ITALIAN TRAVEL TEAM®

Everything you need to know about ITALY

We're Creative

Unlike other mass tour operators, we mainly specialize in custom-made private trip itineraries, using the very finest hotel accommodations and unique ground tour arrangements. Customer satisfaction is our number-one priority, before and after the sale. If you have any questions about our website or our products, please contact us and be sure of our prompt reply.

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We're Friendly

Once you depart for your travel experience with Italian Travel Team, it's time to relax.

Customer Service is about exceeding customer expectations, from initial enquiries through to after sales service and support.
Your guests will walk away wondering how you knew what they needed before they did.

Why Choose Us

Customer Service is about exceeding customer expectations, from initial enquiries through to after sales service and support.

Creative

Our method: creativity fused with punctuality and a knack for details. Your guests will walk away wondering how you knew what they needed before they did.

Professional

One of our key commitments is to develop and maintain world class customer service levels. We monitor our own performance and maintain what we call a nonconformance log

Experienced

Founded in 2003 and based in Rome, Italy, Italian Travel Team is a Receptive Tour Operator and Destination Management Company specializing in Incentive, Custom, Professional and Leisure Travel Programs.

Dedicated

Our experienced staff is dedicated to working with you to ensure the success of your meeting, and can coordinate every aspect of your trip. Customer Service is about exceeding customer expectations, from initial enquiries through to after sales service and support.

24/7 Support

ITT Italian Travel Team Experts are knowledgeable and professional and work with Group Organizers as their main responsibility. We will assist you with every part of planning a group with ITT Italian Travel Team.

Enthusiastic

The Italian Travel Team traveler is passionate about art, history, food and wine. Italian Travel Team programs are designed so travelers cannot just taste, but truly explore the history and culture of the cuisine through hands-on education and interaction with local farmers, chefs and winemakers.

Do You Know?

Some cool facts about our company
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Our Services

We plan, design, build and market high quality travel services

Responsive Plans

Italian Travel Team offers you the flexibility to choose your own path. You can decide how and when to travel, the level of service and the hotel standard. Italian Travel Team combines active travel with hands-on local, regional and indigenous food experiences,. The trips combine things like hiking, biking and golfing with cooking classes, truffle hunts, visits to farms and much more.

 

Tailor Made

An off-the-rack suit or dress might fit you, but no matter how well manufactured it is, a custom-tailored version is going to fit you even better. Italian Travel Team can get you in where doors are otherwise closed, grant unique audiences and basically make your travel dreams come true. Consumers who travel with Italian Travel Team can be confident that their plans are solid and their travel investment is secure.

 

Creative Theme

Unlike other mass tour operators, we mainly specialize in custom-made private trip itineraries, using the very finest hotel accommodations and unique ground tour arrangements. At Italian Travel Team we don't provide pre-planned tours or generate a quote online. We custom design travel plans.

During our 30 years in business we've never put designed two identical travel plans.

 

Motorcoaches

You can expect clean, comfortable well- maintained coaches for your riding pleasure. Your group will find the driver to be friendly, professional and provide the safe reliable service you require while travelling to your destination and your return. Our fleet consists of modern Motor Coaches that include: deluxe interiors, reclining seats and enclosed overhead luggage compartments.

PROFESSIONAL GUIDES

We have assembled an outstanding team of guides by taking the greatest care in both recruiting and retaining the fine guides we have. Our guides puts us in a unique position to offer tremendous experience along with an intimate knowledge of all aspects of Italy. All our guides have a degree in one of the following fields (art history, fine arts, history), they are fluent in English and they are all certified guides.

TOUR MANAGERS

Travel Weekly reporter David Cogswell wrote: Portrait of a tour manager as the main man. "The tour director is the host of the party, a wild sleepover in a moving setting. He is the facilitator of the movement; the solver of problems; the maker of arrangements; a sympathetic ear to the frustrated; a protector of the vulnerable, and a helping hand to the faltering. He must be a little bit teacher, a bit of an entertainer and certainly a leader."

