08 Mar 2024

Expo 2025 Osaka

Collaboration between Italy and San Marino for Tourism and Territory Promotion

The Memorandum of Understanding and Collaboration between the General Commissariat for Italy and the General Commissariat of the San Marino Government for the Osaka 2025 Universal Exhibition was signed today.

The protocol, among the various sectors covered, also follows the guidelines of the cooperation and promotion project born from the Territorial Tourist Table called The Lovely Places, activated by the Italian Ministry of Tourism with the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of San Marino and the patronage of UNWTO. The protocol provides for involvement in the promotional activity of the territories of Emilia Romagna and Marche regions for the development of tourism in a large quadrant that includes over 120 Italian municipalities and the 9 San Marino municipalities.

This agreement”, commented the General Commissioner for Italy at Expo 2025 Osaka, Amb. Mario Vattani, “enhances our evident geographical continuity, an important element in the perspective of integrated tourism promotion of the territory and the country system on the occasion of the next Universal Exhibition. With the almost 30 million visitors expected at the Expo, we will have the opportunity to speak to a segment of the global audience in the Asian area, rich in young markets with strong economic growth, where there is ample scope for development for our tourism"

“With this agreement - explained Filippo Francini, General Commissioner of the Republic of San Marino for the Osaka Expo 2025 - we give continuity to the always excellent and constructive relations with Italy and its Commissariat, in view of a Universal Exhibition, that of Osaka, which promises to be crucial for the promotion of the two countries in the East and in the world. We are following up on previous agreements and those between the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Tourism with the aim of synergistically promoting tourism, the peculiarities and the economy of our territories".