July 28, 2023
Does Travel Insurance Cover Extreme Heat?
Worries about the intense heat don’t appear to be keeping people home this summer, according to Brian Tan, CEO of luxury travel planning company Zicasso.
May 23, 2023
18 of the best travel purses to take on your summer vacation, according to expert travelers
“This is the only travel purse that I have continued to use over and over again,” says Marci-Beth Maple, travel expert and Senior Marketing Manager at Zicasso. “From when I traveled with small children to now with my older teens, this foldable tote bag serves as the ideal travel purse.
March 30, 2023
This New 12-Day Euro Tour Is Based on Picasso's Early Life
If you've ever wanted to travel through Spain the way famed artist Pablo Picasso did, there's a chance to take that exact tour now. Zicasso, a luxury travel company, is offering a 12-day tour through Spain in honor of the 50th anniversary of the artist's death on April 8.
March 29, 2023
Go On, Take the Kids to Mykonos: Adult Resorts Open Up to Families
Grandparents are being included more often, too: Data from Zicasso, a luxury travel planner, reveals group bookings of six or more have grown by more than 50 percent since before the pandemic...
December 31, 2022
The top travel destinations for 2023, according to experts
Brian Tan of the travel planning company Zicasso says customers are keen on combining a trip to the Galápagos with other South American highlights.
December 11, 2022
Emilia Romagna Is The Birthplace Of All Your Favorite Italian Food
Foods from Northern Italy are more fat and dairy-laden, thanks to neighboring borders and former colonial occupations (via Zicasso).
November 3, 2022
She loves Greece, her parents and coming back to Boston
"I ended up on the Zicasso website where you can send in brief information about what type of trip you would like to do and where, what activities you are interested in and what budget you have and you will be matched with two local travel agents who will offer you competing itineraries to send selection."
August 10, 2022
How to survive a holiday with your parents and your children
After two years of pandemic isolation, the travel referral platform Zicasso has seen multi-generational trip bookings go up by 50%.....
July 13, 2022
With the Euro and Dollar Near Parity, Europe Travel Gets a Little Cheaper
For American travelers abroad, a strong greenback can help with dining, souvenirs and other daily expenses. Last year, Zicasso’s Mr. Tan dined at a Michelin-rated restaurant in Croatia, and he has noticed that prices on the menu have gone up around 20% over the past year. During that year, however, the dollar gained about 18% against the kuna, Croatia’s currency. Consequently, the price of a meal was only slightly more expensive.
May 11, 2022
7 Less Expensive Summer Vacation Destinations
To jump-start your trip brainstorming, we picked seven cheaper alternatives to popular summer travel spots. Marci-Beth Maple, spokesperson for the travel company Zicasso, said travelers love Belize for its biodiversity, Mayan ruins and the world’s second-largest barrier reef. It’s also home to the Great Blue Hole, the largest underwater sinkhole on the planet.
May 10, 2022
The Euro Is at $1.05—the Lowest It’s Been in Years
Luxury travel consultancy Zicasso reported that compared to the first quarter of 2021, summer travel bookings for 2022 are currently up 500 percent, with Europe trips constituting 80 percent of those bookings.
April 12, 2022
After two years of pandemic isolation, multigenerational family travel is booming
"Due to the pandemic, many people may not have spent enough time with their families, especially when it comes to grandparents and their grandkids," said Brian Tan, founder and CEO of online travel referral platform Zicasso. "And so, we're seeing a significant increase in big, multigenerational family trips."