Torre Fiore Featured in Hospitality Design

September 28, 2011

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Mario Di Paolo

September 28, 2011

“Turning a 16th century fortified masseria built to defend against invaders in Basilicata, Italy, into a unique hotel called Torre Fiore was a perfect challenge for Ralph Giannone and Pina Petricone, principals of Giannone Petricone Associates in Toronto. “We are a Canadian family of Italian descent returning to our native Basilicata, with the desire to create a contemporary foothold for a ‘gentle invasion’ by travelers eager to venture deep into this little-known yet extraordinary culture,” they explain. “Respectfully restored, its heritage intact, and outfitted for the 21st century with a host of modern comforts, Torre Fiore has been transformed into an intimate 4‑Star hotel, ‘at-the-ready’ for its new invasion.” Read the full article here.