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Venice Clamps Down On Cheap Souvenirs To Protect ‘Cultural Heritage’

Venice is cracking down on souvenir shops selling low-cost goods that have proliferated along the popular canals of the city over the past decade. After stiffening penalties for misbehaving tourists last May, the city is now taking steps to restrict and regulate shopkeepers selling plastic miniature gondolas, cheap carnival masks, crudely manufactured “Murano-style” trinkets, and low-cost leather goods.

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Hyatt Hotel Murano Venice

Hyatt Centric Murano Venice and Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale Mark First Entry For The Lifestyle Brand Into Italy

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today the opening of Italy’s first two Hyatt Centric branded hotels, Hyatt Centric Murano Venice and Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale. The hotels offer 119 and 141 guestrooms, respectively, and mark a significant milestone for Hyatt’s growth in Europe, targeting adventure-seeking travelers.

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