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Beyond the Book: tripwolf iPhone Travel Guides Improve on the Go

A Mobile Travel Guide Library With Tips From the Travel Community -- and Without Roaming Costs! (February 10, 2010)

VIENNA, AUSTRIA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/10/10 -- Today social travel guide tripwolf.com is launching its new travel guide app for the iPhone. It is the world's first mobile travel guide that is updated by tens of thousands of travelers around the world -- and around the clock! tripwolf combines travel information from traditional print guide publishers like "Footprint" (UK) and "Marco Polo" (Germany) with user generated content from the tripwolf community. "With the tripwolf app, you can literally put the whole world into your pocket," says tripwolf CEO Sebastian Heinzel. "The tripwolf travel guides on the iPhone are not only lighter, but also more up-to-date than traditional printed travel guides -- and our users help us make them better and better!"

Today's new release of the tripwolf iPhone app contains more premium content from "Footprint" and "Marco Polo" guides than ever. New interactive features have been integrated: Travelers can upload photos from their iPhones, vote for locations, write reviews, search for points of interest around them, and add newly discovered places to the tripwolf travel guides. All of this works offline, eliminating data roaming costs while traveling.

tripwolf travel guides on the iPhone are completely free for nearly 50,000 destinations worldwide. For some destinations tripwolf offers a particularly wide range of premium information: Travel guides for the cities Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Bologna, Florence, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Rome, Salzburg, Turin and Vienna match traditional travel guide books in terms of quality and coverage. Premium content for these destinations can be downloaded for only $5.99.

The free tripwolf iPhone app can be downloaded from the iTunes Store with this link: http://tinyurl.com/ydl5bbj


About tripwolf

tripwolf.com is a social travel guide available in five languages -- English, German, French, Spanish and Italian. Travel information on tripwolf.com is a combination of professional content from travel guide publishers like "Marco Polo" and "Footprint" and user generated content by travelers from all over the world. Users can access information about more than 500,000 points of interest worldwide and can download and print personalized travel guides. With the popular tripwolf iPhone application they can also use travel guides on the road -- online or offline. The tripwolf company is based in Vienna, Austria.

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