Who we are

What's Hot New Zealand is proudly produced by the destination-nz.com team at SOMO Creative, leaders in New Zealand travel, leisure and lifestyle publications. We’re a small company with a big reputation, both in New Zealand and around the world – destination-nz.com has had the stamp of approval from the travel gurus at Lonely Planet.

Our history of excellence and innovation centres on producing New Zealand lifestyle publications, skiing, NZ travel guides and material for an international audience of travel wholesalers and retailers for for print and the web. destination-nz.com’s accompanying e-Book, New Zealand Travel Guide, is the ultimate companion for discovering Kiwi activities, accommodation, transport, events and much more, while our comprehensive sister site New Zealand Trade Manual is designed to assist travel wholesalers and retailers in planning and booking New Zealand travel experiences for their clients – ensuring they experience the very best of New Zealand’s landscapes and culture.

We’re an experienced lot of individuals with a vast knowledge of New Zealand and the tourism and leisure market, assisting our clients with brand marketing and communicating their message to the right audience, whether around the corner or across the world. Our mission: to achieve excellence in customer service for all of our existing and prospective clients.

See our parent website somocreative.co.nz or contact us to find out more about our publications, services, and how we can help you to promote your New Zealand business to a worldwide audience.


Looking to target international visitors and domestic travellers wanting the lowdown on an authentic New Zealand experience? We can help.

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