Expo 2015 tourism to bring in five billion euros of revenue

Expo CEO said 90% of 1 billion foreign investment to go to Italy

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Expo CEO said 90% of 1 billion foreign investment to go to Italy

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ANSA  – Tourism at Expo 2015 is expected to generate 5 billion euros of revenue, said Expo CEO Giuseppe Sala on Wednesday during his visit to Rai headquarters.

Sala said the number is realistic given that 20 million people are expected to visit Expo 2015. «It’s the number I like the most, together with that of participating countries’ foreign investments of around one billion euros, of which 90% has gone and will go to Italian businesses» Sala said.

Expo Ceo also explained plans are already being made about what to do with the various Expo sites once the fair ends in October. «The commitment is to dismantle everything by June 2016, but before that date I’m sure that solutions will be found so as not to abandon the area», Sala said.