Travel Channel’s Mysteries at the Museum features Italy4Real owner as WWII historian

Pacific Northwest-based travel company’s owner; Rem Malloy tells the ‘Shrimpy Sonar’ story on Season 12 Episode 11 of the wildly popular travel show


SEATTLE: The hugely popular Travel Channel show ‘Mysteries at The Museum’ featured the owner of a Pacific Northwest-based travel company specialising in tours to Italy and Europe,to tell the amazing story of how an underwater microphone detected an unlikely World War II enemy.

“I have been personally guiding tours to WWII sites in Europe for years and the Travel Channel has allowed me to bring my interest and knowledge to a broader audience,” said Rem Malloy, president and co-founder at Italy4Real. “I will be creating and guiding new World War II history tours to Europe in the coming months.”

Malloy recently returned from France where he leads small group tours to see the highlights of Paris and the WWII history of Upper and Lower Normandy.

Italy4Real will be launching new travel itineraries personally designed by Rem that will introduce the history of WWII in a way that appeals to almost every traveler.

The new Italy4Real website is packed with useful information such as planning advice, custom trip planning, small group trips to Europe and travel tips.

“The Italy4Real philosophy is to provide our customers with the most personalized travel experiences possible through research, local knowledge and the development of customized vacation packages and small group tours that appeal to a broad range of new and experienced travelers,” said Malloy.

From historic itineraries to romantic boutique hotels and farmhouse stays, Italy4Real’s custom trip planning services provide travelers a wide array of unique trip packages and experiences.

Mother and son team, Deborah de Maio and Malloy, launched Italy4Real in 1995 because they saw a need for a boutique tour operator that understood the hesitations and concerns of travelers going abroad. With extensive on-the-ground knowledge and understanding of culture differences, Italy4Real specialises in creating trips from beginning to end sending travelers on their way with the confidence and resources they need to travel solo.

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