Facebook has rebooted the Nearby function on its app for iPhone and Android, making it a true impromptu discovery tool for local businesses and attractions.
Clip the Trip is a crowd-sourced travel guide, currently covering 200 cities, that wants to help users find those out of the ordinary experiences often only known about by locals
The War of the Maps (Worlds? Ha!) between Apple and Google is that the struggle is not about immediate revenue, it is about ownership of geo-behavioral data and overall strategic positioning
Financial terms of the transaction weren’t disclosed for the purchase of the restaurant recommendation app. AIrbnb wants to distribute printed guides of what’s worth seeing in major cities.
Google’s recent acquisition of Frommers probably left quite a few in the travel guide sector quaking in their boots
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