Sabrina Talarico has been a freelance travel journalist since 1997. She is a member of the executive committee of the Italian National Order of Journalists. Stefano Passaquindici is the president of the Italian Tourist Group Press, a professional association of journalists, photographers, and documentary filmmakers that celebrate and promotes global tourism and travel. Since 1991, the Italian Tourist Group Press (GIST: Gruppo Italiano Stampa Turistica) has been the professional association for Italian journalists, photographers, and documentary filmmakers who focus on tourism and travel. The Group is a member of the ETP (European Travel Press).