The Sicily region is among the top six destinations in Italy for long holidays, lasting more than 4 days, with a boom in foreign presences. In the summer months of 2023, almost 80 thousand more hires in Sicilian companies are estimated on the island, of which 20 thousand in the tourism sector. This is what emerges from the Economic Observatory of Confartigianato Sicilia which highlights how there is actually a significant recovery in the tourism sector with 16 thousand artisan businesses operating in activities affected by tourist demand. An aspect that concerns businesses of various kinds, from artistic craftsmanship to clothing, wellness centers, but also restaurants, pizzerias, bars, pastry shops, farmhouses. There are 16,266 artisan businesses operating in activities affected by tourist demand, equal to 22.4% of the total craft industry and employing 37,313 people.

An island much appreciated by tourists who choose the Mediterranean climate to spend their holidays in any season. Further support to give travelers ideas are the maps published by PassioneSicilia, to be requested at Sicilian airports and at tourism information points. Beaches, castles, wineries that offer tour and tasting services, as well as destinations where you can taste new products and explore new locations, through the trust that has been placed in the BeachMap, the CastleMap and the WineryMap over the years. Have a good trip!

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