Making travel guides available online and on mobiles
October 13th 2009. Today renowned travel guide publisher Footprint (www.footprintbooks.com) and tripwolf (www.tripwolf.com), one of the world’s leading online travel guides, announce a far-reaching cooperation at the Frankfurt Book Fair. tripwolf will digitise over 60 Footprint guidebooks extracting extensive destination insight and over 150,000 points of interest (incl attractions, sights, hotels and restaurants). This information will be made available to users on both Footprint and tripwolf websites, as well as via mobile applications created by both companies.
Following a trial partnership, Footprint Managing Director Andy Riddle says “We’ve been really impressed with the way in which tripwolf have adapted content from our Peru Handbook into a well considered iPhone application which is intuitive to the way in which people travel. We are very excited about developing other digital products across all of the destinations we cover. Combining Footprint’s depth and breadth of content with tripwolfs innovative digital approach is a real win-win for travellers.”