Monthly Archives: March 2010

The tripwolf Manifesto defines 21st Century Travelers

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Digital nomads want free Wi-Fi, social networking and dust-proof electronics

Vienna, March 30, 2010. The online travel guide tripwolf ( knows how 21st century travelers tick: The tripwolf manifesto ( has been shaped by the collective travel experiences of more than 50,000 registered „tripwolves,“ almost 2 million visits per month to, and over 100,000 tripwolf iPhone app users. With the manifesto the tripwolf community gives itself a strong identity and defines what digital nomads are all about, revealing interesting insights about this new target group for the travel and advertising industry.

„The tripwolf Manifesto shows the characteristics and needs of so-called Digital Nomads and Flashpackers. They are a group of mostly young travelers for whom the internet, social networks and their own individuality are essential for their trips. Our manifesto defines the tripwolf community as well as a whole new trend of traveler“ says tripwolf co-founder Sebastian Heinzel. Read More »

First iPhone travel guide with integrated Augmented Reality

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Tripwolf presents the first mobile travel guide with Augmented Reality function at ITB Berlin

Vienna | Berlin March 9, 2010. The social travel guide tripwolf presents the first mobile travel guide application for the iphone with an integrated Augmented Reality Viewer at the ITB in Berlin. Augmented Reality enhances reality by connecting the real world with the digital world. It tracks the current geographic location with the GPS Signal and then displays all available information on the live screen browser using the iPhone camera. Travelers will now be able to point their iPhone at any new object in a foreign city and retrieve all available information the online travel guide has on it, without having to open up a book or entering data. Due to the latest technological developments, the Augmented Reality feature will also be available in the offline mode (no roaming costs).

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Special tripwolf Offer

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Due to overwhelming response from our fans, all premium country, region and city guides for your iPhone are now only USD $4.99! This is a limited time offer. Premium guides give you access to addresses, telephone numbers and other premium guide content which may not be available in all free guides.

Thanks to everyone’s feedback, we have implemented a few new goodies in this release:

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