ITALY - MILAN
Journalist: Franco Cogoli is a photographer who has been traveling since he was a child, and appreciates traditions and different ways of life. He worked for local papers until 2000, when he published his first report on Alaska in the monthly "Weekend viaggi". Since then, he has worked in all the prominent tourist magazines like Bell'Italia, in which he is a columnist, Bell'Europa, InViaggio, Meridiani, Traveller, Tuttoturismo and ItinerariTravel.
‘Bell' Europa' is one of the most prominent tourist monthlies in Italy, featuring a great number of reports on Croatia. The article entitled "Croatia - Korčula, the Caribbean of Europe - in Search of the hidden treasure" offers a beautiful account of the Island of Korčula in the text and the accompanying photographs, which is made plain by the title. Apart from its beauty, the island is portrayed as having a rich history that is still conserved in its many sites.
Size: 10 pages
Estimated value: 250,000 €
Date of publication: July, 2008
ITALY - ROME
Journalist: Giorgio Bartolomucci is Editor-in-Chief of the magazines Area Wellness - La Pelle - La Pelle Beauty. He has been working as a journalist and publisher since 1988. He collaborates with various papers and magazines (Panorama, Penthouse, La Repubblica, Paese Sera, Essere, Gambero Rosso) and TV programs (Italia Sera, Tam Tam, Droga che Fare, La posta del cittadino, TG3). He has published more than 50 scientific works and has published or edited seven books, of which he is either author or co-author.
The report entitled "In Croazia per la Wellness SPA dell'Ambasador di Opatija" covers Opatija, the cradle of Croatian tourism which has always attracted royalty, and, today, is attracting a great number of tourists in all seasons thanks to its mild climate and rich wellness offer. The report highlights the Opatija's exclusiveness and the high quality services provided by the Liburnija hotel company, especially the "Five Elements" Wellness & Spa hotel Ambasador.
Size: 7 pages
Estimated value: 17,500 €
Date of publication: January/February, 2008
ITALY - MILAN