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Frommer’s Complete iPhone® and iPod touch® App Series Grows to 10 Titles

4/14/2010 by Press Room, Modality

Hoboken, NJ and Durham, NC.,- April 14, 2010 – Modality, Inc. and Frommer’s®, a branded imprint of Wiley Publishing, Inc, today announced that six more Frommer’s Complete travel guide applications for iPhone and iPod touch are available on the App Store. The entire series of Frommer’s apps includes all the detailed information found in the Frommer’s printed travel guides and leads users on a curated tour of major cities around the world, with hundreds of restaurant, hotel and attraction recommendations from leading travel experts, with or without a network connection. Frommer’s Complete apps are now available for the following cities:

  • Hong Kong: A Frommer’s Complete Guide
  • Las Vegas: A Frommer’s Complete Guide
  • London: A Frommer’s Complete Guide
  • Los Angeles: A Frommer’s Complete Guide
  • New York: A Frommer’s Complete Guide
  • Paris: A Frommer’s Complete Guide
  • Rome: A Frommer’s Complete Guide
  • San Francisco: A Frommer’s Complete Guide
  • Oahu: A Frommer’s Complete Guide
  • Washington, D.C.: A Frommer’s Complete Guide

“Frommer’s provides detailed, trusted reviews and recommendations from our travel experts.” said Craig Schickler, Director of E-Business Development at Wiley. “Whether you’re in town on business for 48 hours or a family on a week-long vacation, you can save yourself time and stress knowing that any restaurant, hotel or attraction you find in these apps is worth a visit.”

“Modality focuses on delivering the most trusted brands in reference and educational content to the App Store, and leveraging the groundbreaking design and functionality of the iPhone and iPod touch to create really engaging user experiences,” said Nate O’Keefe, director of publishing at Modality. “The Frommer’s series provides hundreds of listings to plan an itinerary from anywhere—in flight, on a subway, overseas or in your own neighborhood.”

Each Frommer’s Complete app features the latest information from Frommer’s complete series guidebooks. Users can toggle quickly between the indexed Places finder and the in-depth Guidebook, find attractions nearby with location-based navigation using Google Maps, and dial numbers quickly using integrated phone numbers.

Frommer’s Complete travel guides are now available for $4.99 per application from Apple’s App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore.