS Lounge: How Brindisi, Italy, is using GIS to help preserve its
ancient architecture

Good Morning America: Italy’s 11 best beach towns

Financial Times: La dolce vita on a road trip in Puglia and Basilicata

Express: Pretty Puglia: An Italian region relatively undiscovered by

The Times: Borgo Egnazia, the ultimate proof that Puglia has arrived
as a luxury destination

La Gazzetta Del Mezzogiorno: Codacons: “Puglia is the favorite
summer destination for Italians”

The Washington Post: Immersive travel program combines
sightseeing and conserving frescoes

Pugliapromozione: Sounds and flavors of the sea

iNews: Inside Polignano, the Italian town that’s charging tourists €5
to enter

The Telegraph: Italian clifftop village sparks controversy by charging
tourists to enter its historic centre

The Irish Sun: Where are the Tremiti Islands? We explore what these
“Pearls of the Adriatic” hold for intrepid travellers

La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno: Puglia airports jewel of tourism

Blue Mountain Gazette: The under-the-radar foodie delight of Puglia

Vogue: A guide to Italy’s newest hotspot

The New York Times: An Italian hotelier mixes opulence and
wellness (O.K., plus more opulence)

The Telegraph: How my in-laws showed me another Italy

Barron’s: Great escapes: Puglia & Matera, the unspoiled south of Italy

CNN Travel: Why Puglia is a perfect Italy beach destination

Robb Report: Unfussy and chic, Tenuta dell’Alto nails Puglia’s laid-
back spirit

Harper’s Bazaar: The best hotels in Puglia: Italy’s heel is so hot
right now (literally and figuratively) – here’s where to stay

Forbes: Five gorgeous Italian beaches you probably don’ know about
but should

The Sun: Trulli wonderful: Cycle through the fairytale region of Puglia
as you taste and smell the culture from the seaside to the olive trees

Galway Advertiser: Kick back and relax in the “heel” of Italy

Bloomberg: The heel of Italy is developing a reputation for its wines,
and the food isn’t far behind

WTOP: Pope visits Puglia to honor Padre Pio

San Francisco Chronicle: Farms, food and magical stone cottages in
Italy’s Puglia

La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno: Promoting Puglia via airport art

Evening Standard: Experience the ultimate pasta-making in Puglia

Wine Enthusiast: Puglia Flourishes with Wines Made from Indigenous

Evening Standard: Puglia on a plate: How to eat your way around
Italy’s heel

Daily Mail: Italy’s heel is the real deal! Forget chi-chi Tuscany, down-
to-earth Puglia is a proper charmer

The Sun: Discover fantastic food, historical sights and beautiful
weather in stunning region of Puglia

Lonely Planet: Stunning 17th century castle restored as a museum,
culinary school and luxury hotel

British Vogue: Escape to Puglia: Three Hotels to Book Now; Back-to-
school blues getting you down? Consider a last-minute break to Puglia

Financial Review: Masseria Trapanà: Australian touches make for an
Italian masterpiece in Puglia

The New York Times: Then and Now: Exploring Modern Life Amid
Relics of the Roman Empire; begin by using a map to orient students
to the town of Lecce in southern Italy

Huffington Post: Want more happy memories? Start traveling;
visiting Puglia for the first time, we were thrilled to discover new
coastlines with beautiful sandy beaches on both the Adriatic and
Ionian Seas, charming villages, miles of olive groves (the best olive
oil) and endless vineyards, local markets and nonstop amazing food

The Times: The spa at Masseria San Domenico: This drop-dead
gorgeous hotel has wellbeing at its heart

Irish Independent: Perfect Puglia

Evening Standard: Puglia: Where to eat, drink and stay

Independent: Couples’ retreat heating up Puglia

ITS International: Italian consortium to build Naples-Bari high-speed

Huffington Post: 7 untold reasons Puglia should be on your list of
places to visit

Evening Standard: Masseria Moroseta, a stylish gem in the Puglian

Essential Italy: 10 things you didn’t know about Puglia

FWT Magazine: Saving Puglia’s olive groves one tree at a time

Telegraph: Masseria Torre Maizza, Puglian rusticity done with a
lacquer of luxury

Telegraph: Villa Silva offers wonderful views of the Adriatic coastline
and is decorated with Puglian charm

La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno: Record international travel to Puglia
in 2016

Newsday: 10 underrated destinations; Puglia has all of the
attractions of Tuscany or Umbria, without the crowds

ANSA: Torre Quetta rail station inaugurated on Bari waterfront;
station on Bari-Lecce line enters service on Monday, October 3

The Telegraph: Borgo Egnazia: A luxurious imitation citadel that has
put Puglia on the map among celebrities, sybarites and affluent

The Times: Explore Lecce, home of Italy’s wildest architecture

The Telegraph: Masseria Cervarolo: An ideal base for exploring
Puglia’s photogenic Valle d’Itria region

New York Post: Puglia & Matera: History meets cinema in Italy’s
heavenly heel

Ryanair: New Liverpool-Bari route launched for 2017; twice-weekly
service to begin in March

Barron’s: Biking with the family through Puglia

Ryanair Into The Blue: 8 reasons to book a summer holiday in Puglia

Italy Magazine: On the “Olive Oil Road” in Puglia

ANSA: EU funds probe in Puglia train crash

International Railway Journal: Tendering begins for Naples-Bari high-
speed rail line

ANSA: Tourists evacuated from Puglia resort due to forest fire;
massive fire put out before it could reach large hotels near coastal
town of Gallipoli

The Telegraph: What makes Puglia Italy’s hottest new destination?

Architectural Digest: Discover the Salento Peninsula, Italy’s under-
the-radar treasure; located in southern Puglia, the Salento Peninsula
seduces with Baroque architecture, natural beauty, and life’s simple

The Independent: “Trulli Delicious”: A taste of southern Italy in

Bridge Puglia-USA: “Citta dei Segni” (“City of Dreams”) in Puglia;
director Paola Bernardini, born in Barletta and a New Yorker by
adoption, talks about her first short film, the winner of many awards,
filmed entirely in Puglia

Forbes: Italy’s next great destination; Puglia is everything that the
top-of-mind Italian destinations, like Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast,
are not

Irish Times: Live like a local in Puglia

The Italian Tribune: The cuisine of Puglia’s Taranto, one of Italy’s
oldest and most beautiful port cities

Olive Oil Times: Evaluation by European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
concludes that treatments being used on olive trees in Puglia affected
by bacteria Xylella fastidiosa have resulted in reduction in symptoms,
but are not successful in eliminating disease

The Guardian: Insider’s guide to Bari; raw fish and reggae on the

ANSA: Artists reconstruct Man of Altamura; fossilized Neanderthal
skeleton found in Puglia cave

Washington Post: Italy’s overlooked “heel” has a wealth of food,
wine and unique architecture; pretty seaside views and idiosyncratic
architecture are just two of the reasons the country’s southern region
of Puglia is so underrated

MarketersMedia: Borgo Egnazia partners with Design Holidays to
offer UK travelers the ultimate Italian experience; five-star luxury
resort in Puglia “puts many of the finest hotels in the world to shame”

PRNewswire: Tormaresca, a leader in Puglia’s modern wine
renaissance, officially releases 100% negroamaro rosato “Calafuria” in
U.S. market

Examiner.com: The trulli wonderful houses of Puglia

University of Sheffield: In Puglia, Roman Imperial leaders had a wine
empire away from the battlefield, study suggests; archaeologists from
University of Sheffield uncover unique insight into life of one of
Roman Empire’s most prominent landowners

ANSA: Otranto in Puglia ranks in Trivago’s top 20 Italian historic town
centers; sites are most popular for beauty and competitive prices for

Architecture & Design: Italian sculptor resurrects Puglia basilica from
early Christian era; Edoardo Tresoldi uses only wire mesh as ethereal
reminder of region’s rich architectural history

Scientific American: Italy’s olive trees didn’t have to die; new studies
about a deadly bacterium threatening the trees suggest that historic
groves can be saved

The Local: Puglia fears potential refugee influx will deter tourists;
hoteliers concerned after closure of “Balkans route”

Times of Malta: An affordable trip to Puglia

Bloomberg: White wines from Southern Italy are leading a
revolution; Puglia, a food and travel destination with a long coastline
of beaches dotted with thalassotherapy spa, offers local whites as
Verdeca that have the kind of personality that elbows chardonnay

Balkans Business News: Flights from Bosnia-Herzegovina to Bari
begin March 1; service from Mostar Airport on Tuesdays and Fridays
until October 1

ItalianNotebook: Off the beaten track in Puglia; exploring the small
town of Corigliano d’Otranto, near Lecce

International Railway Journal: Ferrotramviaria expands Puglia rail
service with three new passenger trains; each train accommodates up
to 448 passengers

Mirror: Italy’s Puglia region is a “trulli” great place to enjoy a classy
getaway; Nigel Thompson finds conical houses, crazy driving and cool
caves in the historic and sun-drenched heel of Italy’s boot

Stuff: Ten reasons to head to Puglia, one of Italy’s most fascinating
regions; where else can you find ancient Norman relics, Roman roads,
Swabian castles and Spanish churches, coastal walks, limestone caves
and superb food and wine?

ITCM: Puglia’s hottest new boutique hotel opening March 24;
Masseria Trapana to offer guests a luxury escape just outside Lecce

Robb Report: Four resorts in Puglia ranked in “Top 10 Emerging
Luxury Destinations of 2016”

The Telegraph: Villa Santoro, near Martina Franca in Puglia, tops list
of Europe’s 10 best rural villas for 2016

ANSA: Italy has world’s best B&Bs; Arezzo, Lecce, Milazzo, Pisa B&Bs
dominate standings

The Irish Times: Walking vacations in Puglia

The New York Times: Actor from Puglia stars in “Italy’s favorite new

La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno: Puglia’s airports see continuing
growth in traffic, especially in international flights

Forbes: Olive trees in crisis; bacterium invading Puglia’s Salento
Peninsula, where olive trees have been withering and dying since 2013

ANSA: Lecce in Trivago Global Reputation Ranking top 10 for 2016

The Telegraph: Review of tour of Puglia; one-week tour visits
architecturally-rich towns, coastal resorts and Gargano peninsula

Archaeology: Fishermen report medieval shipwreck off Puglia;
remains of 800-year-old wooden ship found in Porto Cesareo Marine
Protected Area

The Telegraph: Top 10 beach holidays in Italy: 1. Puglia ‒ some of
the best beaches in mainland Italy are in Puglia

ANSA: Padre Pio remains to be displayed in Rome; remains to return
to San Giovanni Rotondo Feb. 14

When On Earth: 20 Best Places to Visit in Italy: Puglia’s Castel del
Monte; UNESCO World Heritage Site features unusual octagonal design

The Province: Enjoying Puglia like locals do; personalized tours root
out region’s hidden gems

Boxscore: Bari to host World Grand Prix volleyball tournament June
17 to 19; “Bari will once again host an important competition that will
raise our profile”

La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno: Christmas in Alberobello; “Lights for
Peace” a sign of solidarity with innocent victims of bombers as stars,
crescents, Christmas motifs and snow crystals are screened on the
town’s conical roofs

Italy Magazine: Among UNESCO Sites in Italy You Never Heard Of,
Puglia’s Castel del Monte "is a unique masterpiece of medieval
military architecture"

The Guardian: 10 of the best places to stay in Italy for foodies;
Masseria Il Frantoio in Puglia

Conde Nast Traveler: Make This Your Next Dreamy Italian Vacation;
in our favorite town in Puglia, two expat-owned hotels find the
balance between authentic and inventive

Fosters.com: Let’s Talk Wine: The Pride of Puglia

Huffington Post: Puglia: Italy’s Land of Plenty! Puglia, the heel of
Italy, is one of the most splendid regions in southern Italy, and in my
opinion, the world

Italy Magazine: Traveling around Italy’s olive oil farms; Puglia,
Italy’s main olive oil producing region, is scattered with stunning
hundred- or even thousand-year-old olive trees, which mesmerize
with their twisted and mighty trunks

The Guardian: Unspoilt Italy: Fall head over heels for Puglia’s
Salento region; wild beaches, seriously tempting food and wine,
affordable prices – and few tourists – await those who venture to the
sun-kissed south of Puglia

Dallas Morning News: From Alberobello to Gallipoli, Puglia has it all
for travelers

The Guardian: Masseria Il Frantoio in Puglia among 10 of the best
places to stay in Italy for foodies

ANSA: New ENIT board takes office; “change of pace for Italian
tourism,” culture minister says

ANSA: Italian city and town councils to pocket 429 million euros in
tourist taxes in 2015, Federalberghi reports; taxes applied on
overnight visitors

Timeless Italy: Step Inside a Trullo in Puglia

International Railway Journal: Trenitalia extends high-speed
Frecciarossa rail service to Bari; cuts more than one hour from daily
Milan-Bari roundtrip

The New York Times: The Ancient Allure of Puglia; the slow-paced
villages that make up Salento boast a stunning landscape, deep-blue
seas, centuries of history ‒ and are blissfully isolated from the 21st

Gulf News: The simpler pleasures of Puglia; a repository of
overlooked cuisine where peasant traditions still exert a powerful

ResearchItaly: Smart Farms in Puglia towards Europe 2020

Times of Malta: In Puglia, a pilgrimage to the heart of Saint Pio of

The Telegraph: Puglia’s honey-hued retreat; Masseria Trapana in
Lecce specializes in simple pleasures

Walks of Italy: Puglia’s Alberobello listed in “The 8 Italian Places To
Visit Before You Die”

Evening Standard: Puglia ‒ Italy’s stylish new hideaway

La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno: “Salento Closes August with a Bang”;
hotel bookings up 10% for July and August; 30% more visitors to
Adriatic and the Ionian Sea beaches

Western Daily Press: Feasting on the history, sights and culinary
delights of Puglia

The Chronicle Herald: Time to sample the red wines of southern
Italy; Basilicata, Puglia, Sicilia ... not exactly the names that first
come to mind when someone mentions Italian red wines, but these
regions are producing some of the country’s most interesting and
value-packed wines on the market

La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno: Free tourist bus visits landmarks in
Puglia's Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani; offers two tourist-cultural
routes (serving Castel del Monte, Andria, Canosa di Puglia, Canne
della Battaglia and Barletta) and one religious path (to Andria,
Barletta, San Giovanni Rotondo and Monte Sant’Angelo)

Architectural Digest: A New Hotel Opens in Romantic Puglia;
surrounded by olive trees, the intimate boutique property La
Fiermontina sits within the ancient city walls of Lecce

La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno: “Molfetta Between Sea and Stars to
Enchant Tourists”; Office of Tourist Information manages all activities
related to tourism services, including accommodations, information on
historical-artistic heritage, archaeological and monumental, scenery,
transport and events

A Luxury Travel Blog: There’s so much to do in Puglia! Italy’s
southern heel may be considered one of the country’s most
resplendent hidden gems – however, when it comes to activities,
attractions and experiences, the region is overflowing with options

The Independent: Trullo Terrabronzata offers a taste of traditional
Puglia with plenty of modern luxury

The Province: Enjoying Puglia like locals do; personalized tours
around the heel of Italy’s boot root out region’s hidden gems

The Guardian: A Vegan Feast from Southern Italy; this feast comes
from the rustic, rather than regal, tradition

London Evening Standard: The 10 best wild beaches in Puglia; avoid
the tourist traps with a trip to one of Puglia’s lesser-known beaches

L’Italo-Americano: Beer love: Discovering Italy’s craft breweries;
BIRRANOVA in Puglia is a stunning brewery with its own brew pub to
welcome visitors and beer aficionados; the brewery is located in the
Province of Bari, between Conversano and Polignano a Mare

Zester Daily: Italy’s Delicious Puglia: Past, Present and Primitivo; on
a tour of the region’s wineries with an American delegation of
importers eager to learn about the ambitious undertakings of a new
breed of producers, Julia della Croce found vintners at once devoted
to the preservation of their traditions and determined to make unique
world-class wines

A Luxury Travel Blog: The top golf courses in Puglia; the region is
home to some of the world’s most coveted golf courses, including
Acaya, Barialto Golf Club, Riva dei Tessali Resort and San Domenico

La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno: New President of Puglia, Michele
Emiliano, urges region to “continue to invest in culture and tourism,
which could give a boost to the GDP"

ForbesLife: The 16th-Century Luxury Farmhouse in Italy’s Newest Hot
Spot; Hong Kong-based British entrepreneur Constant Tedder speaks
about Masseria Petrarolo, his newly renovated masseria in Puglia,
which opens this summer; nestled among a 75-acre olive tree grove,
it includes nine ensuite bedrooms and rents for 30,000 euros a week
(including a chef, housekeeper and concierge)

NDTV Food: Holiday Guide to Puglia; beyond Puglia’s crowded
hotspots, there are nature reserves, dramatic caves, medieval
quarters and several hundred miles of coastline to enjoy, not to
mention the region’s star attraction: fantastic food

The Guardian: Puglia: Readers’ travel tips; readers share
recommendations on the best of Puglia, including hot springs, boat
trips along the rugged coastline and spectacular architecture in the
region’s historic hilltop towns

Walks of Italy: The Regions of Italy, From A to Z; Puglia has gotten
very hot lately, finally getting attention in the foreign press and travel
magazines for its beautiful beaches, gorgeous countryside, excellent
food, and unique towns and architecture

The Guardian: 10 of the best country hotels in Italy with great food;
Puglia’s Poggio di Luna, Peschici, Gargano

Italian Talks: Puglia’s Gem – Alluring Alberobello; any trip to Puglia,
the heel of the Italian boot, should include a visit to one of the most
unique cities you will ever see

The Telegraph: Gourmet Italy: What to eat and drink in Puglia; the
heel of Italy is renowned for superb traditional cuisine; a guide to the
best dishes, destinations and food-themed holidays

The Guardian: The coastline of Italy: Readers’ travel tips; “The best
way to travel from the north to Puglia is down the east coast by train”

Edmonton Journal: Primo Puglia: Cycling tour through Italy’s “heel”
features backroad beauty

Italy Magazine: Head Over HeelZ in Puglia!

Discover Italy: Traveling the Gargano Promontory in Puglia