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Italy, with more UNESCO World Heritage sites than any other country in the world, is the epicenter of the Roman Empire, the birthplace of the Renaissance, and that’s just the beginning. You must explore beyond the traditional cities centers to get a true experience of Italy’s richness and the passion of her people.
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Travel Adventures Unlimited
Walnut Creek, California
My passion for this compelling and beautiful country began right out of college as I was employed with the San Francisco branch of the Italian Government Travel Office (ENIT.) My job description was to promote tourism to Italy and over half of my work was devoted to arranging and booking personalized travel to Italy and other parts of Europe. Of course, the fact that I'm an Italian American (half Lucchese and half Sicilian) and that I minored in Italian language and culture in college has only piqued my interest in learning as much as possible about this destination! Over the years I've lost track of how many visits to Italy I've made. I have gained so much knowledge and experience and want to share it all with you.
I am a native born Sicilian who came to America as a child. My love for Europe is innate and I have been back to Italy countless times. I have family in Italy and know my way around, almost like I have lived there my whole life. That is why Italy is my specialty. Let my knowledge and experience, work to help you plan your next trip to this amazing place. I am familiar with the must see things to do as well as the hidden gems and off the beaten path locations. Let me recommend my favorite restaurants. In Italy and especially Sicily- eating is an art to be savored. You will be amazed at the wonderful food. I love to hear the feedback from my customers when they return from one of my customized trips. Some have even planned their next trip as soon as they have returned. Let me help you plan your next family vacations, singles, honeymoon, reunion, group travel or even a spa vacation to sensational Italy & Sicily.
Divine Destination Weddings
Granite Bay, California
I know Italy! I've traveled and experienced this incredible destination for almost half a century. I've traveled all parts of this country - from the northern to the southern border - via every mode of transportation. I've hiked and biked the Tuscan hills to the Amalfi Coast, walked the cobblestone streets of historic towns and famous cities, enjoyed many local sagres, visited the country's various coastlines and beaches, stayed in and toured countless hotels and resorts, and dined in local osterias and Michelin star ristorantes. Whether you are a millennial or an empty nester - or a generation of traveler in between - who is ready for an off-the-beaten-path adventure in this land of la dolce vita -I can make it happen! My experience ensures that I can craft a custom-designed Italian adventure so that you, too... will travel like a local. I want to know what you want to see and do and how you would define your perfect Italian adventure. Yes... I know Italy and I can get you there!
With almost 20 years experience working as a professional travel advisor and in addition to experiencing and exploring my favorite destination both as a leisure and a business traveler, I can honestly say that I know Italy!. I have also worked for several years in the wine industry and have established many local contacts who can arrange exceptional food and wine experiences for my clients. As a musician, I keep up on what is currently happening on the entertainment scene including jazz, opera, regional festivals and classical music. I can arrange unusual experiences such as driving a Ferrari through the hills of Tuscany or having a private art historian to guide you through the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. My knowledge of wine, food, music and extensive knowledge of Italy, allows me to plan an itinerary that is certain to surprise and delight you. And even more important, there is no doubt that your first trip will lead to many more Italian adventures!
Grand Rapids, Michigan
For over two decades travel has been both my profession and my passion. I love it! Now, I'm eager to share this passion with you as an expert in both RIVER CRUISING and for ITALY. I love what I do and what I do best is to learn about you - so that I can match you, your budget, personal interests and expectations with the best river cruise line or best personalized itinerary for your Italian holiday as is possible. There is so much to see and do and so many options and opportunities to make this vacation the best ever. My goal: To create a seamless itinerary that will meet and exceed your every expectation. Let me share with you my two passions in travel: Italy and River Cruising - and to provide you with an "Experience Extraordinary" ...filled with memories to last a lifetime!
World Travel Service
Italy is a beautiful destination - not only for its spectacular scenery, but for its beautiful people as well. The locals are friendly, courteous and truly enjoy sharing their culture and lifestyle with their visitors! Italy showcases so much to see and do - no matter what your interests - you're sure to find activities and attractions that pique your interest. Whether you prefer to join an escorted group or explore the country on your own - that option is yours. I take pride in sharing my insider tips, my own experiences, and my passion...to ensure your Italian vacation is customized to match your personal interests and goals. Plus, I work with exceptional local contacts to further ensure your vacation will be seamless and stress-free. Working together, we can put all the pieces together to create a fun, convenient and efficient itinerary that will meet and exceed your expectations.
Morris Murdock Travel
Salt Lake City, Utah
I am passionate about Italy and all things Italian - since I first lived here during a year of college. Not only am I fluent in Italian, I cook Italian and eat Italian. I've studied their art, history and enviable lifestyle and marvel at the influence this small country has had on western civilization. Italy suits all types of travelers - from first- timers to those travelers (like me!) who return again and again. Italy never gets boring! It is a destination for couples, families, travelers on a budget and/or with time constraints, groups, and solo travelers, as well as those who travel for adventure, or prefer a luxury travel experience. I think one of the most fun experiences is to enjoy off-the-beaten path excursions where you truly travel like a local.
