Fairs in Rome

Rome Celebrates Chocolate


Who doesn’t love chocolate? Is one of the few things in life that everybody enjoys. Hey, it produces the same feeling as being in love!

Rome, being a culinary capital, couldn’t forget paying homage to chocolate. Ciok in Roma is a festival to celebrate chocolate, its origin and its relationship with cinema. For 5 days from february 9, 2013 visitors will be able to appreciate the work of artisans and companies dedicated to the production of chocolate and to learn more about its history.

Ciok is a play on the words “Cioccolato” and “Ciak”, Italian for Clapperboard. The exhibition will explore the relationship beetwen chocolate and cinema and will also educate visitors abut the origins of cacao and chocolate, since the festival is sponsored by the Mexican embassy in Rome.

The festival will take place at the Central Montemartini, at Via Ostiense 106 and can be easily reached from Hotel Des Artistes and Yes Hotel with the blue subway line (station Garbatella).

Affordable Art in Rome


Rome is one of the most artistic cities in the world, so it’s only fitting to buy a work of art (or a reproduction of one) as a souvenir.

Today and tomorrow you will have the chance to buy a high quality work of art at an accesible price (the price range is from 100 to 5000 euros): the Affordable Art Fair will be taking place until october 28th at Testaccio La Pelanda (Piazza Orazio Giustiniani 4) and can be easily reached from Hotel Des Artistes and Yes Hotel: just take the blue subway line and get off at the station Piramide, then take the bus 719 for 3 stops.

Bimbinfiera Roma 31/03/2012 and 01/04/2012


This is one of the largest exhibition halls, dedicated to mothers, fathers and children. It is where to find all the news articles and markets for pregnancy, infancy and growth. The latest models of wheelchairs and strollers, beds and rooms, games, food, hygene, clothing and tourism. You will recieve information on the quality and characteristics of products, as well as discount coupons, information materials and giveaways.

To make your visit even more enjoyable there are lots of games and activities for children of all ages. (animation, crawling competitions, cooking for kids and contests for moms diaper change for dads.

The nursery facilities, baby dining with tasty meals, snacks and drinks for kids, a cozy room for breastfeeding are all free of charge.

There is also an area entirely devoted to tourism and leisure, where tour operators, hotels, spas, theme parks and resorts will be fully available to parents to help them choose the best offers and find special family packages.

In this event there are so many distinguished guests, specialists and experts ready to respond to the questions of visitors so don’t miss out on this opportunity. The opening hours are from 10:00 to 19:00 wih the last entry allowed at 18:30. the admission is 10 euro but you can download the discount coupon, good for 3 euro per person, here! And remember to contact us here at Hotel Des Artistes for any information.

Thank you for reading, Vanda.

Your wedding in Rome!

image-12Needless to say Rome is one of the most romantic cities in the world. People fall in love in Rome, people get married here. Every year we witness in our hotel many couples that happily celebrate their wedding and honey moon in the eternal city. In many cases they considerate not only the romantic reasons (which could be more than enough) but more practical ones. Many items are relatively less expensive if you compare the cost in other countries. ‘’Roma Sposa’’ is a National Exhibition that takes places every year in the Italian Capital totally focused on ceremony, wedding dress, services,  accessories providing ideas and solutions on every aspect regarding marriage celebration.

From 12/01/2012 until 16/01/2012 with  350 exhibitors which cover 30.000 square meters with all information about: travel, floral decorations, wedding lists, furniture, photo RomaSposa-Gshoots everything…Actually if are about to get married you have realized that it takes time and it is not enough just visiting web sites. Many things you have to see it at the very place, touching and talking face to face with people that you will rely on. Is it not a great advantage to have all those people you deal with at the same place, at the same time. The place is Nuova Fiera di Roma, from 15.00 until 20.00 on Thursdays and Fridays, from 10.00 until 20.00 on Saturdays and Sundays and from 10.00 until 14.00 on Mondays. For more information about the exhibition check: www.romasposa.it. If you need accommodation then: www.yeshotelrome.com and www.hoteldesartistes.com

Days of the Dinosaur in Rome

dinosauroAfter the success achieved through a global journey that has touched the major European capitals and many cities in South America, a sensational exhibit comes to Italy, entitled Days of the Dinosaurs.

A fantastic journey back in time that will engage and amaze every audience. The exhibition holds 51 robotic dinosaurs and 14 scenarios of natural size, which differs a lot compared to classical museums.

