Expo 2015 is recording an extraordinary success with the public, with some 150,000 visitors a day and 200,000 per day on weekends
According to a survey realized by Italian hoteliers federation Federalberghi, almost 1.9 million Italians have visited Milan Expo 2015 during its first month of operations. And with the upcoming long weekend, extending over June 2, another 300,000 Italian visitors are expected at the world’s fair which opened on May 1 and continues through October.
Organizers are expecting up to 25 million visitors. At the moment, 8 million people are estimated coming from abroad to visit the exhibition site and to attend an interesting program of 7,000 events.
Milan Expo 2015 is the largest worldwide event ever organized to unite countries, institutions, companies and citizens around the world to explore ideas and solutions for assuring safe, sufficient and nutritious food to the growing global population through innovative, sustainable practices and new ways of collaboration. The food-themed Expo focuses on fighting hunger and malnutrition worldwide through sustainable development while celebrating global culinary cultures.
Though no official data has been released yet on the number of visitors, Italian pavilion seems to be one of the major attractions at the Universal Exposition, which sees the participation of 140 countries and has a record 53 single-nation pavilions.