While at university studying for an Architecture degree, Fabio co-founded a little hostel in Rome that is now one of the most recognized hostel brands in Italy. Recently he acquired a tour company to further expand the business and provide a 360-degree experience to its customers. Fabio has also pursued his passion for architecture developing many projects such as hospitality designs, architectural competitions, and as a speaker at industry events. He is an active member of Federalberghi (Italian Hotel Association) and Confcommercio (Italian Entrepreneur Association) from which he received in 2014 the award of ‘Most Successful Business of the Year’ for the Yellow Hostel project. He has spoken at the Hostelworld.com conferences in Bangkok and Dublin about the present and future direction of Hospitality.