(VELINO) Roma, 25 Mar - Tourism and territorial opportunities,new prospects and new challenges are the topic of a new book,the fruit of a cooperation between the Istituto de Geografia daUniversidad do Estado do Rio de Janeiro and Rome's Tor VergataUnivesity. The book will be launched on Apr. 14 at the ItalianCultural Institute in Rio de Janeiro. The text includescontributions by five Brazilian and five Italian experts whoconducted studies on the topic pointing out similarities anddifferences between the two countries. The study also analysescultural tourism development opportunities with the variousaspects involved. Italy's huge cultural riches are highlighted,and in relation to Brazil there is a special focus on the hugeand rich ethnobiodiversity. Then of course there is the vasthistory linking Italy to Brazil, which has created a strongbond. The event will also launch some excellent wines from bothcountries, under the direction of Italian sommelier LucaBenini. vel.