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Amendola Chillemi joins Perillo Tours

Mina Amendola Chillemi recently joined Perillo Tours after 21 years with the Italian Government Tourist Board in Chicago. With the Tourist Board, she brought the glories and charm of Italy to the Midwest tourism market. Although the Italian Tourist Board has closed operations in Chicago, Mina is continuing to promote Italy and travel in the Chicago area.

As the director of sales and marketing for Perillo Tours, her strong belief in the value of the Midwest market and her love and passion for Italy are the next frontier for Perillo Tours.

She has extensive knowledge of the tourism market in Italy and a wide-ranging network of associates that span il bel paese. Combining extensive knowledge with the warmth of Italian hospitality make Mina an ideal advocate in the Midwest travel industry.

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page,” St. Augustine once wrote.

Mina has spent her entire professional career showing the Midwest how exhilarating returning to Italy time and time again can be. Through group presentations, conventions, workshops, events and familiarization trips to Italy’s 20 regions, she has inspired thousands of travelers.

She can be reached at mina@perillotours.com.

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