Koh Samui TOP IMAGERY
BY IMAGINE SAMUIMULTIMEDIA/ FantasyatWork Co.,Ltd.
Claudio Cerquetti, born in Rome, has been a resident in Thailand for almost 20 years and has created this website.
He is a top professional photographer and an active publisher in the hospitality sector authoring 26 books on travel and technical photography in Japan, Italy and Thailand. A passionate traveller, Claudio has been working in: Venezuela, Costa Rica, Iceland, Turkey, Morocco, Japan, New Caledonia, Tibet, Korea, Laos, Australia, Greece, several USA states, Jamaica, Germany, Thailand, Malaysia, Italy, and more.
A keen free diver, Claudio conceived this project from his passion for sustainability and our planet’s beauty. “This website and the e-book IMAGINESAMUI is a tribute to the island while at the same time supporting Samui’s reopening with stunning imagery that sells.”
Few additional details on:
ASSOCIATIONS & SPONSORS
PROMOTING TOURISM ON SAMUI ISLAND
Quick Biography of the Author
Claudio Cerquetti, born in Rome, Italy, on 23rd January 1967, resident in Thailand since 2002, founder and MD of FantasyatWork Co.Ltd. /Bayside Group Thailand, which is a common denomination name for various services provided to the hospitality and various other sectors.
Author of 26 Technical Books on Marketing and Professional Photography, written for various publishers (CCE Roma, Progresso Fotografico Milano, Editrice Reflex Roma, Media Spazio Milano, founder of ZOOM Japan international magazine, Nikon School Manuals) + other publications authored or produced; plus hundreds of articles published on magazines in Italy and Japan.
Claudio Cerquetti is a journalist registered in the Order of Journalists at the Chamber of Commerce
of Rome Since 1994 with ID N.073073 (Albo Dei Giornalisti).
Business Visa (TH) since 2002 and Work Permit in Thailand n. 934 (8400/2547/000171).
Publisher of Bayside Thailand Magazine (monthly, since 2010)
Samui Culture & Cuisine (Coffee table book), author.
IMAGINE SAMUI 2022 (author/publisher).
FantasyatWork Co.,Ltd. Founder and MD, sales and marketing image and professional photography consulting (present) mainly for MINOR group/Anantara Resorts, CONRAD, InterContinental, and all major resort’s brands (www.fantasyatwork.com)
Rotary International President, district 3330 Surat Thani in 2010
Leading the Club in fundraising activities (to buy ventilator machines for the local hospital, life saving equipment for the Fire Brigades, organizer of blood donors database, building local Schools, Tsunami recovery operations in the Andaman).
Skal International Club 1934. Member since 2006, ID: 084004018
Skal Samui, with 90+ members, is the biggest Skal Club in Thailand, made by general managers and hospitality operators in the tourism industry.
In Thailand (present) Claudio is the CEO and founder of FantasyatWork Co., Ltd., and Samui Chic Co.,Ltd., which provide products and services on various markets as the Thai (since 2002); Japanese (since 2001) and Italian (since 1984) in the field of Publishing, Marketing and Sustainable Technologies.
Some clients (present): MINOR Group Thailand; Hotels of various groups; ISETAN Luxury Retail shops, Japan Airlines (JAL); Western Australia Tourism Commission; Vatican State (Italy), Embassies (US, Canada, FR), Decathlon, Jim Thompson, Amazon, and others to be mentioned on request.
In Italy (past):
Claudio has been professor of Professional Photography in Marketing and Advertising for 5 years at the Academy of Art and New Technologies, Rome, in the late 90’s and early 2000s’. At the same time he has been Director of the Publishing House CCE, authoring 24 paper books and producing as editorial director more then 35.
First company opened at the age of 18, in Rome.