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Wikimedia removes beta tag from free online travel guide Wikivoyage, its 12th official project

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Coinciding with the 12th anniversary of the founding of Wikipedia, the Wikimedia Foundation is today debuting its 12th official project: Wikivoyage, a free (and ad-free) online travel guide that anyone can edit. Skift has published an interview with Peter Fitzgerald, Wikivoyage administrator, and you should also read Tnooz’s coverage of...
Wikimedia removes beta tag from free online travel guide Wikivoyage, its 12th official project

A travel guide app for Subaru drivers by Subaru drivers

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Subaru created an online and mobile travel app that crowdsources Subaru owners' favorite road trip destinations and insider tips. [Read more]...
A travel guide app for Subaru drivers by Subaru drivers

Well that’s that. Gowalla shuts down.

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Three months after the acquisition of Gowalla by Facebook, the company has officially closed it doors. The screenshot below can be found on the location startup turned travel guide’s homepage. If you forgot to delete your account prior to the acquisition, fear not, the Facebook acquisition did not include all...
Well that’s that. Gowalla shuts down.

Airbnb Debuts 'Local Lounges' In SF To Expand Beyond People's Homes And Into Local Businesses

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Airbnb, the San Francisco startup that has become known for hosting an online marketplace for listing and and booking short-term housing accomodations, is expanding beyond homes and into the local cafes, restaurants, and businesses that make up a neighborhood. At a press event this morning, along with announcing a new...
Airbnb Debuts 'Local Lounges' In SF To Expand Beyond People's Homes And Into Local Businesses

How Google Went From Search Engine To Content Destination

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How Google Went From Search Engine To Content Destination: Danny Sullivan breaks down the current state of Google and how we got here. (This is about a month old, but I've been catching up on some reading, and it's very good.) Sullivan attempts to succinctly define Google: Google is a...
How Google Went From Search Engine To Content Destination
Google to bolster local services portfolio with Frommer's acquisition
Turf Geography Club: if Wes Anderson made a mobile game

Penang Global City Center at Wayfaring Travel Guide

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Penang Global City Center at Wayfaring Travel Guide

Wikimedia travel site Wikivoyage launching next week

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Wikimedia Foundation, the host of the Wikipedia online encyclopedia, is launching next week a global online travel guide called Wikivoyage....
Wikimedia travel site Wikivoyage launching next week

Triposo makes a travel guide for iPad and smartphone toting users

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On my last trip to France, I brought my iPad and connected to hotel Wi-Fi to plan my days. Then I left the iPad in a hotel safe and consulted my notes on my iPhone when heading out without cellular service. It’s how many people travel these days. Now Triposo has...
Triposo makes a travel guide for iPad and smartphone toting users
Social: TripAdvisor Gets More Social With Wanderfly Aquisition

Google to Buy Travel Brand Frommer's

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Google plans to buy the travel guide publisher Frommer's, as well as other travel publishing assets, from John Wiley & Sons, as the search company continues......
Google to Buy Travel Brand Frommer's

Foursquare Lists

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I had an epiphany today. I was in Storm, a cool store in Copenhagen, and I checked into Foursquare. In the result screen of that checkin, I saw a tip that there was another design store right around the corner called Hay. And that my friend Naveen had recommended Hay...
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Travora Media Acquires Local Travel Planning Platform NileGuide

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Travel ad platform Travora Media is acquiring The Nile Project, the parent company of one-stop travel planning site NileGuide, local recommendations platform 10Best.com, and mobile, local travel guide Localyte. Financial terms of the acquisition were not released. Founded in 2006, NileGuide allows you to create customized trip itineraries; and aims...
Travora Media Acquires Local Travel Planning Platform NileGuide

Lonely Planet finally launches country guide apps, kicking off with 6 iOS editions

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Lonely Planet has launched a series of new country guide apps for iOS devices, with the new range kicking off with Italy, Ireland, France, Spain, Australia and Costa Rica. Each edition costs $9.99 USD (£6.99 GBP), and true to form the guides contain content and recommendations from experts with intimate...
Lonely Planet finally launches country guide apps, kicking off with 6 iOS editions

