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June 4 – June 11, 2009 Edition
DK Eyewitness Travel Launches
Top Travel Guides for iPhone
NEW YORK and LONDON/Authorlink News/06/01/09–DK Eyewitness Travel announced last week that its best-selling Top 10 Travel Guides are available starting today as easy-to-navigate digital guides for iPhone and iPod touch users on the Apple App Store.
The DK Top 10 Travel apps have been developed in association with Coolgorilla and feature trusted DK content from the bestselling Top 10 city guidebook series. Users will be able to browse top sights, places to eat, maps, shopping, museums and many others things to do for each destination. There is also the added functionality of a Favorites tool and a currency converter. The 10 destinations covered are: New York City, London, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Paris, Rome, Dubai, Barcelona, Cancun and Bangkok
Tom Hall, Head of Digital Licensing for DK Publishing, said: We are delighted to be launching DKs Top 10 guides for iPhone and iPod touch users. The series is hugely successful in print, and the clear, structured format of its content lends itself perfectly to digital platforms in this manner. iPhone offers a user-friendly, streamlined route into our trusted content, providing travelers with exactly what they need to know, right when they need to know it.
Roy Forsdick, Managing Director of Coolgorilla noted: Mobile phones are, for many people, the number one essential travel item and were confident the DK Top 10 apps will help iPhone and iPod touch travelers enjoy their hard-earned vacations to the absolute max.