The sun is shining, the sea is shimmering, and the tables are set: Italy is open! To celebrate, I’ve paired four iconic Italian destinations with sublime properties offering extra special VIP perks. Choose one or combine them all to embark on a grand tour!

Whatever your travel style may be, my travel partners are ready to welcome you this year with above and beyond treatment. I recommend getting in touch pronto as demand for this coveted destination is beginning to increase. You could wait another year to visit this Bel Paese (beautiful country), but why would you? After all, life is sweet and Italy is meant to be savored.



Rome is as energizing and addictive as its delicious espresso. One of the oldest cities in the world, wandering its cobbled streets that lead to fascinating ancient ruins is like taking a stroll through history.

Situated on 15-acres of private parkland in the heart of the city is Rome Cavalieri, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel. After a day of exploration, marvel at the hotel’s prestigious art collection on your way to pour yourself a Roman bath in your luxurious suite, or enjoy an indulgent treatment at the spa. Don’t miss the opportunity to dine at La Pergola, located on the hotel’s expansive rooftop with views of the Vatican. This three-star Michelin restaurant is widely considered the best in the city.

VIP Private Perks: Travel before year-end to receive a complimentary 3rd night! Plus, $100 resort credit, complimentary daily breakfast, early check-in/late check-out, and a complimentary upgrade.

Ask for details



If your Italian daydreams include sipping wine and sunbathing under the Tuscan sun, look no further than Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco. Located within UNESCO’s Val d’Orcia Natural Park and in the heart of the Brunello di Montalcino wine-making region, this 5,000-acre country estate is nothing short of spectacular.  Stay in one of the estate’s 42 stylish suites offering sunny sitting rooms, soaking tubs, and private terraces with panoramic views of the countryside. Or make yourself at home in a Tuscan villa with exquisite landscaped gardens and heated, stone-clad swimming pools.

Immerse yourself in the world of Tuscan wine at the on-site winery (practically a requirement), or take a scenic drive to explore nearby Medieval and Renaissance hill towns. If you’re eager to roll up your sleeves, learn to cook a delectable three-course Tuscan meal in a private cooking lesson or embrace adventure on a guided truffle hunt.

VIP Private Perks: Travel before year-end to receive a complimentary 4th night — or stay 7 nights and receive 2 for free! Plus,100 spa credit, complimentary daily breakfast, early check-in/late check-out, and a complimentary upgrade.

Ask for details



Home to many masterpieces of the Renaissance, Florence is a city for lovers of art in its many forms —  architecture, sculpture, food, music, fashion… the list is as endless as the possibilities the city holds.

To that end, it’s fitting to stay in a boutique property as historic and artful as they come — Hotel Brunelleschi was actually built within a 6th century Byzantine tower and the medieval San Michele Church. With rooms and suites overlooking some of the city’s most iconic sites like the Duomo, Piazzetta del Giglio square and Via dei Calzaiuoli, this property is truly one of the crown jewels of Florence. Simply reach out to receive additional details on the many exclusive offers and opportunities in store for you.

VIP Private Perks: Exclusive offers include 20% discounts on select suites and unique gourmet and cultural experiences. Receive one-way private transfers, champagne and flowers, your own personal concierge, and more. Plus, $70 dining credit, bottle of prosecco, complimentary daily breakfast, early check-in/late check-out, and a complimentary upgrade.

Ask for details



If Italy’s cities are known for the masterpieces created by the hands of mankind, then Capri is known for its stunning natural beauty. Capri has charmed visitors for centuries with its vibrant culture and striking vistas.

Located in Anacapri, a secluded corner of the island with gorgeous panoramic views, Capri Palace Jumeirah is as stylish as it is scenic. It has its own private beach club located “two-steps away” from the famous Blue Grotto, and there are a variety of room types to choose from — including inspiring suites dedicated to renowned 20th century painters and prominent personalities. In short, this property is colorful, fun, and flavorful, with Michelin-starred restaurants offering impeccable culinary experiences.

VIP Private Perks: Exclusive offers include 10% off your stay of 2 or more nights; complimentary 5th night; or a complimentary 3-hour private boat tour with a 5-night stay. Plus, $100 dining credit, complimentary daily breakfast, early check-in/late check-out, and a complimentary upgrade.

Ask for details