Santa Barbara-based human services start-up Prontopia is addressing critical labor supply shortages in paid caregiving and tourism. Prontopia is upending the gig economy by providing eldercare and travel businesses with access to a flexible and trusted personal assistance workforce. This helps older adults age safely at home and allows travelers to be safe and feel welcome abroad.
Dall’inizio del 2020, in Italia, i servizi per ricevere la spesa a domicilio si sono moltiplicati: tra nuovi metodi e l’ampliamento di quelli esistenti, l’anno del coronavirus ha portato molte novità nell’ambito delle consegne. Sicuramente il servizio di spesa a domicilio è fondamentale per molte persone anziane, le quali, spesso in situazioni di difficoltà fisica, hanno bisogno di un aiuto per portare le cose pesanti a casa.
La Befana is celebrated in Italian communities around the world, and unlike the mean witches many of us feared as children, Befana is more a mix of household icon and Santa Claus. And we think this year, her broomstick is more important than ever!
Victoria De Maio’s Travel Tipz Italian Style will save natives the trouble of teaching visitors all the ins and outs that we sometimes take for granted… making them better guests and making your life easier!
After a year that has felt like an entire decade, we were shocked when we looked up and realized- gasp- its December 11 and there’s only 2 weeks left until Christmas! Fortunately, you still have time to get some fantastic gifts for the Italy lover in your life, as well as anyone that appreciates gifts that keep on giving. Check out our guide to the best online shopping in each of our Prontopia cities in Italy.
Whether you are a certified truffle enthusiast or still haven’t had the pleasure of tasting this Italian delicacy - we have a treat for you! The truffle season is here and although most of us can’t get out for hunting or dining out at the moment, we can all brush up on our culinary knowledge and try a new recipe (or two) with our handy guide to Italian truffles!
There are lots of ways to support community during covid based on your own capability.
Have you ever heard of San Martino, the Venetian Halloween? It's different from an American Halloween, but still fun! Here's what it is and how to celebrate it.
Florence is most known for its medieval and renaissance style art, so you might be surprised to know that there’s actually a thriving street art scene in Florence. And like all good street art, street art in Florence reflects the city’s history- and heart- in a unique way. Prontopia asked one Florentine to share her thoughts on Street Art in Florence.
Street art in Naples is slowly overtaking pizza as the #1 form of artistic expression in this ancient city. We recently took a trip to see it for ourselves...
Getting from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in time for a flight - with or without a car- can seem daunting, but there are many options to make sure you catch your flight on time without stress. Let's explore them...
Many people dream of dining in Italy, twirling their forks on a delicious pasta bolognese or eating an entire Neapolitan pizza. But those dreams can quickly turn to nightmares for those with celiac or gluten intolerance. Pizza, pasta, lasagne, bread...how to eat gluten-free in Italy and still enjoy yourself?
Se si è in un regime alimentare senza glutine, visitare una città può diventare snervante, soprattutto se non si riesce a far capo all'interrogativo su dove e come trovare opzioni senza glutine. A Roma fortunatamente non mancano né la scelta né le indicazioni per orientarsi in questo mondo.
Prontopia signed an agreement to support the 13 Guiding Principles put forth by the newly formed Future of Tourism Coalition. These transformative principles outline a bold vision to change and save the future of tourism.
Southern California is known for a lot of things: beaches, laid back lifestyle, and...terrible traffic and no public transportation. Fortunately that's not entirely true- there are plenty of transportation options in Santa Barbara that keep you out of the traffic and into the beach groove.