We enable communities to see the benefits from tourism through economic empowerment. Luxury Gold guests have the opportunity to enrich their journey by participating in a variety of unique community-led tourism experiences that directly support employment and preserve the community's distinct heritage.
Giuditta Brozzetti Workshop
The Giuditta Brozzetti Cooperative is one of the few remaining traditional frame hand weaving workshops in Italy, producing patterns reminiscent of Medieval and Renaissance textile traditions in Italy.
On Ultimate Italy discover the preserved heritage of textile loom-weaving at The Giuditta Brozzetti Cooperative, a weaver’s workshop situated inside a 13th century Franciscan church. Meet Marta, the workshop director, and learn how this medieval craft has been kept alive over the generations.
On Treasures of the Incas, meet Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez, president of The Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, and learn about her mission to preserve traditional weaving techniques and how she has succeeded in bringing weaving once more to the forefront of her community.