Destination specialist and B2B leisure luxury travel expert Nord America Monaco Government Tourist Office, New York
Originally from Italy, Maria G. Tuttocuore has over 20-year experience in the luxury and ultraluxury travel industry as well as destination management and marketing.
After graduating in Italy, she started working in the travel industry and never looked back.
Tourism became such a passion that she moved to the USA to pursue a master degree in Tourism and Travel Management at the New York University.
She matured further experience with the Leading Hotels of the World and the New York State Department of Tourism. She did some consulting for New York University and Phocuswright and joined the Monaco Government Tourist Office where she covered a range of positions and collaborated with the Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer (Monte Carlo Casino, Hôtel de Paris, Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, Monte-Carlo Beach Hotel, Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort), the Hôtel Metropole Monte-Carlo, the Fairmont Monte Carlo, Le Méridien Beach Plaza and the Columbus Monte-Carlo.
She has also worked with the Consulate General of Monaco in the USA, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation USA chapter, the Princess Grace Foundation USA, the Princess Charlene Foundation USA, and IGLTA to name a few.
Besides her strong understanding of luxury hospitality, Maria has developed a sincere interest in sustainability and inclusivity, advocating for their gradual and consistent integration in the tourism sector.