charming streets of old  Tuscany, Italy; Shutterstock ID 180915923; PO: Citalia
charming streets of old  Tuscany, Italy; Shutterstock ID 180915923; PO: Citalia

Our Partners

At Citalia we’re always daydreaming about our next Italian escape, and we know our guests are too! That’s why we only partner with people who share the same love and passion for Italy as we do.  

From our Brand Ambassador, Gennaro Contaldo to authentic pasta makers, we bring Italy to life through these exciting partnerships. 

Interested in partnering with us?

We’re always looking for brands and partners that wish to showcase the real Italy! If your brand shares the same passion for Italy we do, then contact us at [email protected].    

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Gennaro Contaldo

Celebrity chef, Gennaro Contaldo has been Citalia’s trusted Brand Ambassador for over 9 years! We've been working with him to bring you recommendations, first-hand knowledge, and love for all things Italy. As an Italian chef, Gennaro is a passionate expert that strives to bring the real Italy to our guests.  

View Gennaro’s page to discover his Italian guides, recipes, and childhood stories! 
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We’ve partnered with De'Longhi, who thrive through a unique combination of quality, innovation, and style. Their leading domestic appliances head up the industry and we are pleased to have collaborated with them for the London Coffee Festival competition, April 2023.

Readers Digest

Reader's Digest has built 100 years of trust with a loyal audience and has become the largest circulating magazine in the world. We’ve partnered with them to produce regular travel guides and top tips on places to visit for their readers.  

The Travel Diaries with Holly Rubenstein

We frequently feature and support Holly Rubenstein’s, podcast series, The Travel Diaries. Holly’s passion for travel and special guest interviews mean Italy is fondly discussed in many episodes.  

Season 8 kicks off with The Hairy Bikers as they pick Southern Italy, Calabria and Puglia, as their favourite place to eat in the world because of its cucina povera. In a later episode, Wolfgang Puck chooses Sardinia as his all-time favourite destination.  

You can listen to all her episodes here.

Citalia x Nonna Tonda

In Summer 2022, we partnered with Nonna Tonda, an authentic pasta delivery service, to bring the taste of Italy directly to our guests. Gennaro Contaldo was invited to their kitchen to cook up a storm - check out the delicious recipe they created together!
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Citalia x Pasta Evangelists

We wanted to bring Italy to you with a partnership to get your tastebuds tingling and daydreaming about your Italian travel plans. 

We partnered with Pasta Evangelists to bring our guests some wonderful recipes inspired by our favourite regions. Each recipe focuses on traditional, local ingredients, allowing you to have your own authentic taste experience from the comfort of your own home.
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We have been helping our customers discover the real Italy for 95 years now. Our experience and expertise, together with our attention to detail and personal touch, really does make us the leading Italian holiday specialist.

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