tripwolf Reaches 3 Million App Download Mark: Profitable in 2012!

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Mobile Travel Guide Announces Expanded Country Guides in App Stores

The mobile travel guide tripwolf celebrates 3 million downloads of its apps for iPhone and Android devices. This makes the Vienna-based social travel guide one of most successful publishers of travel guides for smartphones worldwide. tripwolf apps are especially popular in Germany, Italy, France and the US.

“Hitting the 3 million mark makes us very proud. Only 12 months ago we were at only one million,” says tripwolf CEO Sebastian Heinzel. “Our strategy of focusing on mobile apps has paid off. 2012 will be our first year with a profit.”

tripwolf offers more than 700 mobile guides for the most beautiful cities, countries and regions around the world. The apps combine up-to-date travel information and tips by the tripwolf community with useful features like offline maps and a trip planner.

New Country Guides

tripwolf’s Country Guides have just received an overhaul. Apps with the highlights for each country – from the Trevi fountain in Rome, Italy to the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand – are available now for free in the app stores.  Just as in the popular tripwolf city guides, all recommendations for Places to See and Things to Do are generated by the tripwolf community. The premium version of a country guide costs between $4.99 and $9.99 depending on the amount of content included.

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tripwolf travel app wins UN-based World Summit Award Mobile

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Global contest selects most outstanding mobile apps and services in 2012. Austria’s startup tripwolf is among this year’s 40 winners

Apps that guide patients with Alzheimer diseases or turn your neighborhood into an augmented reality setting for mobile gaming are but a few examples of this year’s World Summit Award Mobile (WSA-mobile) winners. Biannually the contest selects 40 of the most outstanding and useful apps from all over the world. This year, the Austrian start-up trip wolf stood their ground and made it among the 40 contest winners. The tripwolf travel app for iPhone and Android was top in the category “m-Tourism & Culture.”

The tripwolf travel app offers over 700 guides to the world’s most beautiful destinations. The app combines up-to-date travel information and tips from the tripwolf community with useful features such as offline maps, an Augmented Reality viewer and a trip planner. With 3 million app downloads the tripwolf app is among the most successful travel guides for smartphones worldwide.

“We are very excited and honored that we won this award against competing apps from all [around the world],” says tripwolf CEO Sebastian Heinzel. “We have worked very hard to build this app and we will continue to improve it.”  Read More »

tripwolf Travel App Releases its New Trip Planner Tool

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Plan your holidays directly on your smartphone

Vienna, 12th of July 2012. The travel community tripwolf celebrates its fourth birthday with a new feature in their mobile travel app for iPhone and Android: the trip planner. The trip planner is the perfect tool for travelers who can’t be bothered with heavy or outdated travel books, and who want to carry their itinerary with them right in their smartphones. Alongside Offline Maps, the Augmented Reality Viewer, and continuously updated travel tips, the tripwolf travel app now also offers the option to create and save your own itinerary within the app.

Download iPhone app: http://bit.ly/w0Mk7F
Download Android app:
http://bit.ly/KDq0a5
App details: http://www.tripwolf.com/en/page/travel-app


Using the simple drag and drop feature, users can choose and organize sights, restaurants, hotels, bars, etc. for their itinerary. Those selected points of interest can also be displayed on a map. Once the guide is fully downloaded, the trip planner will also work without Internet connection to avoid high roaming costs when abroad.

tripwolf CEO Sebastian Heinzel: “We at tripwolf know that there is nothing quite like the joy of making travel plans. Our new trip planner makes traveling easier and tripwolf even more personal.”

The Austrian startup tripwolf is aiming to offer the best mobile travel guide on the market. With over 2 million downloads tripwolf is well on their way to reach their goal.  tripwolf has also recently integrated their popular blogs into their mobile guides. Now users can read articles and get tips and travel inspiration for their chosen destination from the blog within the mobile app.

tripwolf also offers its app technology as a white label solution to tourism boards, travel publishers and other B2B customers.

About tripwolf:

tripwolf (http://www.tripwolf.com) is a personal online travel guide which is also available on mobile phones as a travel app. tripwolf combines traditional travel information from travel guides with up-to-the-minute, high-quality travel tips from thousands of travelers from around the world. With over 3 Million guide downloads and 2 million app downloads, the tripwolf mobile app are among the most successful travel guides on the market. At the moment, more than 700 guides to the most beautiful destinations in the world are available as in-app downloads, and new guides are continuously being added. On the web users can browse hundreds of destinations and thousands of sights, restaurants, hotels and more and individually create a custom guide for download.

 

tripwolf is available in English, German, Spanish, Italian and French. Founded in 2008, tripwolf GmbH is led by Sebastian Heinzel and employs an international 15-member team based in Vienna.

Press contact:

Adena Harford | US Country Manager

Vermont, USA
Phone: +1 802 310 7029
Email: adena@tripwolf.com
http://www.tripwolf.com/en/press | http://twitter.com/tripwolf


 

tripwolf Offers White Label Solutions for Mobile Travel Apps

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Partnership with TourRadar to Launch Apps for Tourism Tropical North Queensland

Mobile travel guide tripwolf now offers white label solutions of its mobile travel guide apps to the tourism industry. Tourist boards, tour operators and travel publishers can now have their own apps for iPhone and Android based on the technology of the popular tripwolf apps. The app for the Australian tourism region Cairns & Great Barrier Reef has been built for Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ), in a joint project between tripwolf and tour aggregator TourRadar, will be officially launched on April 9, 2012.

“The new Cairns & Great Barrier Reef app built by tripwolf and TourRadar was received very well by our members and first users,” says David Inches, Director Consumer Marketing for Tourism Tropical North Queensland. “The collaboration has been very successful from the start.”

tripwolf and TourRadar have not only built iPhone and Android apps for TTNQ, but also a range of Facebook apps. All mobile and social apps include up-to-date information from local tour operators as well as hotels, restaurants and sights. The Cairns & Great Barrier Reef mobile apps also pull some of their content from the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW). They work completely offline once fully downloaded.

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tripwolf Travel App: Over 3 Million Mobile Travel Guide Downloads

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Mobile Guides by the Vienna Based Start-Up Conquer the World

tripwolf, a mobile travel guide available in five languages, reports over three million mobile travel guide downloads at the end of 2011.  This makes tripwolf one of the market leaders in mobile travel guides worldwide. The guides are equipped with valuable travel information, offline maps and an Augmented Reality viewer, meeting the needs of modern travelers.  tripwolf’s mobile travel guides are available for iPhone and Android smart phones. Basic guides are free, while Premium guides currently cost $5.99 per destination, including free updates after purchase.

Among more than 200 destinations, the most popular tripwolf guides are those for Berlin, London and New York, followed by Barcelona and Paris. “With over three million guides downloaded for iPhone and Android, we are now among the most successful players in the field of mobile travel apps”, says tripwolf CEO Sebastian Heinzel. “Our apps are especially popular because they work offline and don’t require the user to have an internet connection to utilize the travel information.”  Read More »