The UK's Independent describes an "epic mountain adventure in New Zealand". The publication has a circulation of more than 67,000.
Both articles were accompanied by shots of stunning New Zealand scenery.
Cycling tourism is a new target for Tourism New Zealand as part of its focus on special interest travel.
Visitors who select their holidays based on their 'special interest' tend to stay longer and spend more than the average holiday visitor.
Tourism New Zealand's International Media Programme hosts more than 150 journalists in the country every year, with the objective of gaining compelling, high-profile media coverage.