Antonio Vergara Meersohn
General Manager, Co-founder
Antonio Vergara Meersohn, was born in Chile during a particular time in history, which led him to move to Italy during his teenage years. He's the Founder and General Manager of VillasLink, the European leader for b2b rentals. A company that comes a long way, started with Admaiora Italia in 2004 and built ourselves a reputation through the rockiest times in the rental business. We have since then contracted over five hundred properties and supplied them to the very best operators in the rental business. In 2009 we have opened our concierge service division and expanded towards Business Travel, with the help of new partners.
We are today located in Montenegro, where we oversee operations in Italy and more destination in the Mediterranean by remaining a pure business to business company.
After a complicated upbringing due to the dictatorship in Chile, he had to leave the country as at the time he was one of the Student’s leader at the Economy University of Conception. At 18, he moved to Europe with the aid of the Italian Embassy in Chile, settling in Ferrara where he started studying Medicine while being a translator and teaching Spanish.
During his studies he often travelled, most of his wanderlust was spent around Europe, Asia, Africa and thus far he visited over 80 countries. This also developed his passion for photography that evolved throughout the years, resulting in few exhibitions and events.
Just before his graduation he decided to drop-out of University and start his first business venture, a publishing house. He became a renowned publisher in Italy for Educational, Art, Design and Architectural books under the label of Logos Edizioni. He also became the co-editor for Italy of Taschen Books and a distributor for other labels.
While being the CEO of Logos Edizioni he also started consulting and working on new business ideas, he’s the co-founder and general manager of Admaiora Group, a pure B2B that provides concierge services and senior advisor of Cecchi de' Rossi, a fashion company that produces the highest quality leather bags treated with wine and was named the most promising designer at this year’s Fashion Week in Milan.
In 2012, after selling the Publishing house he co-founded, Wall Street International, an educational hub that focused on tracking cultural content and creating a hi-end multimedia tool dedicated to the information needs of its readers.