hospitality & tourism studies in genoa May 23 - June 10, 2016

camogli
The town of Camogli, in Liguria on the Italian Riviera.

A program to foster an appreciation for local place and culture, to learn different ways of living and ideas of comfort, service and hospitality, and to develop a critical perspective on globalization and mass tourism.

 

The Chaplin School's Patricia Sadar returns to Genoa for a 3 week Hospitality and Tourism program.

  • LIVING IN GENOA: exploring the city, local food markets and artisanal food shops, cooking lessons on Genoese cuisine, kayaking in the Mediterranean, hiking the hills above Genoa....
  • TOUR OF LIGURIAN COASTAL TOWNS: Portofino, Santa Margherita, Camogli by train and boat
  • VISITS TO MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: Rome, Florence, Milan, Pisa, Lucca
  • hiking the CINQUE TERRE

One's destination is never a place, but a new way of looking at things...

Henry Miller

hospitality 2016 port
The hospitality students at the Genoa port

cinque terre

local: genoa and towns along the ligurian coast

cinque terre

vernazza
Cinque Terre: ascent from Vernazza
corniglia
Cinque Terre: on the trail, almost to Corniglia
vernazza eggs
Cinque Terre: sign in bar in Vernazza

hike along outer walls and forts of genoa

right
Students hiking the trail along the wall and forts above Genoa, popular with locals and visitors, with Genoa and sea in backgound on left, Puin and Sperone forts in middle ground
righi
The group on the ridge, with Patricia Sadar on left

genoa

port
Overlooking the Expo area and old port of Genoa
ugo
Genoese cooking lesson with Elisa Cagelli
columbus house
In front of the (presumed) house of Christopher Columbus, Genoa
cloister
Cloister of Sant'Andrea, Genoa
ugo
Genoese dinner at Trattoria Ugo, Genoa

ligurian coastal tour: portofino, santa margherita, camogli

portofino-diana
Arriving in Portofino by boat
portofino
Portofino
camogli
Camogli

global: visits to major italian attractions

milan

milan castello
Castello Sforzesco
milan duomo
Climbing to the top of the Duomo
milan duomo
On the roof of the duomo
milan burger king
Burger King

rome

navona
Piazza Navona, Rome
trevi
Trevi Fountain, Rome
rome metro
In the Rome metro

florence

pazzi chapel
At the Pazzi Chapel, Santa Croce, Florence
florence
Gelato and smartphones in Florence
florence shopping
shopping in Florence

pisa & lucca

pisa
On the Campo dei Miracoli, Pisa
pisa
The campanile
pisa shopping
Shopping in Pisa
lucca
Lucca
lucca
Riding along the park on top of the fortified walls of Lucca

world travel & tourism council: statistics on italian tourism

wttc stats
wttc stats
Information from the WTTC / World Travel & Tourism Council Economic Impact Report, 2015