The Blue Island according to Tonino Cacace.
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A classical education at San Giuseppe De Merode in the heart of Rome in Piazza di Spagna, followed by a law degree at 23 and a passion for philosophy, Socrates in particular, that encouraged his
openmindedness and great creativity.A moral , cultural and entrepreneurial legacy left by his
father Mario, who unfortunately died a few years ago, and a strong passion for art that allowed him to turn his
fivestars luxury hotel into a contemporary art temple.This is Tonino Cacace, the elegant owner of the Capri Palace, full of ambitious projects, innovative management ideas and a prodigious creativity.
projects are based on the idea that a hotel owner must excite his
clients, taking into account his
advantage over other facilities and, by this I mean, he
has to invent something new and different, avoiding the standardization of the hotel chains.
" I like to think that you can actually touch the helmet of the Paladin or Plessi's boat, that you can admire Arnaldo Pomodoro's sculptures or dip into a private pool in the Suite Magritte, whose interiors dedicated to the great surrealist maestro were painted by Giorgio Toncelli with the same enthusiasm of a man deeply in love with art and his job' says Cacace
Like an ancient patron, Cacace
has elected art as the distinctive feature of his
hotel, giving life to many activities, among which stands out the project Artists in residence' (curated by Camilla Prini). carried out in collaboration with the New York Guggenheim
and London's Tate Gallery
.May this be the reason why the most famous people of the international jetset choose the Capri Palace
for their stay?Probably.What is sure is that Cacace
is proud of his
selected clients such as Julia Roberts, Whitney Houston and John Grisham
how has Capri
changed in the last thirty years, according to you priviliged point of view?