GASTALDI GLOBAL TRAVEL SRL

Incentives, Meetings, Conventions, Events, Special interest travel, Cruises handling, Product Launches, upscale FIT's
Gastaldi Global Travel is one of most renowned Italian Destination Management Companies and a landmark in the MICE industry for creativity, experience and quality of service. Founded in 1990, Gastaldi Global Travel belongs to Gastaldi Holding, which in 2010 celebrated its 150th anniversary.

Based in Rome with offices in Genova and more recently in Milan, we specialize in high end meeting and incentive travel, special interest tours and VIP individual programs throughout Italy. Thanks to our consolidated experience and thorough knowledge of Italian destinations and logistics, we are able to create and manage many types of unique programs while remaining focused on the best and most innovative solutions for all events with full respect of client’s budget.

Italia made by Gastaldi: Your way to Italy is our way!

GASTALDI GLOBAL TRAVEL SRL

News from Italy...

January 2012


The cheese of the year 2011

Last November “The Cheese of the Year” exhibition and contesttook place in Cremona and displayed the best cheese specialties from around the world. The contest included productions from France, Mexico, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic,Switzerland and many more…and every year the battle is tough!

The 2011 world champion was an Italian cheese - the “burrata” produced by Francesco D’Ambruoso's "caseificio Artigiana" from Putignano, Bari, Apulia region.

The Cheese of the Year award is not only a contest but above all a precious tool to promote international cheese excellence. Thanks to this international fair, gourmets, restaurants, distributors and buyers discover and appreciate high quality products and in this way new commercial doors open for Italian and international producers. The Cheese of the Year takes place in the framework of "ilBontà", the most important agro-food fair exhibition in Italy with 171 exhibitors from 60 provinces, 48,759 visitors, and 24 key events.

 

 

 

Tuscany: self-drive vintage car ride & deluxe picnic at a private mansion

On board a vintage car enjoy an exciting drive through the marvelous Chianti Region, admiring it from a different perspective. The drive will end at a most beautiful countryside estate, a fine example of 16th century architecture, rising majestically above its vineyards and olive groves in the enchanting landscape of the Florentine hills. The villa’s Italian garden and wonderful grass lawn are the perfect setting for a deluxe picnic: tables decorated with freshly cut wild flowers and garden chairs will be set-up on the lawn under nice white parasols. Guests will receive a traditional wicker picnic hamper with china plates, stainless steel cutlery, wine glasses and fabric napkins. The picnic lunch will then be served by uniformed waiter service. In the event of bad weather a buffet lunch will be served in the villa private rooms.

Hotel suggestions:
Four Seasons (5-star) - Florenze,116 rooms - www.fourseasons.com/florence
The Westin Excelsior (5-star) - Florence, 171 rooms - www.westinflorence.com
St Regis (5-star) - Florence, 100 rooms - www.stregis.com/florence
Grand hotel Baglioni(4-star) - Florence, 193 rooms - www.hotelbaglioni.it
Boscolo Astoria (4-star) - Florence, 98 rooms - www.boscolohotels.com

 

 

 

Choose Cinecittà Studios

The Cinecittà Studios are the most charming and one-stop-shop event locations in town. What makes the difference at Cinecittà is the magic and unique atmosphere of living in a permanent dream. Cinecittà is also a great place to visit, with its history beginning in 1937 and a modern legacy made of technology and leadership in the international film Industry.

The studios offer the opportunity to create memorable high-profile, tailor-made events. Their film sets and sound stages vary from 4800 square feet to the 31000 square feet huge Stage 5, Fellini’s preferred one. It is an ideal location to hold exclusive gala dinners, expositions and conventions up to 3.000 people. Very few people can say they had dinner, attended a live exhibition or danced on a feature film location like Cinecittà's permanent sets which are used to reproduce“Ancient Rome” or “Middle Age Florence”.

 

 

 

Milan: shopping in the “quadrangle of fashion”

Italian fashion designers and stylists (Armani, Dolce &Gabbana, Roberto Cavalli, Gianfranco Ferrè, Valentino, Versace, etc.) are famous all over the world. Everyone appreciate the advantages of finest textile fabrics and precious shoes made in Italy.

In the so called "Quadrangle of Fashion" district in Milan's downtown, the most important fashion designers offer luxurious creations in their trendy ateliers and shops located along Via Montenapoleone, Via Andrea, Via Gesù, Via Borgospesso, ViadellaSpiga and CorsoVenezia. Check out the brand new collections of the most famous stylists by enjoying an exclusive shopping tour with a personal shopper!

Shopping in this fashionable area, among the sparkling outlets and boutique windows, will satisfy the most demanding shoppers! Take a break for lunch or dinner at one of the many designer restaurants and be pampered at one of the most exclusive fashion hotels, created by the same celebrated stylists such as Cavalli, Dolce e Gabbana and Armani, where fashion meets with the most exclusive culinary creations and most refined comfort.

Fashion Hotel suggestions:
Armani Hotel (5-star)L – Milan, 95 rooms - www.armanihotels.com/en/index.html
Bulgari Hotels & Resorts (5-star)L - Milan, 52 rooms - www.bulgarihotels.com
Maison Moschino Hotel (5-star)L – Milan, 65 rooms - www.maisonmoschino.com

Fashion Restaurants suggestions:
Gold – Milan - http://www.dolcegabbana.com/gold
Just Cavalli – Milan - http://www.justcavallihollywood.it
10 Corso Como – Milan - http://www.10corsocomo.com

Closest major airport:
Malpensa Airport – approx 30 min driving
Milano Linate Airport – approx 15 min driving

 

 

 

For more information, please contact Mr. Michele Cerruti and/or Mrs. Teresa Cardinaliat italy@euromic.com

Cheese of the Year

Cheese of the Year

Cheese of the Year

Self Drive

Chianti Region

Self Drive

Picnic

Cincecitta

Cincecitta Event

Cincecitta Event

Cincecitta Event

Milano Shopping

Milano Shopping

Milano Shopping