Forte dei Marmi (Lucca), May 7, 2017 - The beach resort "Bagno Minerva" in Forte dei Marmi is officially bought by Mr Oleg Tinkov. After a long negotiation, a few days ago, the Russian business man has made his second big investment in the city. Now the exclusive resort called "La Dacha", that will be inaugurated in 2018, will has its own luxurious beach.
The legendary Ferrari celebrates the 70th birthday at Forte dei Marmi. The most beautiful Ferrari's cars and their biggest collectors from all over the world will find themselves on May 6 and 7 in Forte dei Marmi. Ferrari s.p.a. chose Forte dei Marmi as the city where to start the event "Cavalcade Classic", an event created especially to celebrates this year's 70th anniversary. "Cavalcade Classic - explains Mayor Umberto Buratti - will be the occasion to inaugurate a collaboration, to which I have worked in recent months, which I hope will continue and grow over the years to come. It is a great honor for us and we are confident that Forte dei Marmi will be able to respond positively"
"It will be an extraordinary quality event- added the Delegate to Tourism Simone Tonini - dedicated to the best buyers and to the most faithful Ferrari collectors. It will be possibile to admire all the cars at "Via Carducci" and "Piazza Garibaldi" on the days of 6 and 7 May".
The route of this important event will also touch the cities of Lucca, Pisa, Lerici, Pietrasanta and - of course - Maranello, the ultimate arrival of this great event.
Forte dei Marmi and Lucca hosted the delegations of the foreign ministers of the countries wich took part in the summit on Monday and Tuesday, 11 and 12 April.
G7 member states are currently United States, Japan, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, France and Canada:
Angelino Alfano for Italy; Sigmar Gabriel for Germany; Jean-Marc Ayrault for France; Mr. Fumio Kishida for Japan; Boris Jonhson for Great Britain; Stéphane Dion for Canada; Rex Tillerson for the United States.
The ministers, together with their staff, stayed in the hotels of Forte dei Marmi, Viareggio and Lido di Camaiore.
In Viareggio, the Hotel "Principe di Piemonte" hosted American staff and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. In Lido di Camaiore, at the Hotel "Una", the Japanese delegation. Forte dei Marmi hosted the most big part of delegations: Hotel President, Augustus, Byron, Prince and Imperial.
Knight Frank reports the details about the italian luxury real estate market.
What emerges from the study confirms that the prices of luxury properties, after the 2008 crisis, have been reduced.
The report also shows that in some places, the price drop is due not only because of crisis but also by other factors.
In particular, in the 2016, Forte dei Marmi has had a price decline of about 13.3% mainly due to the lower flow of Russian tourists following the sharp devaluation of the ruble.
As for other popular destination of Tuscany luxury tourism, here are some details: - 11.1% Val d'Orcia and southern Tuscany, Argentario -9.2%, -9.5% Maremma, Chianti -7%. Despite the crisis some cities like Lucca and Pisa have had a + 0.5 %.
As for the rest of Italy: Como Lake + 1.2%; Milan -1.5%. For the western Liguria the - 1% while the famous Costa Smeralda - 5%.
Knight Frank concludes by noting that Italy remains one of the top destinations of investors thanks to its "lifestyle" that is still an unrealized dream for lot of people.
The stock market is high and there are lot of opportunities but prices are still high.
Forte dei Marmi, 15 December 2016 - The competion between the dollar and the ruble this time is really sensational. We are not talking about market trends or investments on the stock market, but a head to head between Big 'T' and Mr. 'T' for buying a beach in Forte dei Marmi. The protagonists are Oleg Tinkoff, king of the russian beer and the owner of a professional cycling team (even of the Tinkoff Bank), and Mr Donald Trump, the new president of the United States. They want to buy a luxurious beach resort in the center of Forte dei Marmi called MAITO'. Tinkoff's offer is approx euro 2.700.000,00. Nothing we know about the offer of Mr Trump.
Mr Tinkoff lives from many years in Forte dei Marmi where is usually go with his bycicle estimated approx euro 40.000,00.
Mr Donald Trump knows very well Forte dei Marmi where he was often for holidays with his big yacht accompanied by the ex wife Ivana. Forte dei Marmi has remained in his heart. He has big friends in Forte dei Marmi. One of the best is the famous singer Andrea Bocelli who lives in Forte dei Marmi from many years.
From 30 December 2016 it has been operating the new Pisa-Moscow direct connection made by the 'low cost' Russian company Pobeda, which is part of the Aeroflot group.
The launch price of the ticket is 999 rubles (about 15 EUR) including taxes and charges! The promotional price will be valid until March 25. The new route has two weekly flights from Pisa to Moscow Vnukovo, Thursdays and Sundays.
These are the flight times:
Moscow Vnukovo - Pisa Thursday and Sunday at 10.00 (departure) 11.40 (arrival)
Pisa - Moscow Vnukovo Thursday and Sunday at 12.35 (departure) at 18.05 (arrival)