Select Italy Makes The Travel + Leisure 2013 A-List of Top Travel Advisors

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The company receives the prestigious award for the 12th year in a row, confirming its reputation of the ultimate source for travel to Italy.

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This is an award not only for Andrea as a person but the company as a whole. [...] A company that in the past 16 years has built a reputation of being the absolute best in business for state-of-the art itineraries to Italy and Croatia.

For the twelfth consecutive year Select Italy was selected as one of the top travel agents in the Travel + Leisure A-List, the comprehensive list of the world’s outstanding travel agents, with this year’s A-List status being awarded to only 161 of the industry’s best in the world.

Whether you are booking an arctic cruise, a rustic retreat in Tuscany, or a safari in Zambia, an excellent travel agent can make all the difference, transforming your basic trip into a life-changing experience. Travel + Leisure® understands this better than anyone, and its editors evaluated hundreds of agents before selecting their favorites for the twelfth annual A-List of Top Travel Advisors. This exclusive list is organized by area of expertise and provides detail descriptions of the honorees, including their specialties, years as an agent, and contact information. The A-List is featured in the October issue of Travel + Leisure, which has appeared on newsstands since September 20th.

Since the inception of the Travel + Leisure A-List, Select Italy has been present in the person of its founder Andrea Sertoli, who considered the inclusion into the list a significant achievement and a recognition of his desire to offer a specialized, tailored travel service with the ability to create state-of-the-art tours and customized itineraries.

During his 12-year tenure on the Travel + Leisure A-List, Andrea and Select Italy have proffered Dream Destinations and insider’s travel tips upon the A-List agent designation. This year’s destination is the stunning, eight-room Relais Monaci delle Terre Nere in Sicily, a 40-acre farm and vineyard turned resort, nestled on the slopes of the volcano, Etna.

“We are very proud of the inclusion of Andrea's name in the 2013 A-List of the World's top travel agents. This is an award not only for Andrea as a person but the company as a whole,” says Beth Rubin, Master trip planner and Sales Manager at Select Italy, “a company that in the past 16 years has built a reputation of being the absolute best in business for state-of-the art itineraries to Italy and Croatia.”

In addition to the award winning customized itineraries, the Internet-based travel company headquartered in Chicago, IL with localized sites for the United States, China, Russia, Brazil, and more organizes private journeys, tours, hotel reservations, car rentals, yacht charters, vacation packages and various attractions and services. Boasting the industry’s widest selection of unique vacation options, the company is happy to offer all of the services via their award-winning website or by contacting the offices directly via telephone. For more information, visit

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Andrea Guglielmino
Select Italy
Toll-free: (877) 418-8870

About Select Italy

Select Italy is The Ultimate Source for Travel to Italy® and offers a wide array of superior Italian travel products and services, including customized itineraries, state-of-the-art tours and packages, wedding/honeymoon trips, unique culinary classes, a complete pre-departure ticketing service for museums and musical events, private guided services, yacht charters, transportation, hotel reservations, villa bookings and more. Through a vast network of suppliers and cultural contacts, anything and everything you need for optimum Italian travel -- and now Croatian travel, too – is possible at Select Italy. Based in Chicago with an office in New York and representatives in Italy, in 2010 Select Italy opened a full-service branch in Shanghai, China.

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