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Tripwolf, one of the web’s early trip planning sites, has relaunched its smartphone application so consumers can use it without incurring expensive roaming charges.
TripWolf has become the latest travel content provider to throw its efforts into an augmented reality system, launching through its iPhone app.
Tripwolf, the Vienna-based online travel-guide provider, introduced a new version of its iPhone app, which provides some free content, but offers mobile users certain premium destination content for $5.99 or â‚¬ 4,99.
TripWolf signs content deal with Footprint guidebooks, sheds light on new business model for content sites
Travel guide site TripWolf is to work with guidebook brand Footprint to digitise its entire portfolio of destination content from around 60 books.
Following a trial for Footprint’s Peru edition, TripWolf will spend the next few weeks and months taking the original text files of the remaining guidebooks and add a string of electronic marks to make it web-friendly.
CEO Sebastian Heinzel says the Footprint content will be available alongside existing material on the Tripwolf site – but will include a Footprint stamp to indicate the source.