Zicasso in the News

If you’re a foodie, car fanatic or music lover, get acquainted with Emilia Romagna, a region known for its medieval cities, rich gastronomy, beautiful Ferraris and seaside resorts. This nine-day cultural and culinary tour includes a meal at the Michelin three-star Osteria Francescana restaurant, the dairy farms of Parma and the artisan studios of Cremona, where travelers will sample iconic foods in cities of origin and participate in the production processes.

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LA Times

Date Published 

9.25.2018

Travelers will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities and behind-the scenes visits on a 9-day Switzerland and Germany itinerary that includes: workshops, watchmaking schools, boutiques and museums, where they can learn about the styles and techniques of Switzerland’s well-known luxury watchmakers and the history of hand-crafted, world-famous cuckoo clocks in Germany’s Black Forest.

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Forbes

Date Published 

4.3.2018

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” was nominated for four Academy Awards. Though the film was also shot on location in Bolivia and Croatia, the production expanded to feature more of Ireland. The tour company Zicasso guides guests to many of them in a new eight-day Ireland itinerary called “Ireland and the Last Jedi Encounter.” 

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New York Times

Date Published 

2.23.2018

Luxury travel specialists Zicasso have introduced an exclusive 10-day “Italy in Vogue” tour that takes travelers from Milan to Tuscany (including Florence) and Rome on an unparalleled adventure through the iconic world of Italian fashion.

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AFAR

Date Published 

1.2.2018

An eight-day tour through Ireland, during which you’ll stay in the secret hotel the cast and crew stayed in during their time filming in Donegal, check out the secluded island of Skellig Michael, and swing by Malin Head.

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Urbandaddy

Date Published 

12.4.2017

Zicasso has created a week-long tour of Croatia centered around the two fantasy series of Star Wars and Game of Thrones, where visitors get to sample the local wines and delicacies, all while touring filming locations for the famous series. It makes you feel transported to a place far, far, away. 

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Men's Journal

Date Published 

11.28.2017

An 8-day tour of Ireland, inspired by Star Wars, will include stays in Killarney, Galway, Donegal and Dublin, including a night at the secret hotel in which the cast and crew stayed in during their time filming in Donegal.

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Brides

Date Published 

11.19.2017

The Ireland tour spans eight days with stops in Killarney, Galway, Donegal and Dublin, including spending the night at the secret hotel where cast and crew stayed while filming The Force Awakens. Tour number two takes fans on an epic nine-day Croatia tour through Dubrovnik, Croatia, which was used as the casino city of Canto Bight on the planet of Cantonica.

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PureWow

Date Published 

11.8.2017

The 10-day Italy in Vogue tour features highlights like a private VIP fashion show at the Ferragamo Boutique in Florence, browsing the Milan Fashion District with an English-speaking personal shopper, a private master class in the art of perfume-making, and access to one of the Milan Fashion Week events if the tour is taken during that time.

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Chicago Tribune

Date Published 

10.12.2017

True fans should rest assured that if they want to go all-in, luxury travel operators like Zicasso offer Game of Thrones-inspired itineraries to Spain and Iceland that get fans of the fire and ice saga that much closer to Westeros.

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Brides

Date Published 

9.1.2017

Beware the White Walkers in comfort and style with luxury travel company Zicasso, which offers a customizable Game of Thrones Season Seven Iceland tour.

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Maxim

Date Published 

8.25.2017

Travelers can book tours all around the world that can feed into their Game of Thrones fandom. Two tours on Zicasso, one Spain tour and one Iceland tour, are specifically designed for Westeros-obsessed.

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Travel + Leisure

Date Published 

7.25.2017

Zicasso just announced new GoT-specific 7-day Iceland tour and 12-day Spain tour packages, which can be further customized depending on the client’s personal interests. 

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Yahoo

Date Published 

7.13.2017

Savor coffee on a 12-day tour of Costa Rica organized by Zicasso that should entice the heavily caffeinated crowd.

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Los Angeles Times

Date Published 

7.11.2017

This luxury trip allows Dad the chance to sample the best that the country has to offer: tour the countryside in a brand new Maserati, tear up the track in a Ferrari 458, sample fine Italian wines, and stay in luxurious hotels. Best of all, the trip offers backstage access to the factories that create these works of art.

