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Guidebook Publisher

Luxury Tour Operator


As ambassadors to our partners, we introduce Americans to the idea that hotels are more than just places to sleep, and we make it clear to our clients that the properties we work with offer an experience beyond their expectations. Mr. & Mrs. Italy connects your breathtaking property with our luxury clientele, beyond the room nights. By immersing our travelers in all your property has to offer, from dining experiences to personalized tours, together we create unforgettable and distinctive travel experiences that brings guests back year after year.


With seven published travel guides, our curated hotel collection is esteemed by travelers and travel professionals alike, and over 20 years of partnership with some of Italy’s premier properties, and countless perfectly tailored, distinctive vacations, Mr. & Mrs. Italy continues to be the go-to choice for  sophisticated and discerning travelers.


Our Handpicked Italy guidebook, now in it’s seventh edition, is a key part of how we direct travelers to your breathtaking property. This beautiful and informative guidebook demonstrates our expertise and immense knowledge of Italy, and our exclusive collection of properties.


This valuable resource is distinguished by stunning visual guides that direct readers to the best luxury accommodations for authentic experiences, allowing travelers to feel more like locals than tourists. Handpicked Italy offers a diverse selection of properties throughout Italy that are more than just places to stay. Whether located in the heart of Rome or in the rolling hills of Tuscany, our handpicked accommodations offer visitors the opportunity to engage firsthand with the people and traditions that make Italy so remarkable.


Our carefully selected collaborations prioritize unique experiences and fruitful relationships for hotels, vendors, and travelers alike. We know travel is not a one-size-fits-all business, and so with considerable consultation in which we come to understand our travelers’ unique needs, interests, passions and style, we handpick the perfect property that matches them, a place that offers an incredible opportunity to immerse in their desired authentic Italian experiences. With our guidance, guests take advantage of all your property has to offer, and find reasons to return, year after year.


From culinary immersion to private excursions, our clients are discerning, luxury travelers,

seeking authenticity in every location.


From Baby Boomers celebrating milestones, to Millennial honeymooners, our clients range in ages and interests, but they are all united by their desire to enjoy the very best that Italy has to offer, and they look to us for our insight.



Mr. & Mrs. Italy travelers are seeking luxury experiences that feel authentically Italian. They are well-heeled and well-traveled, and eager to indulge in Italian culture in a beautiful and unique setting.


Our clients come to us for advice on where to sleep, eat, drink, and explore all over Italy,

and they never forget the amazing experiences we create with our partners.


"Villa La Massa treated us like kings; they were so nice and the service was amazing! Our private anniversary dinner in the wine cellar is an experience we'll never forget."


"Castello del Nero took our breath away. We went to take a tour of their spa and ended up having a treatment right then, and we used the included spa privileges every day.”

Castello di Ugento

"Il Castello di Ugento, Puglia was UNBELIEVABLE... it may be one of the most special places I have ever stayed. The dinners at Castello were so incredibly special."


With over 20 years of experience, industry leaders and travelers alike seek out Mr. and Mrs. Italy’s insight, expertise, and curated collection of partners. We collaborate with client-focused networks to guarantee exposure for the Italian properties that we represent.

New York Times

Travel Show Exhibitors

Our participation at the New York Times Travel Show provides your hotel with exposure at the travel industry’s leading destination for direct-to-consumer representation. With the Times’ substantial outreach, the show brings together over 32,000 participants looking for premier experiences, from 176 countries. With ample publicity from the New York Times’ network, show attendees arrive having researched exhibitors, and they know exactly who we are, what we do, and are excited to start working with us.

Luxury Italy Specialist

Zicasso Travel Network

This company matches clients with the top 1% of experts in the industry, and in 2017 they sought our expertise as their premier high-end Italy travel specialist. Each prospective Zicasso referral is immediately directed to our hotel collection and guidebook.


Zicasso has been recognized as one of the "Best Travel Websites" by Travel + Leisure and has been repeatedly featured in top-tier press such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Conde Nast Traveler, Fodor's, and more.


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