LateRooms.com - The Way of the Sea now on show in Rome

December 25, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
LateRooms.com divulges Rome's Vatican Museums has started using a new exhibition area to showcase The Way of the Sea.

The collection has been available for guests from 5 star hotels in Rome to see at the Heliocoidal Ramp since December 1st 2010, with no end date currently scheduled.

It features 60 different representations of vessels from distinct parts of the world and photos taken by missionaries.

Guests can expect to see ships typical of Japan, England, Africa, Oceania and the Americas in this fascinating exhibition, which was arranged by Piero Castri.

Professor Antonio Paolucci commented on the aim of the show by saying that it represents the civilisation of man and his route to salvation.

He added that it has been produced to "bear witness historically to the attentiveness, curiosity and respect of the Catholic universe for human cultures beyond those of Europe, to symbolise the destiny of the Roman Church".

Admission to the Vatican Museums costs 15 (£12.75), with travellers urged by the venue to book their passes online before they arrive.

Opening hours are from 09:00 to 18:00 local time, but visitors should note that the ticket office closes at 16:00.

Tourists keen to travel to the complex by Metro should take Line A in the direction of Anagnina and get off at San Giovanni.

For more information on this event, visit the Vatican Museums website or contact the venue on +34 955 03 70 70.

LateRooms.com offers a wide variety of accommodation in Rome, such as the Sheraton Roma Rome.

Editors Notes:

LateRooms.com is part of B2C sector of TUI Travel PLC's Accommodation and Destination Division. Also within this sector are AsiaRooms.com and Hotels-London.co.uk.

LateRooms.com is the UK's leading online accommodation site offering late availability deals in over 37,000 properties worldwide, ranging from bed and breakfasts to five star luxury hotels.

LateRooms.com offers customers a saving of up to 70 per cent off the normal room rate for a variety of independent and branded hotels. Customers can book online or by phone 24/7, whether booking 12 months or 12 minutes in advance whatever time, whatever day. No other accommodation site offers this flexibility.

LateRooms.com arms customers with information to help them choose the right hotel. Users can read from over 540,000 true hotel reviews, written by customers who have booked through LateRooms.com and actually stayed at the hotel.

LateRooms.com is the first online site to use VisitBritain's official national classification system to rate its hotels, bed and breakfasts and guest houses. This ensures customers know the standards of quality they can expect when making a reservation.

To view LateRooms.com press pages, please see http://press.laterooms.com/