Alessandro Gualtieri

General Manager Acaya Golf Resort & SPA (Acaya, Lecce)

Until 2017, he managed Hotel Paggeria Medicea at Artimino Spa (Artimino, Prato) and personally contributed to the recognition of the Medici Villa "La Ferdinanda" (part of the Artimino Spa) as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

During his career, he had the chance to coordinate the organization of important events, including the G25 in 2004 and the NASA Solar Orbiter conference in 2015.

He has also been awarded prestigious prizes such as the "Best Tuscan Farm" in 2004, the "Best Tuscan countryside Hotel” in 1997 and in 2001, and the "Special Award for the Youngest General Manager in the Hotel Industry" in 1991.

Between 2016 and 2017 he participated in the Executive Hotel Management intensive course at the "Luiss Guido Carli Business School" in Rome and in 2008 he took part in the "Revenue Management" course, organized by QNT and held by Dr Franco Grasso.

He regularly holds lectures and seminars for the Master’s Course in "Tourism Economics and Management" at the University of Florence as well as at the Higher Technical Institutes for Tourism and the Centre for Tourist Studies.

During his career, he has provided numerous tourism consultancy services to public and private facilities. He has been a member of the BTO11 | Right here, right now Advisory Board since July 2018.