The mayor of Palermo, Leoluca Orlando received on a courtesy visit Sir Rocco Forte
The mayor of Palermo, Leoluca Orlando received at Villa Niscemi on a courtesy visit Sir Rocco Forte, president of Rocco Forte Hotels, a luxury hotel chain that has recently taken over the Hotel Villa Igiea. Forte, son of Charles Forte, originally from Monforte,Frosinone, he is the owner of the Verdura Resort in Sciacca. His grandfather, Rocco Forte, emigrated to Scotland at the end of the 19th century, where he would open the Savoy Cafè years later. “The meeting – said Mayor Orlando – was an opportunity to express appreciation for the business and the business history of Rocco Forte and his family, a history of attachment to work and attachment to their roots.The presence in Palermo is confirmation of the renewed international image of our city and its potential as a tourist city that makes hospitality its distinctive mark “.
“Being in Palermo, a magnificent city, in a place as iconic as Villa Igiea represents an incredible asset for Rocco Forte Hotels – said the new owner of the prestigious city hotel – and will allow us to further enhance our offer in Sicily. It is difficult to summarize the emotion and pride that I have for this project, in which my team and I are involved with the utmost enthusiasm”.
Il sindaco di Palermo, Leoluca Orlando ha ricevuto in visita di cortesia Sir Rocco Forte