Our Expertise

A bit of background on our skills and expertise

Creative and structured design of incentive programmes, conferences and corporate events in Rome, Venice, Milan, Florence and all over Italy delivered with efficient professional expertise. Established in 1993 Italian Travel Team has a distinguished reputation for excellence.

Our experienced staff is dedicated to working with you to ensure the success of your needs, and can coordinate every aspect of your trip. Italian Travel Team specializes in custom groups. We develop the most cost worthy group tours and group trips available to fit your group's budget and travel desires.

We offer discounted hotels prices on Rome, Venice, Milan, Florence and other cities in Italy. We work hard to bring you the best rates on quality accommodation in Rome, Venice and Florence and other cities. In our collection you will find hotels as well as expensive luxury resorts and villas.

Incentives Travel Plan
20%
20% Complete
Small Groups
35%
35% Complete
Driver Guide Tours
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Creating, Selling and Marketing a Group

Working together to achieve great results

Analysis & Planing

ITALIAN TRAVEL TEAM  offers a variety of special interest travel experiences around Italy. You select the type of travel, focus and destination that best fit the interests of your potential traveling companions or guests. Special Interest:  Do you want to concentrate on a particular theme, as we mentioned a wine tour, small ship cruise, spiritual journey?
Destinations or regions to be experienced:  Where do you think your group would like to travel? length of tour:  We have programs for as few as 4 days to as many as 30.
Price:  What is the approximate budget, per person, for your group? This is just an estimate. Our group staff is prepared to work with you to fine tune before you contact your potential travel companions.
Time of year you plan to travel:  When do you want to travel? Some people, like teachers, have very defined travel times while others are flexible. Traveling during off-peak times can help you greatly reduce the program cost while still allowing you to have a wonderful travel experience.
Number of included activities and excursion:  How much of your program do you want pre-arranged?
Talk to your professional  Italian Travel Team  Travel Expert  
Italian Travel Team Travel Experts  are knowledgeable and professional and work with  Group Organizers  as their main responsibility. They will assist you with every part of planning a group with  Italian Travel Team.

Enlist group participants

Whom should you approach to join your group?  Everyone loves to travel and everyone is a possible traveling companion. What about a family reunion in some special place? Your place of worship. We specialize in religious pilgrimages and spiritual journeys. Your friends:” who better than your friends as travel companions? Other places you socialize; work, community center, with your fellow alumni, country club... you get the picture: talk to everyone. It takes time to gather the troops, so you should start promoting your trip well in advance; at least six months or more before your departure. Once you have decided on your itinerary and departure date, we suggest that you get everyone together to talk about the trip. We will help you with collateral material and, if your gathering is large enough, we could even send someone to help.
How can you promote your group?  The possibilities are endless, but here are a few proven ideas. Put a small ad in your local newspaper or church bulletin, advising people about the trip and the date and place of your informal get-together.  
Give the group itinerary to everyone you know. People love to see details and it will show that you are serious about promoting your group. You should also include the details about your get-together.  
Send a personal email out to your potential group participants about your trip. Put it up on the web.” We can send you the digital material to make this simple.  
Create a flyer  we can help you  and have it included in your church or synagogue bulletin. You can even drop off a supply at your library, country club, etc.

