VFS Global has joined hands with the Italian Embassy in New Delhi to launch ‘Casa Italia’, bringing a piece of Italy to Indian travellers right here in the city. This new pavilion is part of the Visa Application Centre located at Shivaji Stadium, and features an exclusive setting for Business travellers to Italy with an Italian look and feel.
Casa Italia is specially designed to provide business travellers the utmost comfort and convenience through the visa application process. The service provides end-to-end personalised assistance, professional guidance, privacy, a smoother visa submission process, and refreshments by Italy’s own LavAzza coffee.
H E Lorenzo Angeloni, Ambassador of Italy to India and Nepal, inaugurated Casa Italia in a formal ceremony in New Delhi on 23 May 2019. Casa Italia in New Delhi is a first-of-its-kind display of specially curated Italian brands, to promote the quality and innovation of ‘Made in Italy’ products among Indian travellers. This pavilion provides the ideal platform for renowned and upcoming Italian brands to showcase their products to visitors. It is also equipped with audio-visual mediums, making it the perfect space to highlight tourist attractions and offers in Italy.
H E Lorenzo Angeloni, said, “We are excited to launch the exclusive Casa Italia in Delhi, an all Made in Italy furnitured Visa space for the Indian business community destined to Italy. Casa Italia is a strategic addition to the innovative Visa experience that we are providing to the Indian public. We are seriously focused in reshaping the Visa experience so that it provides a truly enjoyable first glimpse of the ‘Italian way’ to any Indian business, travel, and study applicant heading to Italy.”
Vinay Malhotra, Regional Group Chief Operating Officer – South Asia, Middle East and China, VFS Global said, “We are extremely pleased to be bringing a piece of Italy to India through Casa Italia, as well as enhanced comfort through the visa application process for our corporate travellers. Our association with the Italian Embassy has been a long and strong one, and we look forward to further serving them through this exciting new venture.”