Colosseum From Above: Secure For Your Clients State-of-the-Art Experiences Hand-picked By Italy Experts

Olive Tree Escapes was among the first groups who visited the newly restored top floor of the Colosseum.

CHICAGO, IL – After more than 40 years, the 4th and 5th floors of the Colosseum have re-opened to the public. One of the most popular ancient buildings in the world, visited by more than 6.4 million people in 2016 alone, has inaugurated two new levels that promise a view like no other. Olive Tree Escapes (, a bespoke tour operator specialized in Italy and Croatia travel, had the privilege take the participants of its most recent FAM trip to the Belvedere and be one of the first groups who visited it.

“For me it’s very important to offer hand-picked experiences, from trusted suppliers, that my team or myself have actually experienced,” says Beth Rubin, President of Olive Tree Escapes. “Now that I personally took the 75 minute tour of the Colosseum’s newly opened levels, I can tell my travel agent partners what is like, and what their clients can expect from this experience. I can see the Belvedere becoming the new picture-perfect spot in Rome, but the tour might not be for everyone because of the dark and steep stairs that visitors have to walk through. This is the kind of insider info and knowledge we offer to travel agents selling Italy and Croatia, and what turns the FITs we design into unforgettable experiences for their clients.”

Olive Tree Escapes assists travel agents designing unique trips tailored to their clients’ individual needs and interests thanks to unparalleled destination expertise and real support before, during and after the trip.

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