Get Everyone Together

Getting ready for your get-together Once you have created enough interest for the group, its time to get everyone together to really talk things up. Italian Travel Team will prepare the detailed itinerary and supporting materials for you. We'll even create sign-up forms and other items that will really make the meeting a success, just make sure you discuss all of this with us in advance so we can prepare everything for you. Get all your ducks in a row. Just before your meeting, we'll finalize the following with you:

  • Itinerary and travel dates
  • Airline information
  • Final price per person
  • Travel Insurance Protection Plan
  • All important deadlines including those for sign-ups, deposits, etc.
  • Plus anything else you may want us to address.
About the meeting:  
The main focus of the meeting is to create excitement about the trip. Make sure you keep a list of everyone that attends, along with all of their contact information. This will make follow up easier.
Nothing sells travel better than passion. Be sure to share your excitement with the group. Tell them why you selected the particular destination and about all the wonderful, enriching experiences they will come away with if they join you.
Some things you need to be sure to cover are:
  • Describe the itinerary and go over the departure and return dates.
  • Give out the detailed itineraries and reservation forms. We will help you with these.
  • Mention clearly the cost and when deposits and final payments are due.
  • o over each of the group itinerary components that are included in the cost.
  • Get firm commitments from people early on. You may even want to offer an early booking discount to encourage sign-ups right there at the meeting.

Follow up with anyone who you thought was interested but had not yet confirmed their participation. Sometimes, people just need a little push to make a commitment.
Are you excited to start your project?
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Italy Travel Guide by Regions

Italy by Regions by Italian Travel Team ©
WHY VISIT ITALY? The moderating influence of the sea and the protection given by the Alpine barrier from the cold north winds join to bless Italy with a temperate climate. Nevertheless, the weather varies considerably according to how far one is from the sea or the mountains. The winter is very cold in the Alps, cold and foggy in the Po Plain and the central Apennines; mild and even warm on the Ligurian coast, the Neapolitan coast and in Sicilia. The summer is hot and dry, but the temperature is mitigated on the coast by sea breezes and in the Apennines and Alps it is pleasantly cool. In mountain areas, winter is ideal for skiing, and summer for excursions, hiking, etc. Seaside and lake resorts, with their excellent hotel facilities, have an intense tourist season in the summer, while the cities that are rich in art treasures are ideal in spring and autumn. There are about 40,000 hotels in Italy. Every hotel has rates fixed in agreement with the Provincial Tourist Board. Most hotels quote all-inclusive rates, which include taxes, service, heating or air-conditioning. Also we have around 2,000 quality approved Bed&Breakfast located in the most popular destinations around Italy. Also hundreds of convents, monasteries and other religious institutions offering accommodations. Accommodation in private homes and villas are available in most cities and towns in Italy.

Your Italian DMC

Creative and structured design of incentive programmes, conferences and corporate events in Rome, Venice, Milan, Florence and all over Italy delivered with efficient professional expertise. Established in 2013 Italian Travel Team has a distinguished reputation for excellence. Our long-established and effective supplier relationships, built up over the years upon trust and integrity, our specialist destination knowledge and our unparalleled operational expertise, enable Italian Travel Team to deliver beyond your expectations. Our international team is understanding and sensitive to the varying needs of a culturally diverse clientele and is committed and accountable to the success of your project irrespective of size and complexity. Italian Travel Team is not only a full-service destination management provider, we are also a member of your team. Your objectives become our objectives as our goal is your complete success. Culture combined with an understanding of business.

Our method: creativity fused with punctuality and a knack for details. Your guests will walk away wondering how you knew what they needed before they did.

Our strengths as a DMC include:
  •  Site Selection  
  •  Room Block Management  
  •  Ground Transportation  
  •  Meet & Greet Services  
  •  Team Building  
  •  Optional Activities & Tours  
  •  Hospitality/Staffing  
  •  Registration & Database Management  
  •  Dinner & Show Reservation  
  •  Food & Beverage Coordination  
  •  Headliner Entertainment.
Teambuilding

Exclusive Knowledge

Planning travel for yourself can be a challenge. But trying to schedule travel for ten or more can be not only difficult, but extremely time consuming as well. One of our key commitments is to develop and maintain world class customer service levels.

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Passionate Service

Our experienced staff is dedicated to working with you to ensure the success of your meeting, and can coordinate every aspect of your trip. Customer Service is about exceeding customer expectations, from initial enquiries through to after sales service and support.

