Since 1975 Vice President of World Travel Jet DMC and from 2006 General Manager of F.A. Travel Tour Operator & DMC. From the very beginning of his career, when the Sardinian Tourism business was taking its first steps, he become aware of the potential of Sardinia as an important destination in the leisure business. At the beginning of the 80s Franco Atzeri opened the doors of Sardinia to the big European Tour Operators such as Neckerman, Thomas Cook, Kuoni Reisen and many more, giving them an always punctual and efficient service.
In 1990 Franco Atzeri understood that the right time for Sardinia to play an important role in Europe as base for important international events had arrived, an important one was the Ford Mondeo launch in 2000, which hosted in Sardinia more than 20’000 international car dealers in a back to back operation lasting one month. Today, thanks to his personality and professionalism, Franco Atzeri represents the key to success of F.A. Travel Tour Operator and DMC.
Born in 1976, he graduated in Economics in 2000. Son of Franco Atzeri, a very well known travel agent in Sardinia, Andrea inherited his father’s passion for tourism. From 2001 to 2006 he was the Marketing Manager of one of the most important Travel Agencies in Cagliari. The 14th of February 2006 he has officially created F.A. Travel Tour Operator & DMC, as CEO.
Since then, he has been in charge of the agency, always finding the best solutions to reposition it in the market. His main goal with F.A. Travel DMC is to extend the Incentive Travel Market in Sardinia to Autumn and Winter seasons, aiming at resources such as golf, wellness, sailing and gastronomy. All activities are tailor-made, based on a deep knowledge of the territory and always combine professional skills with creativity and a great passion for tourism.
After having studied in Germany and graduated from the Cagliari University, I started working in the DMC business, incentives programming and congresses. My complete fluency in German, English and Italian has led me to deal with companies from all over the world, focusing on Sardinia as a premiere destination for meetings and events. I speak Italian, English and German. Now in F.A. Travel Tour Operator & DMC, I work at the DMC Forte Village Resort Dept.
I have been working in the tourism field for the last thirty years and I still do, with passion and enthusiasm. I have collaborated with internationally known hotel chains and I have worked both in the outgoing and incoming departments in a travel agency. I have a BA in languages and I speak Italian, English and German. Presently in F.A. Travel Tour Operator & DMC, I work at the Main Office in Cagliari.
After the technical business diploma, I continued with professional training with an important business consultant. Thanks to this experience and a marked aptitude for the above subject, I had the chance to work for one of the biggest Travel Agencies in Sardinia, where in ten years I have increased my knowledge, above all in travel agency and tour operator administration. From 2007 I have been working for the F.A. Travel as Administration Dept. Manager.
After graduating in Foreign Languages and Literatures, I attended two courses in Communication and Organization of Cultural and Performing Events, and I worked with various agencies in the context of Medical Congresses and then arrived at the DMC with FA Travel. I speak English and Spanish
After the degree in international Economics and Management, I got a master in Economic of Tourism during which I have started working in the tourism industry in a small tour operator based in Milan. After the Master I came back to Sardinia where I started working in the group and incentive office of an hotel chain in the north of the island. After 7 years’ experience in the hotel industry, from 2017 I work in the office based in Olbia of F.A. Travel DMC. I speak Italian and English.