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Did you know that Travel and Tourism offers endless career opportunities?

Do you think working in travel and tourism means a job as a tour guide, hotel receptionist, restaurant worker or flight attendant? Think again.

Alumnus Simone Amorico, owner of Access Italy, a top luxury tourism company with clientele including Oprah and the Obamas, returned to AUR recently to share his enthusiasm and experience in this rapidly expanding sector with students in Marketing for Travel and Tourism.

The Agriturismo Diacceroni is an organic farm in Peccioli, Italy located between Pisa, Siena, and Florence. It consists of a bed and breakfast, three farms, six ‘glamping’ tents, and one villa. Diacceroni is larger than your typical Agriturismo, hosting about 200 guests during its high season.

Rebranding an Italian cult classic: Pickwick
AUR Global Fashion marketers bring on the Millennial touch for Italian apparel giant.

Business seniors building life-long connections to the AUR network
Rafting, hiking, and saving one another from the rapids - thanks in part to alumni funding.

Castel Romano Designer Outlet Tour

Fashion Outlet Tourism: Rome’s world of affordable luxury

by Camila Campuzano
Fashion Institute of Technology, 2019; Study Abroad Student at AUR

Unforgettable Day in Ariccia

By Amanda Wotring
Business major

Not only is Rome consistently ranked a must-see (#12 on the 2017 Euromonitor International Top City Destination Rankings), but it’s at the center of every tourism trend imaginable.

EmoryEach semester, a host of U.S. study abroad students arrive at AUR’s beautiful Rome campus to experience Italian culture and enrich their studies.

On April 7, Prof Anna Sasso’s Global Fashion Marketing students indulged in a world of the Italian luxury at Castel Romano Designer Outlet, which is the perfect place to find your favorite brands at reduced prices.