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stunning experiences

We monitor our own performance and maintain what we call a non conformance log.
If you want more ideas and tips or want to book a corporate event in Italy, don't hesitate to contact Italian Travel Team's local event manager in Rome.

Meet the Team

ITALIAN TRAVEL team
Natalia Melo
Natalia Melo
CEO & Founder

The outsider! She was born in the Azores, grew up in Montreal and after six years in Rome she still is our greatest "Italy" enthusiast. Graduate Degrees in Hospitality & Tourism Management, she has a perfect understanding of our clients' needs within the Italian reality. She never lets the grass grow under her feet.

"Hi Natalia: I am still working on the tour below, but Sunny is back from her trip in Italy and she just went on and on about how great you were and how wonderful her trip was, she said it was the best trip she has ever been on. Anyways she wants to send you a gift should I give her the address below? Thanks, Miriam"

Antonio Luce
Antonio Luce
PRESIDENT & FOUNDER

He has been in the Industry for over 30 years and he knows the market like the palm of his hands. His ability to solve problems and his relationship with all suppliers in Italy enabled him to come up with a product perfectly tailored to the needs of today's guests.

"The most amazing vacation of my life is coming to an end. To my friends back home ..Thank you for sharing it with me by your likes and comments. I enjoyed reading them everyday. I will post a full album with my thoughts on where I went when I get home. To my friends that are with me ...thanks for the great times that I will never forget. Thank you to Antonio Luce for teaching me so much about my heritage and for making the trip so special. You are the best tour guide ever and now my friend. Arrivederci Roma! I'll be back soon! MaryAnn"

The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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A Destination Management Company (DMC) is a company that specializes in the organization and logistics of meetings, incentives and events. Other special services include hotel reservations, arrange transportation, catering, dinners and entertainment, and provide guides and hostesses. With our in-depth knowledge of the field, our many years of experience in organizing programs, and our creativity, the key-word when working with us is customized. ITT Italian Travel Team (Italian DMC) will always find a surprising and tailor-made solution for you.
Italian Travel Team understands that your privacy is important. We have created this statement in order to demonstrate our commitment to privacy. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices, please feel free to contact us. We use your personal information strictly for the purpose of processing your accommodation reservation requests. Your e-mail address will not be added to Italian Travel Team mailing list without your consent. Italian Travel Team never sale, share or disclose any customers' information to any other third party merchants or advertisers in any way.
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Send us an email or fax to cancel your reservation. Please note that we are unable to cancel booking through the telephone. This is to avoid any misunderstanding relating to your booking. To have a valid reservation cancelled we will confirm your cancellation by e-mail or fax.
This varies from hotel to hotel. If you breach the Hotel Cancellation Policy, most hotels would charge your credit card, which is normally one night for every room booked. Take note that there is hotels that have strict cancellation policy that can go up to 7 nights. In certain cases, the hotel will forfeit the deposit.
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Disclaimer Italian Travel Team makes its best efforts to ensure that all the information that appears on its website is accurate. However, Italian Travel Team does not accept liability for any errors and/or omissions and reserves the right to change the information published at any time and without notice
In the case of any problem or complaint, it is imperative that the client informs Italian Travel Team at the earliest opportunity in order that they have the chance to rectify the situation as quickly and efficiently as possible. Any complaint, which cannot be resolved locally, must be notified in writing to Italian Travel Team within 3 (THREE) DAYS of the end of the service provided. A copy of the complaint must be also be submitted to and signed by the hotel manager. If a client fails to follow this procedure this may hinder the ability of Italian Travel Team to rectify the complaint and reduce or extinguish any claim the client may have.
Explore Italy with Antonio: let him to introduce you to local Italian cuisine or organize wine tasting in one of the typical wine cellars all around Italy.
To receive our special discounted travel packages, please send an email to info @ italiantravelateam.com

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