TravelStore - Sacramento
As a native Italian, I don't think there is a better way to share my love for my own country than through travel. I know our culture and lifestyle. I depend on my local Italian preferred suppliers on the ground to assist in planning your itinerary, and we converse in Italian to ensure nothing is lost in the translation. In addition, as a longtime US resident, I understand the expectations and needs of American travelers. For over two decades, I have been a professional travel consultant, who is experienced and knowledgeable in all aspects of travel planning, from cruises to tours and especially Foreign Independent Travel.
Vista Travel, a FROSCH Company
Colonia, New Jersey
As a professional Signature Travel Expert Select advisor, I specialize in Personalized Travel to many of the world's most popular destinations! This highly-personalized mode of travel ensures that you will have the priceless opportunity and pleasure of really experiencing and enjoying - first hand - just what makes your chosen destination so unique and enticing. To be a knowledgeable and professional destination specialist, it is essential that I visit destinations on a regular basis. Once on the ground, I explore and experience new attractions, tour new and updated hotel and resort properties, visit restaurants that showcase the local cultural and lifestyle, experience local festivals, tour off-the-beaten part venues and take part in activities that I may not have seen and explored on my previous visit.
My clients range from families and couples who travel first class, executives combining business and personal travel, to students traveling on a limited budget. My clients trust me and refer me to their friends and colleagues for customized Italian vacations. And to further my knowledge, I'm learning Italian. I love the Italian people, their history, culture, art, food and wine... literally everything! And I look forward to sharing this passion and expertise with you.
Accent on Travel
My expertise in creating one-of-a-kind itineraries stems not only from my extensive travels throughout a country, but from the joy I gain each time I return. I look forward to creating a vacation that will not only meet but will exceed your every expectation of what a vacation can and should be! I look forward to sharing with you my two most favorite destinations on earth - and they couldn't be more diverse - ITALY - La Dolce Vita and COSTA RICA - Pura Vida. As an avid traveler, I know that my clients are not one-dimensional. I want to learn what's important to you...what you want to see, do and experience. I'll take the time to listen and ask questions to make sure I know exactly what your expectations are. Let's get started!
Bursch Travel (Baxter)
Have you ever been to a destination that truly becomes part of your soul? That is what happened to me many, many years ago when I visited Italy for the first time. And, to this day, no other destination in this world has created in me such passion, interest, and enthusiasm as I continue to be immersed in its culture, history, people, towns and villages that make this country shine. Whether I'm viewing world-class art or taking a cooking class, I always come away with a renewed appreciation for this diverse and exciting destination.
Travel 15, A Branch of Tzell Travel Group
Roseland, New Jersey
Italy is my passion. I've lived in Milan, and have been creating one-of-a kind vacations to this country for over a quarter of a century! I love being able to create an itinerary and having the skill and knowledge to implement and follow through on every aspect of your trip. From selecting specific Italian destinations to visit and explore, to making special dining reservations for you - I love this country and everything it has to offer! The people, culture, cuisine, history, lifestyle -literally every aspect of Italian life... this is what I want to share with you.
My passion began when I had the good fortune to work here, as I was based in a small town outside Rome. Needless to say, I traveled extensively every weekend and on vacations to learn and experience as much as possible. Since returning home to the U.S., my passion and enthusiasm only continues to grow. I can't wait to get back every year and get updated on all that's new and exciting since my last visit. In addition to my expertise in planning individual custom itineraries, I have extensive experience in leading groups to Italy and have planned and implemented itineraries for faith-based, multi-generational, wine and general art/cultural-focused groups. I can recommend such enticing experiences as adding a concert to your itinerary, a chance to drive Ferraris in the hills around Florence, arranging an after-hours tour of a famous attraction, or a personal shopping experience. In fact my native Italian friends tell me "I've seen more of Italy than they have!"
Greenwood Village, Colorado
Sono Italiana (I am Italian.) I grew up and was reared in a town north of Venice. Italian is my first language. My motivation - almost 30 years ago - for choosing a career in the travel industry was because of my passion to share this wonderful destination with others! Now, as a professional destination expert for Italy, I travel to my native country at least once a year - eager to search for and experience unique, off-the-beaten-path locations, excursions and activities that you would like. I visit hotels and resorts seeking the finest accommodations. I stop at popular local restaurants to sample the cuisine. I meet with highly-trained, specialized guides to assure that they would be the perfect match to assist you on your upcoming tour/excursion.
Laguna Woods, California
Italy is one of the world's most intriguing and compelling destinations. Yet many visitors only see the must-see cities, attractions and popular sites - and don't get to experience the authentic local Italian lifestyle and culture because they didn't have an expert to help them plan their journey. That's where I come in. What sets me apart is not only my extensive and thorough knowledge of the destination itself, but my long-standing relationships with local Italian travel industry experts who constantly share with me information about new hotels, special sites, restaurants, events, festivals and activities that will ensure that not only will this be your best trip ever - it will be the start of many, many return visits.
Michael's Travel Centre, Inc.
Westlake Village, California
I have a strong, enduring passion for all things Italian! I am a first generation American who was raised in Italy for most of my childhood and with both my parents being Italian, I speak the language fluently and have a strong and very personal understanding of the Italian culture, lifestyle, and its people. Furthermore, there is no doubt that my passion, in-depth knowledge and understanding of the destination and all that it has to offer are attributes my clients appreciate.
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