Category Archives: New Zealand

Montreal, Quebec & Queenstown, New Zealand Included in T+L’s Best Places to Travel in 2017!

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So excited to see that BOTH Montreal, Quebec and Queenstown, New Zealand were included in Travel + Leisure’s Roundup of the ‘Best Places to Visit in 2017’! Bon Voyage!!!

Click here to read more about what’s in store in 2017 for Montreal and Queenstown.

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ShermansTravel’s Auckland, New Zealand Guide for Art & Design Lovers

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Heading to New Zealand? Be sure you make time to explore Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city and major hub for art & design. ShermansTravel contributor Christina Valhouli breaks down some of her top picks in an online article, published November 1, 2016.

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Catch ’em all, yet? Pokemon Hunters Can Track Rare Kangaskhan in Australia & New Zealand with Zicasso

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Caught all the Pokemon in the US already? Avid Pokemon hunters can try new territory Down Under on this bespoke tour from luxury operator Zicasso, which can customize family vacations integrating privately guided tours of famous sites in Australia and New Zealand  with plenty of opportunities for kids (and adults!) to catch Pokemon!  Be sure to look out for a Kangaskhan, a Pokemon that lives only in Australia and New Zealand.  For more details check out this article from the LATimes’ Mary Forgione, published October 11, 2016.

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Dine Your Way Through New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay, via ShermansTravel

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Wine. Cheese. Honey. Chocolate. What more could you ask for? Here’s how to dine your way through New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay, via ShermansTravel contributor Christina Valhouli, published September 29, 2016.

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Travel Like Disney’s Pete’s Dragon in New Zealand

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One Brave Boy. One Friendly Dragon. One Unforgettable Adventure. What better way to travel to New Zealand than in the footsteps of Disney’s Pete’s Dragon? With the New Zealand Disney’s Pete’s Dragon Adventure, priced from $2,499 per person, double occupancy, you can visit Rotorua’s Redwood Forest and Wellington’s Weta Digital, which brought Pete’s Elliott to life. Learn more about New Zealand’s Disney’s Pete’s Dragon offerings in this round-up from Chicago Tribune, published September 9, 2016.

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New Zealand & Zicasso Featured in NYTimes’ Extended Vacations Round-Up!

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What’s better than a 3-week vacation? Having our clients New Zealand and Zicasso featured in an extended getaways round-up from the NYTimes’ Shivani Vora, published September 1, 2016, and available in the Sunday Print Edition, September 4, 2016.

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Disney’s Pete’s Dragon Cast on Location in New Zealand, via DuJour

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On location in New Zealand to film “Disney’s Pete’s Dragon,” Wes Bentley, Bryce Dallas Howard and Robert Redford take some time to explore the beautiful island of Waiheke. Marvel at some of New Zealand’s breathtaking landscapes in this slideshow from DuJour’s Rachel Barber, published August 16, 2016.

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Zicasso Lets Pokemon Be Your Guide to New Zealand, Via TheStreet

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Check out this article from TheStreet’s Mia Taylor, taking a closer look at how the Pokemon Go! craze is affecting the travel industry. An example: Zicasso’s new Pokemon-Inspired tour to Australia and New Zealand is featured in this online story, published August 11, 2016

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Queenstown’s Hulbert House Hits the “Suite Spot” for the San Francisco Chronicle!

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Formerly an elegant villa built by a 19th century gold miner, Hulbert House has been restored and reopened as a boutique inn, hiding amid detailed vintage-looking decor a trove of modern luxuries.  Just 1,500 feet from Lake Wakitipu, this six-suite hotel lies a block from the shops and restaurants in Queenstown’s central business district. Central Otago wineries and the private spas at Onsen Hot Pools offer indulgent alternatives to skiing, snowboarding, bungee jumping, hiking and other rugged exploits. Learn more about this “Suite Spot” in San Francisco Chronicle writer Jeanne Cooper’s column, published online July 26, 2016, and scheduled for print publication in the Sunday July 31st paper.

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New Zealand’s Baldwin St. One of World’s Strangest Tourist Attractions, Says Conde Nast Traveler

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New Zealand’s extraordinarily Baldwin St., the world’s steepest residential street, tops the list of strangest tourist attractions around the world, at least according to this Conde Nast Traveler roundup, published July 22, 2016.

Baldwin St is also home to the annual Cadbury Jaffa Race, where thousands of colored chocolates are released down the hill to raise money for charity.

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