WHY BLACK PLATINUM GOLD IS ONE OF A KIND
Black Platinum Gold is the first and only Luxury Travel Auction Platform
The first luxury travel auction platform, Black Platinum Gold revolutionized the relationship between travellers and hospitality by selling at auction handpicked stays at some of the most renowned destinations in the world.
Black Platinum Gold partnered with brands such as The Ritz-Carlton, Kempinski, Nobu, LUX* Resorts & Hotels, Red Carnation Hotels as well as with many members of The Leading Hotels of the World, Relais & Châteaux and Small Luxury Hotels of The World.
WHO WE ARE
Black Platinum Gold B.V. is an online auction platform entirely dedicated to luxury travel, offering destinations all around the world, and an online editorial resource providing travel articles, insights, guides, and inspiration for passionate international travellers.
Over the past few years, Black Platinum Gold has worked and partnered with many high-end luxury hospitality and lifestyle brands as a marketing consultant, communication strategy expert, and digital content producer.
- Gold TITAN Business Award in the “Travel” category (2022)
- Bronze Stevie® Award in the “Company of the Year – Hospitality & Leisure” category in The 19th Annual International Business Awards® (2022)
FOUNDER & CEO
Black Platinum Gold B.V. was founded by former naval architect and marine engineer, super-yacht expert and passionate traveler Viola Palescandolo.
Born and raised in Naples (Italy), where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree at Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Viola Palescandolo lived in Amsterdam, London, São Paulo, Verona and Milan.
As CEO of Black Platinum Gold, Viola Palescandolo won a Bronze Stevie® Award for “Female Solo Entrepreneur of the Year” in the 18th Stevie Awards for Women in Business (2021), a Gold Stevie® Award for “Best Female Solo Entrepreneur” in the 19th Stevie Awards for Women in Business (2022) and a Gold Stevie® Award for “Best Female Solo Entrepreneur” in the 20th Stevie Awards for Women in Business (2023).