Zagat Take Two: Google To Acquire Frommer's Travel Content

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Publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc. is selling the Frommer’s brand, publications and content to Google. Terms were not disclosed. Frommer’s is the publisher of the venerable travel guide, website and related content. Frommer’s was founded by Arthur Frommer in the 1950s and... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
Zagat Take Two: Google To Acquire Frommer's Travel Content

Google extends travel push with Frommer's buy, report says

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The company has reportedly acquired the travel guide service from John Wiley & Sons for an undisclosed sum. [Read more]...
Google extends travel push with Frommer's buy, report says

Google, Frommer's Part Ways

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Google is selling the Frommer's travel-guide brand to founder Arthur Frommer. after having acquired it only eight months ago....
Google, Frommer's Part Ways

Google to buy travel brand Frommer's

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Google plans to buy the travel guide publisher Frommer's, as well as other travel publishing assets, from John Wiley & Sons, as the search company continues beefing up its original content....
Google to buy travel brand Frommer's

Introducing Airbnb Neighborhoods, a Local Guide for Travelers Deciding Which Neighborhood to Stay In

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(Screencap: Airbnb Livestream) Today at a press event in San Francisco, travel startup Airbnb announced Airbnb Neighborhoods, a guide to help travelers decide which neighborhood best matches their personality and vacation style. Deemed “the definitive guide to experiencing neighborhoods” by Airbnb cofounder Brian Chesky, users can click on different tags...
Introducing Airbnb Neighborhoods, a Local Guide for Travelers Deciding Which Neighborhood to Stay In

Gallivant: The creator of Uncrate and Devour launches a guy-centric travel guide

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There’s a lot to be said for the seemingly-niche market of male-focused publications. But the industry is quite huge, with players ranging from the obvious to the obscure. Today, a site named Gallivant joins the ranks, headed by the same team that has launched the successful sites of Uncrate and...
Gallivant: The creator of Uncrate and Devour launches a guy-centric travel guide

Tripomatic's daily travel-planning and itinerary app finally lands on Android

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Tripomatic was one of the startups demoing their wares at The Next Web’s conference last year, and the travel-planner startup rolled out a new iOS app shortly after. Now, Tripomatic has landed on Android too, letting users create their own personalized travel guide for more than 40,000 attractions in 300...
Tripomatic's daily travel-planning and itinerary app finally lands on Android

Google reportedly halts print editions of Frommer's guidebooks

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Were we really expecting a different outcome? Several months after Google bought Frommer's to bolster its location efforts, Skift hears that the iconic travel guide maker has completely stopped publication of print editions as its focus swings to the online realm. Authors say that many of their scheduled Frommer's...
Google reportedly halts print editions of Frommer's guidebooks

Roam7 Digs Through Friends' Facebook Photo Albums To Help You Plan Your Travels

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Have you ever planned a vacation and remembered that you once saw a photo of a great dish on Facebook? If only you could remember who posted it and when. A new service, Roam7, has launched that promises to reach deep into your social networks to pull that information for you....
Roam7 Digs Through Friends' Facebook Photo Albums To Help You Plan Your Travels

Wikimedia Launches Its Crowdsourced Wikivoyage Online Travel Guide

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The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit parent organization of Wikipedia, just officially launched its twelfth official project: Wikivoyage. The new site, which was already in beta for a while and has a bit of a tumultuous history, is a free online travel guide that, just like Wikipedia, is edited collaboratively. It...
Wikimedia Launches Its Crowdsourced Wikivoyage Online Travel Guide

Delta initiates lift on Fly Delta app for iPad, iOS 6 Passbook integration

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Not only has Delta been eagerly embracing WiFi onboard its flights, the company's also been rolling out a digital makeover. Joining upgrades to its website, the airline has introduced a new iPad, simply called Fly Delta. The free app lets you do the usual stuff like checking-in and booking...
Delta initiates lift on Fly Delta app for iPad, iOS 6 Passbook integration

Google Launches Street View-Based Travel Guide to Japan

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Just in time for the cherry blossom season in Japan, Google today launched what it calls a "new visual travel guide" for the country. This new interactive guide, which Google creed in cooperation with the Japan Tourism Agency and the Japan National Tourism Organization, is based on Google's street view...
Google Launches Street View-Based Travel Guide to Japan
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