Meet the designers


Ivan Matta, our co-founder, is an experienced travel professional with strong specialization in the Italian destinations.

Born in the beautiful island of Sardinia, after college and work in Milan, Ivan left Italy for the States, choosing Manhattan as his primary base.

His knowledge of the European destinations and its services and products and the key players in the North American market has given him the opportunity to be a decision maker for the company he has worked for and helped them succeed.

His favorites:

Countries: Italy, France & Portugal

Cities Milan, Nice & Lisbon

Wine: Passito di Pantelleria

Dish: Fregola with clams and mussels (Sardinian dish)


Born in Venice, Sara is a knowledgeable Italy expert. She loves her city and she wants to show everyone the best Italy can offer. She graduated with a university degree in Translation, specializing in Tourism and International Trade.

Based in Venice, she represents the Europe office of the company, ready to help clients with their every need. Speaks fluent Italian, English and French.


Her favorites:

Countries: Italy & France

City: Venice, Paris & Dublin

Wine: Prosecco

Dish: Risotto with pumpkin


Born in London, Nick has spent part of his life between Spain and The UK.

He has a strong knowledge of some of the most amazing European destinations like The UK, Spain and Portugal.

Speaks fluent English, Spanish, Catalan and Portuguese.

His favorites:

Countries: England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and Spain.

City: Barcelona, London, Edinburgh 

Wine: Cava

Dish: Paella​


Born in Venice, Elena is an experienced travel professional.

She has worked with some of the most known tour operators in Europe.

Clients and colleagues appreciate her work ethic and knowledge of the Italian suppliers.

Her favorites:

Countries: Italy, Spain & France

Cities: Paris, Rome & Madrid

Wine: Prosecco

Dish: Lasagna​


Born in Rome, Michela is a passionate traveler and has traveled in all continents.

Based in Italy, she has a vast knowledge of the French, Spanish and Italian destinations.

Speaks fluent Italian and  English.


Her favorites:

Countries: Italy & France

Cities: Naples and Paris

Wine: Primitivo

Dish: chicken with wine


Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, Dee moved to New York City at the age of 12.

She has travelled extensively all over Europe and developed an incredible knowledge of some of the most beautiful European countries.

She speaks English, Bahasa Indonesia and Italian.


Her favorites:

Countries: Portugal and Ireland

Cities: Lisbon, Dublin and London

Wine: Prosecco

Dish: Risotto with pumpkin


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