DMC ITALY, Rome's leading DMC conference planner (organiser) and events specialist for incentive travel and conventions. A preferred destination management company and supplier used by international conference organisers worldwide.
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. Our mission : We do not simply sell incentive programs, we offer a unique experience and help our clients to achieve their goals.
We specialise in:
Leisure and Special Interest Travel
F.I.T. & VIPs
We offer full DMC services all over Italy: transfers, multilingual staff & guides, accommodation, restaurants, unique venues, historical palaces, museums, villas, castles, theatres, conference halls, caterings tailor-made excursions, themed tours, exclusive teambuilding, entertainment, room gifts, speakers & experts, web tools, production, AV & technical equipment, merchandising.All hotels, restaurants, venues, activities and suppliers are always checked and tested by our team prior to being proposed.
A team of professionals with a consolidated travel experience are available to assist throughout the full operational process and help you to create tailor-made services, events, itineraries, to meet your client’s expectations at its best.
Our entire team is ready to support your planning efforts: our Project Managers are assigned to each program from the initial quotation onwards through to site inspection, operations, negotiation with suppliers, on-site supervision and final billing. They are always ready to meet and handle any type of requirement; their pro-active attitude helps with managing any adjustment or change resulting from last minute needs or changing plans; their expertise guarantees immediate control over unexpected events and prompt supply of most appropriate solutions.
Thanks to a high knowledge of destinations throughout Italy, we create unusual itineraries and unique activities, paying special attention to what’s new, trendy and up-to-date so to vary our offer.
Italy is much more than a beautiful place to visit it is full of culture art and spectacular architecture. It has been called a walk through museum each area is brimming with life and culture from north, east, south and west. The country is full of secrets in every corner waiting to be found. Each city or region has its own unique identity, its traditions, and its own customs. Italy is the perfect place for an extra special gala event, reception, wedding ceremony. It can also bring something special to a to a meeting or incentive.
Known for its beautiful scenery and artistic heritage. Tuscany is widely regarded as the true birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, and has been home to some of the most influential people in the history of arts and science, from exceptional paintings to momentous architectural structures; Tuscany is possibly the greatest place for lovers of art; artist the world over flock here to take in the beautiful language and culture. Having over 120 protected nature reserves makes Tuscany very popular with tourists attracting millions every year. Effortlessness is central to the Tuscan cuisine. Legumes, bread, cheese, vegetables, mushrooms and fresh fruit are used. Beef of the highest quality comes from the Chiana Valley, specifically a breed known as Chianina used for Florentine steak. Pork is also produced Wine is central and common produce in Tuscany. Chianti is arguably the most well known internationally. Enjoy Hiking on the various mountain paths. There is a lot to love about Tuscany from the clear blue skies and the warm sunshine the list could go on.
Located in the centre Umbria bordered by Tuscany to the west, Marche to the east and Lazio to the south. Umbria if full of picturesque rivers, hills and mountains and sensational landscapes, Umbrian agriculture is noted for its olive oil and its vineyards, which produce excellent wines, like Montefalco red wine and Grechetto white wine. Regional varietals include the white Orvieto, which draws agricultural tourists to the vineyards in the area surrounding the medieval town of the same name. Another Umbrian product is the black truffle found in Valnerina.Sometimes known as il cuor verde d'Italia (the green heart of Italy) because of the amount of greenery.
Recognised as the world’s design and fashion capital, that is influential to the music, sport, literature, art and media industries. The city is especially famous for its fashion houses. It has a rich culture in and heritage in nightlife. A unique cuisine that is famous for such dishes as Panettone and risotto alla Milanese. Milan is particularly famous musically, being the home of composer Giuseppe Verdi and the theatre Teatro alla Scala.
Also known as the City of Water and Europe most romantic city. Venice is one of the most visited cities in the world. Loved by honeymooners, and couples and famous for its canals and gondoliers; Venice has to be one of the most beautiful cities built by man. Venice has an abundance of history and art hidden within many of the architectural structures and museums. The Venice Film Festival is one of the must-see events showcasing the world's best films and actors. In the vast lagoons, you can experience the splendour within the surrounded by nature. It is too heartbreaking to imagine this sinking city may one day cease to exist, ergo it is not only important to visit the city while it still stands, but also to support causes to prevent the city from perishing.
St. The capital city of the province Bari and Apulia, it is the second most important economic centre of mainland Southern Italy. The city is well known for its port and the city of Saint Nicholas. To the north is a historic town, with the splendid Basilica of Saint Nicholas, the Cathedral of San Sabino and the Swabian Castle built for Frederick II, which is now also a major nightlife. The Murat quarter is to the south created by Joachim, this is the modern heart of the city, and a major shopping district. There are many of beautiful sights in Bari that include: Bari Cathedral, Basilica of Saint Nicholas, Swabian Castle, The Russian Church and many more Bari's cuisine, one of Italy's most traditional and noteworthy, is based on three typical agricultural products found within the surroundings.
