Cinque Terre is one of the favourite destinations of the American and Canadian tourists and it is showing an increase of 9,28% compared to last year’s figures. The Tigullio and the Riviera di Ponente reached the second and third position. The World Tourism Organization foresees a global increase in the journeys to Italy of 5-6% compared to the period 2005-2006 and Cinque Terre are confirmed as one of the most attractive destinations, together with Art cities and followed by the regions of Tuscany and Sicily. According to several foreign surveys, Americans, Canadians like to visits to the Cinque Terre for a short stay, not more than 4 days. 2008 will probably be a record season for the Cinque Terre with almost 3 million tourists, showing a growth between 10 and 25% compared to the summer 2007