This unique experience will involve the whole family, parents and kids will live through the adventure and learn what our planet was like 60 million years ago.

Your appointment with the dinos is at the Fiera di Roma from November 18 to January 18, 2012. The Fiera can be easily reached from Rome using the train that goes from Tiburtina Station to the Fiumicino Airport (Stop “Fiera di Roma”)

To have the best vacation in Rome. check our rates at Hotel Des Artistes and Yes Hotel to find the most comfortable accomodation at the most affordable rates!

Our blogger: Liam


Our author: Jonadab


The fair BTC International (Fair of Congress Tourism) is one of the most important events of the b2b sector to organize events. It will take place in Rome from the 6th till the 8th of November this year.

Every year hotel chains, tour operators, airports, tourist agencies  contribute to increase the professional quality of the event. Thanks to the fair BTC Rome  the technical staff working in the field is put in touch with such realities, like tourism of conferences, focused on ensuring of matching of demand and supply of this industry and consequently any valuable partnerships it may bring to. The International Marketplace BTC is in fact a landmark event that whole industry of  conferences are awaiting in Italy. image

In the two days when the fair is taking place there will be organized seminars and mini -courses with refreshments and trainings in collaboration with the most notable industry associations. Again this will be  in the Area Events, a section of the exhibition completely dedicated to agency communications and events. In this space, agencies and suppliers will show their services, products and professional skills. There will be dynamic and light posts, a new place and especially the spectacular projects for the promotion of events will be shown as this event is done behind the scenes with the creativity and professionalism of specialized companies in the sector. Events inside the BTC will also an area dedicated to moments of depth on current topics such as eco-sustainability and new trends in marketing. Area events will be staged at the pavilion 14 of the new exhibition complex in Rome- Nuova Fiera di Roma.image

BTC’s mission is the creation of better conditions to facilitate the matching of demand and supply in the Meeting Industry. With experience is seen today only point of reference for the whole conference industry and to incentive Italian market and this appointment is a not-to-miss opportunity, really is a must for the most qualified international operators.

My practical advise for you is to visit and enjoy hospitality of an elegant boutique Hotel in Rome- YES Hotel Rome, where you feel the real professionalism and charm of local operator, while enjoying the beauties of the Eternal City, and visiting this greatest Congress Event of the Year!!!

Flower fair in Rome – a spring paradise!

If you happen to be travelling to Rome in May, do not miss the Rome Flower Fair! It’s an Flower fair Romeabsolute must for anyone who appreciates beauty and nature, and of course no professional or amateur gardiner can afford to stay away!

The event is organised by Alfa International, and will take place in the Auditorium of Rome in the 18th-20th of May. The fair is an occasion that offers both the professionals and amateurs to show off the most beautiful and flourishing results of their hard work: you will see anything from orchids and azaleas to roses, water plants and bonsai…

You will aFlower fair romelso be able to buy the flowers, bulbs, gardening tools, and will find precious information and advise on gardening and flowers. There will even be gardening courses for the public to attend! Another special attraction is the possibility to observe young artists at work, expressing their creativity on garden furniture and other related objects…

The Fair is organised in the Auditorium “Parco dell aMusica”, one of Rome’s most modern and architectually most fascinationg concert/event halls surrounded by a beautiful garden, as is fit for the spirit of the flower fair. Getting there is easy: just catch the bus “M” from the Termini station, leaving every 15 minutes. The Fair is open to the public on Friday 18th May from 1.00 PM tp 8.30 PM, and on Saturday and Sunday 19th-20th May from 10.00 AM to 8.30 PM.

Rome fair

For additional information, you can contact the organisers by e-mail (info@fieradeifiori.it
) or visit the site dedicated to the event.

Also, be sure to reserve your accomodation in Rome in a hotel such as the new, elegant boutique hotel Yes Hotel in the Rome Termini station area. Other great choices are the three star Rome hotels Hotel Des Artistes and My Hotel, both centrally located near the Termini station.

New Rome Fair : Orocapital


is the next event at the New Rome Fair between 23 and 26 february 2007. The Fair is located between Rome and Fiumicino and is the new area where big events take place.

The sponsor is Consorzio Oro Italia, and the show aims at coming to terms with the trade and visibility between the operators and allowing them to become well known across the country and abroad. The gold market is gaining importance as never before in Italy and will be booming hopefully.

