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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.

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.

An afternoon full of beautiful sights, wonderful food, flavorful wine, and intriguing conversations sounds like the perfect way to spend any sunny day in Italy.

AUR graduate Tiffany Burrafato (BUS ’17) has an extraordinary Event Management internship with the Rome Chamber Music Festival (http://www.romechamberfestival.org/en/) this summer, hosted in the magnificent Pietro da Cortona hall of the 17th century Palazzo BarberiniFounded and directed by American violinist Robert McDuffie, the prestigious Rome Chamber Music Festival is a celebration of classical and contemporary chamber music, and has become one of the most anticipated events on Rome’s cultural and social calendar.