Expo draws more than six million visitors

(AGI) Rho, Milan, July 3 - More than six million people havevisited Expo 2015 in Milan since it opened in May. Expocommissioner Giuseppe Sala said he was pleased with the result,and a surge of visitors was expected in September and October.He said: "The final two months of Expo will draw most visitorsfor two reasons: the lower temperatures and the fact thatpeople will know the event is about to close." He said mostforeign visitors arrived from the East and Europe and the eventcounted on people telling each other about it, without much TV

(AGI) Rho, Milan, July 3 - More than six million people havevisited Expo 2015 in Milan since it opened in May. Expocommissioner Giuseppe Sala said he was pleased with the result,and a surge of visitors was expected in September and October.He said: "The final two months of Expo will draw most visitorsfor two reasons: the lower temperatures and the fact thatpeople will know the event is about to close." He said mostforeign visitors arrived from the East and Europe and the eventcounted on people telling each other about it, without much TVpublicity. "My goal is to bring as many people as possible toExpo," he said. The first weekend in which people arriving by car enteredfor free increased the number of parked cars by 30-40 percent,he said. This meant better use of car parks, which were hardlyused at first as most visitors used public transport. Lastweekend people parking in Arese, Fiera Milano or Trennoreceived a complimentary ticket for the evening. The firstweekend of the new promotion raised the use of parking areas bymore than a third. .