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About Us


We offer the best of travel and represent the best of luxury. With a vast portfolio of preferred partners – top hotels, luxury yacht charters, private tour operators, and many more. Our travel advisors know how to truly celebrate you, designing haute couture experiences around your needs.


With a team of luxury specialty travel experts, we are able to offer you an exhaustive list of 24-karat holiday ideas to choose from, and subsequently build on your choice to realise a one-off holiday package fine-tuned to your taste.

We work closely with you to design a suitable holiday, assist you throughout your stay in Italy and offer you access to our online post-holiday activities after your return home.

After more than 30 years spent in the banking and financial sector, covering strategic senior management roles, Umberto has decided to devote himself to the development of ILC, having overseen the project from the very beginning. He has a broad and solid managerial background with a strong international vocation and, thanks to his professional experience, he is now an expert within the national business environment, particularly the tourism sector, where he has developed a network of contacts of excellence. Among his ambitious goals, the most important is the inclusion of  ILC among the international players in luxury travels and exclusive events.

Email: u.pelargonio@italianluxury.consulting


Having held leadership positions in diverse companies operating over multiple jurisdictions in multiple countries, Matteo is an energetic achiever with a big-picture vision and a savvy strategist with a strong track record. He started off in his career working with leading shipping companies. He later joined the Italian national airline where he worked for 35 years. He also worked as a consultant for various private airlines. With a history of international career success, Matteo offers a wide range of multicultural advantages useful in leveraging relationships with corporate and public leaders.

Email: m.cavallaro@italianluxury.consulting


Santo is an achievement-driven and enthusiastic professional with more than 30 years’ experience in the Travel industry. He is responsible for steering ILC’s travel operations in the right direction and with an up- to-date knowledge of best practices within the industry and a solid background, he guarantees the delivery of quality customer service vital to growing a loyal clientele base.

Email: s.david@italianluxury.consulting


Donatella has been a travel expert for over 20 years. She has a track record working with leading Italian tour operators, travel agencies and travellers. Other than being her profession, travelling is also her passion, and a passion she transmits to her clients. Her role in ILC is to develop new synergies with international partners and introduce Italy to their clients.

Email: d.darpa@italianluxury.consulting


Born Nigerian, resides in Devon, UK, Emma is a published author, artist and certified teacher of English as Second Language (ESL). She is passionate about Italy and history and her debut novel ‘The Dark Intruder -The First book’, published in 2012, is a historical romancefiction set in nineteenth century Italy, during the Italian Risorgimento. She develops all written contents conveyed through our website and print materials.

Email: emma.ibegbulem@italianluxury.consulting


Izabela is responsible for the coordination and management of Travel Managers, Guides and Interpreters. Born in Wroclaw (Poland), with a degree in Psychology, she is a multilingual professional with experience in the area of Human Resources. She is passionate about Italy. She lives in Rome and works as an official Tour Manager, licensed by the Metropolitan City of Rome Capital. She also collaborates with leading tour operators.


Born Italian, Luciano has worked as a freelance Travel Photographer and Tour Leader for over 20 years, documenting voyages of life and discovery with a new eye and an ambitious spirit. He collaborates with ILC to produce imagery, ensur-ing high-quality creative shoots, leading members of the Photography team and providing mentoring.


Our ideal partners are local travel advisors, tour operators and travel agents acting as reference persons for the selected customer cluster and it is their duty to develop streams of incoming travellers based on their direct knowledge and contacts.

Each partner will have an innovative service package made available to him/her. With a personalised reserved area integrated with the ILC website, every partner will have access to a constantly updated collection of travel ideas which they will then customise to suit their customer type. It will allow the partners to build relationships and loyalty in clients by better providing for their needs.


At ILC Italy is not just a destination, it is a passion, and luxury is a way of life. If you share our commitment and enjoy offering travellers the very best and working with an international team, you’ll fit right in.

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