Saturday 6 November 2010

Tourist guides protest

A whole bunch of articles this morning about protests being made by tourist guides at Pompeii. To cut a long story short, it seems that the new Superintendent Jeanette Papadopoulos has cut the funds given to the private agency that runs the ticket offices at Pompeii, citing unprofessional behaviour and intimidation of tourists. Local tourist agencies are protesting. Here are some links to the story:

Pompei. Bocciata la proposta di dare continuità al servizio Guide turistiche.
Scavi di Pompei, riesplode la «guerra» delle guide turistiche

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