my Curriculum Vitae in English

Mike (Michele Amenta) Mike with the mic

Italian Tour Leader speaking english, french and spanish
Driver license B and CAP KB 
Technical Manager for Travel Agency & Tour Operators

    www.amentamichele.it    micheleamenta@gmail.com     +39 347 7789292  


  -  Tour leader 


in 2023

 From May to October 2023: Weekly tours for French clients: 

 - Venice- Florence - Rome: (6 times - back to back) from may 5 to october 31, 2023
 - The lakes of northern Italy (june, from 10 to 16, 2023)
 - Naples and Puglia region: (from sept. 25 to oct. 02, 2023)


 From 2018 to december 2023: Daily Tours from Florence in English, Spanish, French and Italian

 - Pisa, Lucca, San Gimignano, Siena, Chianti, Val d'Orcia, 5 Terre, Assisi etc...




   in 2022
 May 08-15 8 days  (FRE) Venice and Veneto
 May 18-25 8 days  (FRE) Tuscany and 5 Terre
 May 28 -June 05 9 days  (ITA) Authentic Sicily + Egadi islands
 June 09-18 10 days  (USA) Wien - Oberammergau - Munich
 June 26 -July 03 8 days  (ITA)  Authentic Sicily
 July  09-16 8 days  (ITA) Bordeaux and the Atlantic coast
 July 17-24 8 days  (ITA) Authentic Sicily
 Aug.07 -Sept.04 30 days  (AUS) Grand Tour Europe
 September 11-18  8 days  (FRE) Northern Italy Lakes
 September 19-23 5 days  (FRE) Apulia
 September 26-30 5 days  (FRE) Northern Italy Lakes
 October 01-05 5 days  (AUS) Venice - Florence - Rome
 October 07-15 9 days  (FRE) Naples - Capri - Amalfi - Apulia


since 2018 
 for Boscolo Tour S.p.a. :  - Netherlands (twice)  - Normandy and Brittany
 -  Amsterdam, Flanders and Rhine   - Sardinia (twice)  - Sicily - Classic Tour (4 times)
 - Authentic Sicily (3 times)  - Aeolian islands  - Cinque Terre & Tuscany
 for Plus Belle l'Europe (french T.O.)  - Milan, Venice and Lakes (2019)
 for other Tour Operators :
 Pagliarini VIaggi:  - Madrid and Andalusia  - New Year's Eve in Paris
 Top Viaggi Srl:  - Paris and Loire's castles   - Paris and London
 - Benelux (3 times)
 Armando Galea Viaggi  - Liguria and Côte d'Azur  - Rome and Assisi





Languages (passion and predisposition)

- Master in "Business Economics and Management"
- Qualified  "Technical Manager of Travel Agency"
- Qualified "Tour Leader" (authorized by Italian law) 
- Qualified "Tourist Services Operator"
- Technical Diploma for Surveyors
- English:  Excellent / Fluent
- French:  Excellent / Fluent
- Spanish:  Excellent / Fluent
- Romanian:  good enough
- Russian and German:  Basic not good enough
Level of computer knowledge: Programmer / Webmaster
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Front Page, Access), and programming languages Html and Asp,I have created websites with e-commerce (payment by credit card or bank transfer

-       Excellent managerial and organizational skills

-       Predisposition to "problem solving" and teamwork
-       Availability for business trips both in Italy and abroad
-       EXPORT MANAGER: training course (Shipping, International Contracts and Customs Regulations)



    In summary:

 -          I started working in tourist villages as an entertainer and sports instructor,
 -     after a two-year course I worked as a Tour Leader/Guide of Sicily for french tourists
 -         Tour Leader for italian groups, traveling by bus, train, ship and plane in Europe,
 -         then "Tour Organizer in Travel Agency", and I got the qualification as 
 -         Technical Director for Travel Agencies and Tour Operators in 1989
 -         Contract Manager and Sales Manager for Tour Operators specialized in groups of students and adults
 -         Owner and Director of Travel Agency in Rimini and Tour Operator in Bucharest (Romania)
 -     For work reasons I lived in Oxford (GB), Paris (F) and Bucharest (RO)
 -     Tour Leader on multilanguage tours of Tuscany and Liguria, in english, spanish, french and italian 


other experiences in tourism

-    Sports instructor (Valtur Brucoli - Villaggio Capo Alaua)  (3 seasons)
-    Entertainer (Hotel Club Zagarella) and Chief Entertainers (La Perla Jonica)
-    Tourist Guide and Tour Leader of Sicily in French (Aerotourisme)                     (3 seasons)
-  Travel Agent                                                                                                          (3 years)
     -    Sale at the travel desk for individuals and “ad hoc” travel arrangements 
         (Cagidemetrio Ancona and Incontri Europei  Macerata, Travel Agency)
-  Contract Manager    (7 years)
       For Tour Operators specialized in group travel for adults and students
       (based in Rimini and in the Republic of San Marino)
- Tour  Organizer   (Arrow Jet – In Tours Rimini)  (4 years)
   Organization of trips to sea and thermal rest holidays for adult/3rd age groups
   (Municipalities and Associations)
 - Manager and Organizer in the sectors
    -   Tourism: Purchase and sale of tourist packages
    -   Shopping Tour for Russians: (wholesale: Clothing, Footwear, Leather, Machinery and Equipment)
- Owner of Travel Agency-Tour Operator                                                       (5 years)
    -    Rimini : Ponte Tiberio Viaggi  
    -    Bucharest : Marco Polo – Incoming Tour Operator e corrispondent for Romania 

I traveled a lot for work and I know well:

     -  Italy (all) - Spain (all) - France (all) - Austria (all) - Romania (all)
     -  London - Oxford - Amsterdam - Brussels - Munich - Berlin - Budapest - Bucharest and Prague.


my experiences in other areas

 -  Teacher in private lessons for the use of the Personal Computer, Internet and Social Network
     (MS Office - Windows - Internet - email - Video Conference - Facebook - Google - Excel ...)
 -  Expert Consultant lessons for students of the 4th and 5th year (Istituto Tecnico Alberghiero) 
    in Hotel Marketing and Tourism Marketing
 -  Interpreter at fairs and events (Best Union Rimini) in English - French and Spanish
 -  from 2009 to 2015 owner of a company specialized in the organization of Conferences, 
    Seminars and Professional Training Courses in technical and administrative sector,
    in collaboration with National Training Institutions and Professional Associations throughout Italy


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