RETL 592 or HRTM 595.001 - Luxury Management in Italy 2023

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Tour Dates: May 18 - 26, 2023
Faculty Leaders: Karen Edwards and Sandy Strick
Tour Cost: $3,950 plus airfare, tuition and applicable fees

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 tour of the Lamborghini factory and museum
• Visit to Parma with lunch and tour of Parmesan cheese processing plant
• Guided tours of the San Lorenzo Market, Ferragamo shoe museum, and the 5-star St. Regis hotel
• Italian cooking class with dinner
• Walking tours and three lectures from Italian Luxury experts in hospitality, fashion, and wine
• You’ll also visit the Leather School, Uffizi Museum, a perfumery, watch a live opera performance, and much more!

*Please note that events listed here and on final itinerary are subject to change based on business necessity.

Program Fees Include:
• Hotel (eight nights, multiple occupancy)
• Breakfast daily
• In-country transportation
• Four group meals including lunches in Parma and Tuscany (Castello Banfi) and dinners in Florence (welcome dinner and cooking class)
• Entrance to all venues and tours listed on final itinerary

Program Fees Do Not Include:
• Transportation and airfare to / from Florence, Italy
• Tuition for RETL 592 or HRTM 595.001
• UofSC global health insurance (~ $30)
• Trip Interruption insurance (required)
• UofSC Education Abroad application fee (~ $150)
• Meals, site visits and excursions not listed on final itinerary
• Passports, any required vaccinations and/or medical treatment/testing/documentation
• Personal expenses and shopping

Price per student is $3,950 + tuition (separate) for RETL 592 or HRTM 595.001, UofSC global health insurance and Education Abroad fee. Program fees are non-refundable. If the program is cancelled by UofSC prior to departure, recoverable costs will be refunded.

This trip is limited to 18 participants and is expected to fill quickly; reserve your space by submitting your first payment soon.

Reserve your space by Dec. 8, 2022. Please complete your application with the Education Abroad Office prior to Feb. 1, 2023. You must register and pay for RETL 592 or HRTM 595 no later than May 1, 2023.

Payment Deadlines:

1st Program Fee payment of $1,975 — due by Dec. 8, 2022

2nd Program Fee payment of $1,975 — due by Jan. 8, 2023

Program fees are not refundable.