04/29/2020 14:01 EDT

Sicily Wants Tourists Back So Badly It’s Offering To Help Pay For Trips

The region is spending $75 million to help cover airfare and hotels.

The island of Sicily wants you to wake up and smell the cannoli once COVID-19 lockdown measures are lifted.

The regional government is spending the equivalent of $75 million to attract visitors to the warm and sunny area. Sicily will pay half the cost of airfare, plus it’s offering hotel vouchers while waiving fees to museums and historic sites, the U.K. Times reported

Watch the video above for more details about Sicily’s plan to revive its tourism industry.