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January 13, 2022

The most popular destinations for 2022 travel, according to experts

Brian Tan, the founder and chief executive of the travel planning company Zicasso, says the average price per trip has gone up 38 percent compared to pre-pandemic business. Customers are upgrading their...

January 4, 2022

Where to Travel in 2022

“While the Galapagos Islands has been a perennial draw with its unique wildlife and experiences like snorkeling with playful sea lions and walking with giant tortoises, Ecuador also has much to offer on the mainland,” says Brian Tan, CEO of...

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December 6, 2021

Travelers face more uncertainty in 2022. Here’s how to make plans.

Brian Tan, chief executive and co-founder of luxury travel company Zicasso, says people are already spending more on their 2022 trips, particularly when they go abroad. The average international trip cost...

October 3, 2021

The Resurgence of the Travel Agent

In the age of a global health crisis, folks who have not worked with travel advisors before are turning to the pros for trip planning and custom itineraries. According to Tan, Zicasso has seen an increased demand in the wake of Covid for travel...

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July 8, 2021

Should you cancel your summer vacation? Crowds, high prices and variants have some travelers reconsidering.

Mike Gnitecki had an ambitious trip to Italy planned for this summer — a two-week tour of Rome, Milan and Florence. But halfway through booking his first getaway in more than a year, he decided to cancel it.

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June 21, 2021

Europe travel is complicated. Take these 7 tips from travelers who just went.

As Europe continues reopening its borders to Americans, travelers are jumping at the opportunity to return to the continent. Entry requirements are different depending on the country you’re visiting, but one thing remains the same: It’s complicated...

May 4, 2021

Greece Has Reopened to Travelers—Here’s Everything You Need to Know

On April 19, the Greek government announced that a phased reopening had begun, marking the first time international travelers could visit since the borders closed in March 2020. There’s been a rush of interest in trips to Greece since, according...

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February 23, 2020

Blockbuster films, books, and TV drive a surge of "set-jetting"

Popular entertainment is driving theme-based travel more now than ever and Zicasso is a leader in this "set-jetting" trend. Zicasso's Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey itineraries demonstrate how fully immersive custom tours can be designed...

November 18, 2019

This 'Frozen'-themed Trip to Norway Will Make You Feel Like Elsa — Reindeer, Castles, and All

Zicasso, a service that matches vacation-goers to planning specialists and travel agents, is highlighting a new eight-day Disney-inspired trip to Norway fit for all the ice princes and princesses out there.

October 27, 2019

Take a “Frozen”-Inspired Family Tour of Norway This Winter

Luxury travel specialist Zicasso is paying tribute to the country’s mystical fjords, charming villages and enchanting, snowy hills with a new Frozen-inspired Winter Family Tour of Norway—which means all the young Elsas and Annas can live out...

September 20, 2019

Where to live your best 'Downton Abbey' life

"Downton" ended four years ago on the small screen, but its charm has never really gone away and with the cinematic release, luxury travel company Zicasso has created an itinerary to fill in all the details of just how a "Downton"-era character...

September 17, 2019

Palaces, Castles, and Cottages: “Downton Abbey” Filming Locations You Can Visit

Discover the real-life filming locations of Downtown Abbey: The Movie through Zicasso's Downton Abbey Movie Tour as highlighted by AFAR.

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