Italy: Hospitality and Communications



9 days



$4,590 – Ratio 10:2*
$4,200 – Ratio 15:2*

*Program price stands as an estimate until ticketing is finalized.



May 27 – June 4, 2023

Program includes

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • 7 Nights of Hotel Accommodation
  • All Ground Transportation (incl. Transportation Pass)
  • Daily Continental Breakfast 
  • 2 Group Lunches 
  • 4 Traditional Group Dinners
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
  • Full Time Local Guide
  • 24/7 On-Ground Emergency Support
  • Travelers Health Insurance & Liability Insurance 
  • Tips & Gratuities

Program Highlights

  • Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Roman Forum
  • Florence Traditional Market
  • Marketing Agency Visit 
  • Gelateria Fassi Tour & Tasting
  • Introduction to the American Academy Sustainable Food Program & Lunch
  • Farm Visit, Vineyards and Winery Tour 
  • Tuscan Cooking Class 
  • Homemade Fresh Pasta Cooking Class 
  • Parmigiano Reggiano Factory Tour & Tasting
  • Balsamic Vinegar Factory Tour & Tasting


DAY 1 – DEPARTURE – Saturday, May 27 

Depart Home for Rome, Italy

DAY 2 – ROME – Sunday, May 28

Arrive in Rome, Italy

Airport Transfer – Check-in, Relax & Refresh
Orientation Walking Tour – The group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets, ATMs, etc. Additionally, an in-depth safety briefing will be provided for what to do incase of an emergency.

Historical & Cultural Walking Tour – Bernini’s Ecstasy, 4 Fountains Crossroad, Quirinale, Trevi Fountain & Spanish Steps.

Welcome Dinner at Traditional Pizzeria – The group will be taken for an authentic Italian pizza dinner with a wide variety options to cater all diets. 

DAY 3 – ROME – Monday, May 29

Breakfast & Day Briefing 

Marketing Agency Visit (tbd)

Gelateria Fassi Tour & Tasting – After lunch go  visit the Laboratory of this traditional homemade gelateria from 1880, followed by a tasting of their best creations.

Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Roman Forum – After visiting the most iconic monument of Italy, the Colosseum, the group will explore the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum: the largest archeological area of Rome, the ancient city center. It hosts temples, triumph arches and basilicas from the Roman Kingdom (8th century BC) to the Byzantine Empire (6th century AD).

DAY 4 – ROME/FLORENCE – Tuesday, May 30

Breakfast & Day Briefing 

American Academy Tour & Lunch – Learn about the Rome Sustainable Food Program in the spectacular location of the Academy, visit the Palace, the garden, meet the cooks and stay for their exclusive lunch.

Gianicolo Lookout Point

Bullet Train to Florence (approx. 1.5 hours)
Check-in & Refresh

Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

DAY 5 – FLORENCE – Wednesday, May 31

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Visit of the San Lorenzo Market

Florence Walking Tour – Duomo, Medici Palace,

Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio, Piazzale, Michelangelo Lookout Point

Fresh Pasta Cooking Class & Group Dinner

DAY 6 – FUCECCHIO – Thursday, June 1

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Transfer to La Pineta Farm, Tuscan Countryside

Botanical Tour – Explore the nature surrounding the farm, visit the botanical garden and the olive grove.

Cooking Class & Dinner – Collect local herbs in the garden and learn how to cook an authentic Tuscan meal

Overnight at the Farm


DAY  7 – FUCECCHIO/BOLOGNA – Friday, June 2

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Vineyards and Winery Tour – Visit the organic farming vineyards of strictly indigenous vines & the awarded winery “Dalle Nostre Mani”. 

Transfer to Bologna (approx. 2.5 hours)
Check-in & Refresh

Bologna Walking Tour – Piazza Maggiore, Fountain of Neptune, the Two Towers, the University of Bologna (the oldest in the world)

Free Time & Cultural Immersion

DAY 8 – BOLOGNA/MODENA/ROME – Saturday, June 3

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Private Coach Transfer to Modena (approx. 30 min)

Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Factory Tour – Learn about all the different steps in the production of this world famous cheese (from the milk to the aging process)… and taste it!

Free Time in Modena – Explore the city center of this beautiful medieval city, with its porticos, the cathedral and the market.

Visit to a Traditional Acetaia – Balsamic Vinegar of Modena DOP Factory

Continue to Rome
Check-in, Relax & Refresh

Farewell Dinner Aperitivo & Program Closing

DAY 9 – RETURN – Sunday, June 4

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Airport Transfer

Depart Rome, Italy for Home

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Payments Schedule

$500 due and payable with initial application, refundable till December 28, 2022.

50% of the remaining amount is due and payable by February 26, 2023.

The final payment of the remaining balance is due and payable by  March 28, 2023.

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