In October 1928 request was made to recognize the City of Pompeii as a Station Stay Care and Tourism.
Pending the legal recognition, was established the Office of Tourism, administered by a committee to which they were assigned the following tasks:
- Establish and regulate all the information services and assistance to travelers at home and abroad, providing them with useful information both on the same city of Pompeii is on adjacent areas as Castellammare, Sorrento, Amalfi, Capri, Vesuvius and Paestum;
- Organize shows and exhibitions that to show the importance of Archaeological excavations;
The May 26, 1930 was registered at the Court of Auditors the Decree of 21-4-1930, which recognized the City of Pompeii qualification Station Stay Care and Tourism.
Unfortunately, with the Decree of 30-11-1934, the measure was revoked and occasions, to operate the Municipal Tourist Office.
In March 1936, the Podestà Bianchi made instance for the rehabilitation of recognition of the Body, doing that at Pompeii, in addition to the excavations and the Sanctuary, was another attractive feature: the source of mineral water, with the adjacent park.
After the brackets War, 26-6-1951, was repeated the request and, finally, with Decree of August 30, 1952, was again recognized the character of Station Stay Care and Tourism to the town of Pompeii.
Immediately after the publication of this decree gave the Company of life care, Living and Tourism. The first was the Company Director Dr. Franco Natalino until 1995 and the current headquarters of Via Sacra 1.
The company over the years has had more points such as information within the excavations at Autidorium and then, that Piazza Porta Marina Inferiore where for a period worked as Currency Office in collaboration with the Banco di Napoli. During these years the above offices have provided and still provide assistance, reception and information to countless tourists, hosting many journalists, accepting many representatives and delegations from foreign countries. Many certificates of esteem were received when a witness to the good level of hospitality and support received. The office Promotion has produced several brochures and among them someone has obtained a remarkable success among experts in the field.
From a promotional participated in Bags and Fairs of Tourism, has ordered photographic exhibitions, painting, sculpture and has organized conferences.
In these fifty years and more to the Via Sacra were received, from all over the world, an infinite number of requests for advertising material or simple news, through all means communication, for some years via e-mail. They were executed, both with traditional methods that mail having its own website visited by every place on Earth.
Among users who turn the Company there are lots of university students, journalists and specialist companies that make request for statistics on hotel and campground extralberghiera. The Statistics Office fulfils these demands and helps them to understand and study the evolution of developments tourist city.
Another mission in the Company is to organize events inside the theatre Dig.
You can certainly say that the theatrical performances held in the shadow of evocative archaeological ruins, are born in Pompeii. One loses to list artists who have exhibited at Pompeii would be the first to mention those few who are not coming. Just to list the Italian artists we would like to whole pages, but for someone ricordane begin by Tino Buazzelli, Arnoldo Foà, Antonio Casagrande, Carlo Croccolo, Vincenzo Salemme, Michele Placido, Lucio Dalla, Massimo Ranieri, Andrea Bocelli, Katia Ricciarelli, Giorgio Albertazzi, Luisa Corna, Roberto Benigni and many others. Directors of Orchestra as Lorin Maazel, Bernstein, Rostropovic, Uto Ughi, dancers like Rudolf Nureyev singers like Frank Sinatra, as tenors Jose Carreras.
In the eighties a remarkable success collected the festival of jazz that led to perform at Pompeii musicians of international renown as Marcial Solal, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Lino Patron.
At the end of the eighties another prestigious element was added to the Company, the management of the Museum Vesuvius, thanks to the sanctuary and financial assistance of the Campania Region.
Despite Pompeii is a young city, tourism is an important voice of its economy and the Company over its fifty years of history has contributed to the growth of this type of production system. Thanks, also in the Campania Region, the Soprintendenza Archeologica, the Shrine, the Municipality and all operators over the years have worked with The Company.