At Orocapital the guests and the exhibitors are interacting in various situations which renews the role of the exhibitor and makes him an active participant.

Orocapital The exhibition is based on new techniques where everyone is involved and each of us can have their say during this shared experience and many activities also open the way to negociations.

The journey from Rome Termini is about 30 minutes by train FR1, and your stop is “Fiera di Roma”. When planning your stay in Rome, book our My Hotel Rome or Hotel Des Artistes situated in the center of Rome which is steps away from the Termini train station and in walking distance from the main Rome attractions.

See here to discover more about the Rome Sea Trade or the Rome Wedding Fair at the New Rome Fair.

Roma Sposa – Rome wedding fair in January

Rome brideIf you happen to be in Rome this January and are planning your wedding in the near future, the event not to miss is “Roma Sposa�: the one of the biggest events in Europe entirely dedicated to the Big Day, and especially to the bride, the main protagonist!

The event is taking place in the new exposition center of Rome, the New Rome Fair, “Nuova Fiera di Roma� from the 18th to the 22nd January. The fair centre is located a bit further from the city center, and can be reached easily by the local train connection FR1 from the Termini central station in just 30 minutes.

The wedding fair occupies a huge exposition hall of over 30 000 square meters. The exhibitors are 350 of the top companies of the wedding market and on represent more than 2000 labels, so the fair definitely provides you with everything you’ve ever dreamed of for your fabulous, unforgettable wedding!

Fashion shows of different designers go on almost non-stop – mostly for the bride but the spouse and the guests are not forgotten! – there’s a department dedicated to the wedding presents of all budgets; you can pick up ideas for the wedding reception, for the wedding photos and for your flowers; you can book your honeymoon, rent a limousine and even furnish you house!

flowers.jpgThis is the 26th edition of the fair which by now has become an absolute must for the Italian brides. The entrance to the event is free, not counting, though, how much all the dreamy temptations on offer may end up costing you…Newlyweds

If you’re coming to Rome to shop for your wedding but won’t make it during the Fair, try some of these shops for your dress: Adriana Sposi, Atelier Valentina Sposa, Celli Spose.

When organising your shopping trip – or maybe your wedding in Rome – to make it special, be sure to book a characteristic hotel, as the three star Hotel Des Artistes in the Rome centre near Termini, or the budget-friendly but quietly charming Nice Hotel.

Rome Sea Expo in March

The Sea Expo Rome

Are you are sailor? Or do you just love the sea and boats, the sensation of the wind in you hair… No need to wait for the summer, you can enjoy the authentic atmosphere at The “Boat Show Roma”, part of the the “Big Blu – Rome Sea Expo” taking place in 9th-12th March in Rome, at the New Rome Fair, consisting of three different expositions that all have to do with aspects of the life at the sea. The other two events forming the Sea Expo, are the “Eudi Show, European Diving Show“, and the “Aiposhow” which presents the sports fishing: all its aspects, accessories and skills.

Rome Boat showThe Rome Boat Show will be organized at the New Rome Fair, a brand new, enormous fair and exposition center in Rome. The exhibition will show you marine cuisine, clothing, the newest technological devises available, make you acquainted with different marine sports, and of course, has all kinds and sizes of boats on exposition, from canoes to sailboats. The exhibition is divided in the sectors of “Boating accessories”, “Tastes of the sea”, “Sea areas”, “Marine sports”, “Marine services” and “Living in the sea”, so there is something for everybody.

Diving show RomeThe European Diving Show, or the “European exhibition of Underwater Activities”, this year presenting its fifteeth edition, is dedicated not just to diving but to all underwater sports and the exhibitors range from sports associations to shops selling special accessories to travel agencies and specialised publishers. Anything you’ve ever wanting to know about diving, you’re bound to find it here.

On Friday and Saturday 9th-10th of March the event is open to the public from 10.00 AM to 8.00 PM, and on Monday the 12th it closes at 3.30 PM.

fishing expo RomeAnd how to get to the exhibition center, the New Fair of Rome? From the city center, from the Termini station there’s a direct train connection on the line FR1, and the train ride will take about 30 minutes. You should get off at the station called “Fiera di Roma”. There’s also a bus connection to the exhibition center, 40 minutes from the center of Rome, and if you going by car, you can see the driving instructions here. To book your accomodation in the city center, in the surroundings of the Termini station, try this site through which you can book Rome hotels and hostels for different budgets, all near the Termini.

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