President FTO and Gattinoni Group
Is a major player in the Italian tourism economy. Founder and president of Gattinoni Group, a well-established reality in the tourism and events segments, he began his entrepreneurial journey in 1983 with the opening of a travel agency in Valmadrera (Lecco). Over the years, employees have exceeded 450, with 32 owned agencies, 1,500 affiliated agencies, and offices in Milan, Lecco, Monza, Turin, Bologna and Rome.
Today Gattinoni Group is a well-established reality in several business areas: MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Convention, Event) with its Logistic, Live Communication, Healthcare and Made in Italy divisions; Business Travel for business travel; Gattinoni Travel that packages its own leisure programming; and the two agency networks Gattinoni Mondo di Vacanze and MYNetwork.
One of the main founders of FTO - Federation of Organized Tourism/Confcommercio, Franco Gattinoni has always held the position of Vice President, until becoming President in January 2021.