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Men's Journal

Date Published 

6.14.2017

Zicasso’s Game of Thrones: A Unique Tour of Croatia explores the many breathtaking scenes of Croatia’s coastline depicted in the series. Not only do you get to visit actual filming locations, but the trip also includes activities like a tasting tour in the town of Ston that includes some of the most coveted oysters in the world.

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Conde Nast Traveler

Date Published 

6.9.2017

The 10-day getaway package features five test drives, including the opportunity to try a Ducati motorcycle (with an instructor), as well as cruise country roads and take to the track behind the wheel of the other exotic automakers’ machines.

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Robb Report

Date Published 

5.22.2017

Tell Zicasso where-and-what you have in mind, and they’ll pair you up with two or three pre-qualified specialists. They’ll “bid for your business” by submitting an itinerary for your consideration. Once the match is made, they’ll book everything and guarantee 24/7 support throughout your trip.

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MSN

Date Published 

4.4.2017

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. To commemorate the occasion, Zicasso is introducing a custom tour that follows in the footsteps of Martin Luther, a German scholar who sparked the Reformation.

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Los Angeles Times

Date Published 

3.16.2017

Among the highlights of the Martin Luther tour are the town where Luther was born and baptized, the monastery where he became a monk, and the Schlosskirche (Castle Church) where he posted his 95 Theses that marked the beginning of the Reformation.

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Chicago Tribune

Date Published 

2.22.2017

Travel Channel host Anthony Melchiorri joins TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones with the latest trends to help you book a vacation in the new year, including the return of the travel agent! Zicasso gives travelers access to not only travel agents but travel experts who truly specialize in your trip.

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Today

Date Published 

1.13.2017

With the release of the first Lord of the Rings film 15 years ago, New Zealand was suddenly thrust on the travel radar for a whole new generation. Zicasso offers an exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the movie set and a private, after-hours tour of the design studio where the original movie props were crafted, all while visiting the quintessential destinations of New Zealand.

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Lonely Planet

Date Published 

12.30.2016

To commemorate the 15th anniversary of the release of The Fellowship of the Ring, Zicasso has created a 15-day itinerary that takes fans behind the scenes and to filming locations, including a visit to the local silversmith shop, responsible for crafting the ring that ruled them all.

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Fodor's

Date Published 

12.28.2016

Essaouira, branded as a paradise for surfers and adrenaline seekers, was transformed into the port town of Astapor, where Daenerys Targaryen acquired her army of "unsullied" in HBO's "Game of Thrones." The crew shot scenes in the fortified Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an easily accessible part of Zicasso's tailored 10-day Game of Thrones tour of Spain and Morocco.

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CNN

Date Published 

11.18.2016

You can combine two holidays into one by spending Christmas on Easter Island. The tour includes a private tour of wineries in the Colchagua Valley, Chile's prime wine region; to northern Patagonia for some trekking, horseback riding and rafting; back to Santiago before flying to Easter Island for a snorkeling excursion and outings to see the famous moai statues.

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Chicago Tribune

Date Published 

11.8.2016

If you want to catch Pokemon and see the sights Down Under, bespoke tour operator Zicasso has created a family vacation for you. Parents and kids can play the popular mobile app game Pokemon Go while sightseeing with a private tour guide.

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Los Angeles Times

Date Published 

10.11.2016

Terrain goes from glacial to whitewater to forests on Zicasso's Trails of Patagonia Tour. The luxury tour operator gives travelers adventure without the logistical struggle.

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CNN

Date Published 

9.8.2016

On Zicasso's private three-week Adventure and Romance Tour of Italy and Greece, travelers take a moonlit gondola ride in Venice, explore the seaside terraced villages of Cinque Terre and relax on the beaches in Santorini.

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New York Times

Date Published 

9.1.2016

Zicasso now sells a bespoke Pokémon-inspired family tour to Australia and New Zealand, designed with families in mind. A private guide (who is also a Pokémon expert) will show travelers around Sydney Harbour and Milford Sound, while giving tips on hunting down Pokémon, including Australasia’s resident Kangaskhan.

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Wall Street Journal

Date Published 

8.18.2016

This trip to Australia and New Zealand is led by a private tour guide who provides educational context regarding the significance of the landmarks included on the itinerary, while also imparting tips on where to catch particular types of Pokémon.

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TheStreet

Date Published 

8.11.2016

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