NileGuide Launches Event Listings and Interactive Map, Quickly Fills Up Travel Calendar

SOURCE: NileGuide

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – July 22, 2010) –  NileGuide, the one-stop travel planning website, launched international events listings on Thursday, with coverage across the world’s top destinations. With helpful filtering tools enabling users to find event recommendations based on preference (like outdoors, kid-friendly, or sports), date range, and other criteria, the new NileGuide Events tab allows travelers to plan trips around worldly happenings like the Henley Royal Regatta and the DC Cherry Blossom Festival, and help last minute planners find out exactly what’s going on when they get there.

Partnering with industry leaders Frommer’s® Unlimited, the B2B business of Frommer’s and a branded imprint of Wiley, and Ticketmaster, NileGuide Events features an international listing of concerts, festivals, art exhibitions, sporting events, farmer’s markets, cultural activities and more. In addition, the NileGuide Events Map provides an at-a-glance view of events around the globe in any category over any time frame, helping users structure their next trip around the best music festival or marathon.

“We know that many travelers love to plan their trips around local events, or want know what’s going on when they get to their destination,” said NileGuide CEO Josh Steinitz. “We built the event map and planning functionality to meet this traveler need, helping them to find experiences they’ll never forget.”

Wiley’s Director of E-Business Development Craig Schickler elaborated, “Including our expansive events content in NileGuide’s planning functionality enables travelers to take advantage of our expert recommendations of the best events around the world. The integration of Frommer’s content will ensure that NileGuide users have the timely, up-to-date, local information they need to have memorable trips.”

Finding great events on your next trip is easy — visit the Events tab in the destination of your choice on NileGuide, or check out NileGuide’s Events Map and get inspired!

About NileGuide

Through a global network of local experts and content partnerships with many of the world’s most trusted travel publishers, NileGuide provides a one-stop resource that makes the trip planning process fast, fun and personalized, helping travelers make the most of their trips. NileGuide’s web site and mobile applications offer access to hundreds of thousands of points of interest around the world, including hotels, activities, restaurants and suggested itineraries. The company’s technology enables travelers to create custom itineraries and easily filter their content to find recommendations based on preferences such as “local recommended,” “off the beaten path,” or “family friendly.” For more information, visit NileGuide’s Press Room.

About Frommer’s® Unlimited

For over 50 years, Frommer’s travel guides have been the trusted choice to help travelers explore destinations the way the locals do. Frommer’s Unlimited enables businesses to create high-value propositions for their customers by leveraging Frommer’s travel expertise, rich content resources and technical capabilities. Products and services provided by Frommer’s Unlimited include global destination and events content, private label Websites, mobile applications and custom publishing.

Whether your customers are venturing close to home or across the globe, whether your budget is limited or limitless, Frommer’s Unlimited delivers the most candid and reliable travel and event information, anywhere and anytime. Frommer’s is a registered trademark of Arthur Frommer. Frommer’s is a branded imprint of Wiley.

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