Valpolicella, Italy

Springtime for Italian Innovation

Last spring, my wife, Tricia, and I had the opportunity to meet Camilla Rossi Chauvenet, an Italian Tourpreneur in Northern Italy. Her winery, Massimago, is challenging convention in the traditional viticultural region of Valpolicella. https://vine.co/v/eHA20EUq6xK Nestled in the foothills of the Italian Alps, the Valpolicella wine-growing region is sprinkled with incredible Italian villas; a legacy of the heady days … Continue reading Springtime for Italian Innovation

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Marketing the $30,000 International Destination Wedding

Here is a possible tourism business idea for 2014: international destination weddings. A recent article in CNNMoney indicates that the average American wedding costs US$30,000. Here’s a breakdown of the biggest costs: Wedding Venue & Catering = $13,385 Engagement Rings = $5,598 Musical Bands for the Reception = $3,469 Flowers and Other Decor = $2,069 … Continue reading Marketing the $30,000 International Destination Wedding