Located at the "toe" of the Italian peninsula. It is bounded to the north by the region of Basilicata, to the south-west by the region of Sicily, to the west by the Tyrrhenian Sea, and to the east by the Ionian Sea. The main attractions are the coastline and the mountains. The coastline alternates between rugged cliffs and sandy beaches. The sea around Calabria is clear, and there is a good level of tourist accommodation. The primary mountain tourist draws are Aspromonte and La Sila, with its national park and lakes. Some other prominent destinations include Reggio Calabria, Cosenza, Scilla, and much more.
The capital of Italy located in the central western Europe. Famous artists and architects, such as Bramante, Bernini and Raphael resided for some time in Rome, contributing to its Renaissance and Baroque architecture.In 2007 Rome was the 11th-most-visited city in the world, 3rd most visited in the European Union, and the most popular tourist attraction in Italy. The city is one of Europe's and the world's most successful city brands, both in terms of reputation and assets. Myth says that Romes name derives from its founders Romulus and Remus. Italy is full of beautiful architecture and landscapes. Rome's cuisine has evolved through centuries and periods of social, cultural, and political changes. For those who want to escape the cold in their countries, some also choose to spend Christmas here because of its mild winter.
The capital of Campania, Naples is known for its rich history and art culture, architecture, music, and gastronomy.Naples has seen several civilisations come and go, each leaving traces in its art and architecture. The most prominent forms of architecture now visible derive from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods.The city is also synonymous with pizza, which originated in the city, with the first pizzas originally fried and later baked in the oven. A strong part of the Neapolitan culture which has had wide reaching effects is music, including the invention of the romantic guitar and the mandolin as well as strong contributions to opera and folk standards. There are popular characters and figures who have come to symbolise Naples; these include the patron saint of the city Januarius, Pulcinella, and the Sirens from the epic Greek poem the Odyssey.
Turin is a major city which is a business and cultural centre in northern Italy, capital of the Piedmont region, located mainly on the left bank of the Po River surrounded by the Alpine arch. Turin is a flourishing city. Which enjoys state-of-the-art technology architectural developments. The city has a rich culture and history and is known for its art galleries, restaurants, churches and other venues. The city has a rich culture and history and is known for its numerous art galleries, restaurants, churches, palaces, opera houses, piazzas, parks, gardens, theatres, libraries, museums and other venues. Turin is well-known for its baroque, rococo, neo-classical, and Art Nouveau architecture. Much of the city's public squares, castles, gardens and elegant palazzi (such as Palazzo Madama), were built by Sicilian architect Filippo Juvarra, who modelled these buildings on the Baroque and classical style of Versailles. Examples of these French-themed edifices include the Royal Palace of Turin, the Palazzina di Caccia of Stupinigi and the Basilica di Superga. Turin is sometimes called the "cradle of Italian liberty", due to its having been the birthplace and home of notable politicians and people who contributed to the Risorgimento, such as Cavour. Turin had also been the host of the 2006 Winter Olympics.
Is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea minor islands such as the Aegadian Islands, Aeolian Islands, Pantelleria, Lampedusa around it are also apart of Sicily. Sicily has its own unique culture especially with regards to the arts, music, literature, cuisine, architecture and languageThe distance between the island and mainland Italy by the Strait of Messina is about 2 miles [3 km] wide in the north, and about 10 miles [16 km] in the south of the Strait. The island is characterised by a densely mountainous landscape. The main mountain ranges are Madonie and Nebrodi in the north and Peloritani. Sicily and its surrounding islands are very interesting to people interested in beautiful landscapes.
The importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and environmental programs has soared in the last years, as executives and investors have grown increasingly aware that such programs can build reputations and make the difference. CSR practices have spread rapidly, especially over the last generation. It comes as no surprise that CSR has even become part of travel incentive programs with participants clamouring not only to have more meaning in what they do on the job but also seeking altruistic activities as part of their well-earned incentives. Today, CSR is clearly a motivating factor for attracting, retaining and rewarding employees. The challenge is to design programs that not only provide a quality experience but also fulfil employees’ desires to give back to society: rather than writing checks to various philanthropic associations, we can help our clients to make a larger commitment and a greater impact through community engagement with original and inspiring activities and programs.
Over 100 airlines offer direct flights from over 60 European cities and over 70 destinations worldwide to major Italian airports.
Major Italian international airports: Milan Malpensa, Rome Fiumicino, Venice Marco Polo, Bologna Guglielmo Marconi, Florence Peretola, Naples Capodichino, Sardinia Olbia-Costa Smeralda, Sicily Catania Fontanarossa.
NISSAN, FORD, CHRYSLER, NOTRE DAME UNIVERSITY, PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY, ADOBE, CISCO SYSTEMS, ZURICH, BNP PARIS BANK, ABBOTT, LIFE TECHNOLOGIES, MEDTRONIC, MUSGRAVE, MERCEDES, CRUMP, SANOFI, BAYER, THOMSON REUTERS, SAMSUNG, ADIDAS, VODAFONE, PERMIRA, GFS, ADIDAS, MERCK, BLACKBERRY .. and many others. Case histories and trade references available on request.