Here are a few articles on us by the local and international press as well as some testimonials. They will shed light on various aspects of our tourism offering.
We don't actively push for these but are now starting to put them up on this page. If anything, they attest to how long we have been in business at the highest level!
For convenience we have also quickly formatted the articles into PDFs. This can give a slightly messy result but is reassuringly authentic!
If you Google search, you'll find a few more. :)
Shackleton & Selous Announced in The Australian
New Zealand Herald
March 2013Some general thoughts about New Zealand's luxury tourism strategy.
New Zealand Herald 2
National Business Review
February 2013A good profile of us once we made it to the Conde Nast Top Specialist List and the Travel + Leisure A-List
New Zealand Herald 3
October 2012A short article after we made it to Travel + Leisure.
Some surprise white lions - a few years ago :)
Robb Report - How to Select a Travel Consultant
June 2011A general one from the Robb Report on how to recognise a good travel consultant.
Family Adventure - North Island
June 2011The Sydney Morning Herald wrote this one after a couple of weeks of family adventure in the North Island.
VIP Service - New Zealand Herald
January 2011A general one from the New Zealand Herald about VIP tourism.
The Edge - Singapore
May 2010An article written after an Edge journalist spent a week with us on the South Island.
Sydney Morning Herald
January 2010This is an article about one of our favourite guides, Tom Loughlin. He is an example of the type of guide we have worked with over the years to enhance, improve, innovate and has become a close friend. We brought him the Sydney Morning Herald in order to show Australian audiences that there is a style of tourism in New Zealand beyond traditional mass market shows. If you know where to go.
"Perfect 10" - Ten of the Robb Report's Favourite Travel Providers were profiled in the annual travel edition. We were fortunate enough to be one of those ten, and the only one of those ten in New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific. Our original article on this can be seen here.
Robb Report Russia
December 2008This was an article in the Russian edition of the Robb Report, written by an experienced international journalist after 2 to 3 weeks in-country. She had enjoyed our level of service, special people and special places. (the article is in Russian)
All Blacks (Lion's Tour)
A one-day event we put together for the All Blacks and their principal sponsors including abseiling down Sky Tower, a formal gourmet dinner and a haka performed by the Works Infrastructure Kapa Haka team.