RETL 592 or HRTM 590 - Luxury Management in Italy 2022

Tour Dates: May 19 - 27, 2022
Faculty Leaders: Karen Edwards and Sandy Strick
Tour Cost: $3,950 plus airfare, tuition and applicable fees

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have a completed vaccination card to enter Italy. Additional governmental regulations may apply.


Visit iconic sites and learn from luxury retail and hospitality experts in the heart of Florence, Italy!

Trip Highlights:
• Daytrip to Tuscany with a private tour and tasting at Castillo Banfi Winery
• Guided tours of the Lamborghini factory and the Righini Collection of vintage luxury autos
• Guided tours of the San Lorenzo Market, Ferragamo shoe museum, and the 5-star St. Regis hotel
• Italian cooking class with dinner
• Four personal lectures from Italian Luxury experts in hospitality, fashion, wine, and autos
• You’ll also visit the Leather School, Uffizi Museum, Acquaflor perfumerie, watch an opera in a historic church, and much more!
• Please note that events listed are subject to change based on availability.

TRIP FEES INCLUDE:
Hotel (eight nights, multiple occupancy)
Breakfast daily
In-country transportation
Three group meals including one at Castello Banfi and one at Cooking School Scuola di Cucina
Entrance to all venues and tours listed on final itinerary

Program Fee: $3,950
A non-refundable deposit of $1,975 is due by December 8, 2021 and the remaining payment of $1,975 is due by January 8, 2022

In addition to the program fee, you must register for RETL 592 or HRTM 590 for the Maymester/Summer 2022 semester.

TRIP FEES DO NOT INCLUDE: Transportation and airfare to / from Florence, Italy; tuition for RETL 592 or HRTM 590; UofSC global health insurance and UofSC Education Abroad application fees; any meals, site visits and excursions not listed on final itinerary; passports, required vaccinations, and required medical clearance documentation; personal expenses and shopping.

Please complete your application with the Study Abroad office prior to February 1, 2022.

Itinerary and venues subject to change.

COURSE CREDIT:
3 credit hours
Counts toward graduation with leadership distinction

Unless UofSC cancels travel due to Covid-19 or unforeseen events, deposit and payment for program fees are non-refundable.

Price:

$1,975.00