The Italian island of Sicily is notorious for natural beaches, and hot summers, orchards that cover the hills of the very active Mount Etna, and traditional villages where a 16th-century Baroque cathedral can see just moves apart from the greatest feast of your time. It is also famous—or, more accurately, infamous—for being the country of the Cosa Nostra, firmly known as the Mafia the planned crime company that covering the 150 years has increased its power from Sicily, into the United States and ahead.
Now one of the Sicilian travel company located in the western coastal town of Trapani. This company is making the profit on powerful features of its past by offering Mafia-themed voyages. Where visitors sense Mafia galleries, the old heritage of the most famous Don’s and provide a stop in the city of the Corleone, present in Francis Ford Coppola’s Godfather cinemas. The Cosa Nostra in the country made global news as recently as August 2016, when the national court commanded the dismissal of Corleone’s town council slated to Mafia infiltration.
As presumed, many Sicilians are not pleased with the tour operator company, declaring that it mistreats a violent past (and present) that involves many locals’ entities. Maria Falcone, a sibling of a judge assassinated by the Mafia in 1992. The Local told that the tour company is “an offense to the grief of the sufferers and a hit in the face to those who work every day to destroy the Mafia lifestyle.” Vito Damiano, mayor of Trapani, reportedly has asked that the travel agency’s site should be close.
The voyage operative, meanwhile, explains the tours are anti-Mafia, in the sense that they boost information about the organization’s usually bad impact on Sicilian diplomacies and everyday life, which remains to this day, but the support has not stopped people from saying it is just too early. The “Corleone” excursion (lunch included) is priced on the agency’s website at €100 ($108) and €50 ($54), for a full day or half-day, sequentially.
The Mafia voyage and its local response bring to the mind of other travel companies “practices” that have offended citizens for what they see as voyeurism.
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