About Us


Ciao Italy Tours, formerly Ciao Italy & Carrani Tours, is a tour operator, specializing in all types of travel arrangements in Italy since 2009. We offer customized itineraries, daily sightseeing tours in private and group, private transfers, hotel reservations, train tickets, car rentals, villa rentals and fully escorted tours. We are a “one stop shop” for all Italy travel needs, with the main office in New York City. We work with travel agents on any type of request, from a simple airport transfer to the most complicated customized itinerary for individuals, small and large groups.  

Ciao Italy Tours’ heart and soul has always been a dedicated and expert team of Italy travel specialists, local tour guides, drivers, and specialized local suppliers, who have supported the company’s growth over the years with their loyalty and commitment to our clients’ satisfaction. You can always count on Ciao Italy Tours’ knowledge of the destination, the 25 years-experience in the Italian travel and hospitality industry and many local connections Ciao Italy Tours can offer to the Travel Agents communities and ultimately to the travelers

The company is owned by Guido D’Ugo and Renee Mascara – D’Ugo. In addition to their passion for Italy and travel, Guido and Renee share over 20 years of history and a beautiful family.