Travel Guide for 2024

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Whether you seek relaxing days on sun-kissed shores, thrilling adventures in far-flung corners, or precious moments shared with loved ones, 2024 promises exciting new travel possibilities. Leave behind well-trodden tourist trails to uncover hidden gems. Discover authentic cultural experiences in the world’s top destinations. Create enduring memories while exploring new places as a family. From Italy to South Africa, New Zealand to Chile, and beyond, our travel guide for 2024 shares travel inspiration and advice for your next international trip.

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Marlborough Sound in Marlborough, New Zealand
Our 12 Most Popular Travel Destinations for 2024: Trip Ideas, Itineraries & More
Travel is inspirational and aspirational, and our 12 most popular destinations for 2024 provide a combination of conventional and exciting places to visit. Whether in traditionally popular countries...
Spring blooms in Rovinj, Croatia
Spring Vacation Ideas for 2024: Best Places, Itineraries, and More
With colorful scenery, fewer crowds, and great weather at destinations around the globe, this list of spring vacation ideas is just the beginning of what is possible as winter gives way to the season’s...
Paralia Voutoumi Beach on Antipaxos Island in Greece
Summer Vacation Ideas for 2024: Best Places, Itineraries, and More
Summer is a coveted time in which to enjoy new experiences in popular places, and this collection of our top summer vacation ideas for 2024 features countries to which you can plan the perfect getaway....
Lush green countryside along the Whanganui River in New Zealand
Fall Vacation Ideas for 2024: Best Places, Itineraries, and More
Whether in the heart of the season or at its cusp, our top fall vacation ideas for 2024 can immerse you in the beauty of shifting scenery across the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Revel in the lingering...
Christmas market in Merano, Italy
Best Holiday Destinations for 2024/2025
Whether you wish to celebrate in the snow at Italian Christmas markets, explore traditional towns in mainland Greece, escape the crowds on a festive trip to Peru, celebrate the New Year in Cuba, or see...
Over water bungalows in Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Top 7 Destinations for Luxury Tropical Vacations
The best destinations for luxury tropical vacations immerse you in the shades of the sea, the charms of swaying palm trees, and the captivating possibilities of exciting jungle adventures and shorelines...
Couple at lounging by the pool at luxury riad in Marrakech, Morocco
11 Unexpected Luxury Destinations to Add to Your Travel Wishlist
Certain locations have reputations for extravagance or built-in expectations for great pleasures, but the following unexpected luxury destinations blend the benefits of comfort and surprise with the advantage...
Senior woman overlooking Vatnajokull Glacier in Iceland
11 Unexpected Destinations for Senior Travelers
Our list of 11 unexpected destinations for senior travelers is full of surprises and allows you to immerse yourself in history, tradition, and the environment. From exploring secluded volcanic slopes...
A young family with two toddler children walking on beach on summer vacation
Our 10 Best International Family Vacations for First-Timers
Our 10 best itineraries for families traveling internationally for the first time offer you inspiration for your trip focused on where you can go, what you can do, and more. From exploring the beauty...
Our 10 Best Luxury Italy Itineraries

Italy is a top destination among luxury travelers and our best luxury Italy itineraries for all types of trips, from food tours to romantic vacations, offer the finest experiences from Rome to Sicily, and beyond.

Find inspiration for your custom trip to the country in these popular itineraries or browse our luxury Italy tours for more ideas on how to experience the best of Italy on a vacation that is handcrafted to bring your travel dreams to life.

From an adventurous, private, island-hopping excursion to an exclusive, romantic culinary tour with a Michelin-starred chef, an insider’s discovery of lesser-known towns to secluded countryside comforts, discover the luxuries of Italy on your tailored tour.

Our 10 Best Portugal Itineraries

Bask in the sun setting over the Atlantic, embrace golden beaches bathed in Iberian light, and indulge in celebrated wine and cuisine with our best Portugal itineraries.

Portugal is admired for its colorful historic cities with cobblestone streets, while renowned cuisine captures the spirit of local culture, all featured in our Portugal tours. From Lisbon to Porto, the Douro Valley to the Algarve, we can show you the best of Portugal.

Explore authentic heritage, stunning artwork, world-class surfing, captivating traditions, and more with our 10 dream Portugal itineraries.

Our 10 Best African Safari Trips

An African safari opens the mind and soul to an experience unlike any other, with diverse locations and experiences on offer, and our best African safari trips will whet your appetite for adventure and discovery.

Based on your safari preferences, you could find yourself traversing more than one of Africa’s incredible safari destinations. Enhance your safari experiences in Southern and East Africa with city discoveries and beach escapes, immersions into local culture and unique wildlife havens.

Get inspired with travel ideas from some of our sample African safari itineraries and speak to a travel specialist to custom-design your ideal safari experience.

Our 10 Best Spain Itineraries

From Madrid to Mallorca, Seville to San Sebastian, Barcelona to Bilbao, Granada to Girona, our 10 best Spain itineraries demonstrate why the country is a perfect destination at any time of the year.

From a flavorful tour of authentic dishes to the romance of the coastline, an exploration of the dynamic trails to exclusive views of famous architectural grandeur, discover why Spain is the right destination for any traveler.

The following sample itineraries were designed by our top travel specialists for Spain and offer essential experiences as you consider your ideal vacation sampled from our Spain Tours & Vacations.

Our 9 Best Tropical Honeymoon Itineraries

Our nine best tropical honeymoon itineraries can immerse you in the untouched beauty that spreads from pristine coastlines to emerald jungles, capturing the majesty of romance.

Lounge on soft sands the color of snow. Embrace a view of a lagoon from an overwater bungalow. Embrace a secluded dinner on the beach beneath the stars. The perfect tropical destination can give you breathtaking adventure and seclusion.

Working with a travel specialist can help you find the perfect balance of exploration, discovery, and passion as you design the right tropical honeymoon for you.

Our 10 Best Luxury Travel Vacations

Spectacular service, handpicked boutique properties, and thoughtfully selected experiences are just the beginning when it comes to these luxury travel vacations.

Whether in search of a remote lodge that overlooks dramatic landscape, eager to plunge into crystal-clear waters on a remote beach, intrigued by the promise of opulent palaces, or interested in exclusive visits to view renowned art and artifacts, a truly luxurious trip can be designed to fit your preferences, with ideas from our Handcrafted Luxury Tours & Vacations.

No matter your destination, you can find premium discoveries and unparalleled experiences with your personalized luxury Zicasso trip.

2024 Zicasso Luxury Travel Report

As we approach the end of the year, it is clear that 2023 truly marked the full return of the travel industry.

We at Zicasso have analyzed data from approximately 40,000 trip requests, mined thousands of verified Zicasso reviews, and performed a detailed survey of 200 of our key in-country travel specialists to determine next year’s biggest trends for planning and bookings, as well as top interests, activities, and destinations. From looking at how the traditional notions of high, shoulder, and low seasons are evolving to seeing a continuation of record bookings in many traditionally popular destinations, we have noticed how supply and demand can influence travel type and timing.

The following results of our 2024 Travel Trends Report show what we expect luxury travel to look like next year.


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