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CEO of Arsenale SPA
Paolo Barletta is an entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist. Over the past decade he has successfully founded several companies, diversifying his investments in the fields of technology, fashion real estate, luxury hospitality and cinema. An eclectic innovator with an international background, Paolo is currently CEO of Arsenale SPA. Arsenale today represents a unique reality in the Made-In-Italy luxury hospitality segment, both within the national tourism panorama, and globally, by offering the first Italian model of luxury hospitality by rail. The company operates in a multi-brand perspective through two divisions: "Hospitality Hotel & Resort" and "Luxury train cruising". With structured agreements with the most important global luxury brands, Soho House, Orient Express and SD Hotel the company also includes the Orient Express La Dolce Vita project, designed in partnership with Trenitalia-GruppoFerrovie dello Stato and Fondazione FS Italiane, a fleet of six trains that will travel in Italy at the end of 2024;Dream of the Desert in partnership with Saudi Arabian Railways, and the development of another train in UAEin partnership with Etihad Railway.