Founded in 1997, Select Italy has been successfully working in the travel
industry and has been recognized as a vibrant, reliable, trustworthy and fast-growing company.
Today, Select Italy is a thriving full service company with an innovative website that offers the
industry's widest selection of vacation options for the Italy traveler, like you.
Select Italy's team is made up of highly qualified travel experts and
specialists that will help you design your dream trip to Italy and turn your holidays into an
unforgettable experience that will exceed your expectations.
Andrea Sertoli founded Select Italy in 1997 with a vision to deliver the finest,
Italian guided services, accommodations and cultural events to Americans. Today, Select Italy
realizes the fairytale trips of travelers worldwide with offices in Chicago, New York, Italy and
Shanghai. Select Italy has led the industry for exclusive travel to Italy since its inception–
and we're just getting started.
Many of our specialists call Italy home, others call Italy their
oasis, all consider it paradise; our bilingual staff of Italian art historians, academics and
economists channel their respective specialties through Select Italy with fervor to deliver a
unique combination of services to travelers and travel agents. Through a vast network of
suppliers and cultural contacts, almost anything in the way of Italian and –most recently–Croatian travel is possible right here, at Select Italy.
Since 1997 Select Italy has designed unique trips for over 20,000 satisfied
customers, and in doing so, established deep connections with suppliers and amassed a great deal of
experience regarding best practices to make sure clients get the most out of their experience.
Select Italy has been included on the Travel+Leisure A-list from 2002-2015 as "The best of
the best" - travel specialists who always deliver.
Their recommended "Dream Trip" to Italy has been featured annually in the
magazine's September issue. Select Italy is a Preferred Vendor member of MAST (Midwest Agents
Selling Travel), and a Travel Supplier Allied Member of ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents).
Furthermore, Select Italy is an accredited member of IATAN (International Airlines Travel Agent
Network) the premier international travel agent association. In 2005, the company received the
Better Business Bureau's Online Reliability Seal.
Select Italy's reputation for excellence does not stop at travel. With its
comprehensive travel offerings and user-friendly format, it is no surprise that our website has been
recognized with top honors as one of the industry's most innovative. In 2005, Select Italy received
an Ultra Web Award, honoring websites that "stand above the crowd." And in 2005 and 2006, our site
was nominated for a Webby award, one of only five nominees in the Tourism category. Additionally,
SelectItaly.com received a Maestro award which applauds Webmaster excellence.