Lonely Planet introduces USD19.99 iPad app

Thursday 8, April 2010


Lonely Planet introduces USD19.99 iPad app


Travel content provider Lonely Planet has come up with an app for Apple’s new iPad that costs $19.99 and showcases 1,000 travel experiences.



The company says the iPad “is a ground breaking device that gives us the flexibility to publish content in extraordinary ways”.


The 1000 Ultimate Experiences App will allow iPad users to experience Lonely Planet’s top 1000 recommended experiences. Inspired by a Lonely Planet book called, 1000 Ultimate Experiences , the app re-imagines the book reading experience as a deck of 1000 cards which users can swipe, flick and thumb their way through, bringing together the top 1000 ideas, places and activities to entertain and inspire that next trip.


Additionally, Lonely Planet’s Discover guides - a new full-colour series to help travellers take in the ‘must see’ parts of new destinations, is in development for iPad in iBook format. Titles will include: Great Britain, Italy, Spain, France and Ireland.


“The multimedia capabilities of iPad allow us to offer travellers rich imagery and video, and have given us the opportunity to reinvent travel books in a playful and tactile way,” said Chris Boden, Lonely Planet’s director of Mobile & Innovation.


The main features of the app include editorial content, professional photography from Lonely Planet Images’ collection, Lonely Planet TV videos and an option for users to share their favourite experiences with friends.






Bookmark and Share


^ back to top


Find the best deals available today

The grey menu on the right is your best friend. Always check before you travel.

Plan your trips with the help of great resources

More and more travellers think that researching and planning a European city break is half the fun and they're not interested in pre-arranged trips or escorted tours. Self-guided tours offer a lot of advantages but require some guidance and good resources.


Clean, green and very pristine

Top 10 most environmentally pure countries

With the recent wild fires, disrupting flights and increasing air pollution, environmental quality is a growing factor in attracting tourists.



Top 15 most spectacular hotel rooftop views

The hotel price comparison site has put together a list of the fifteen most spectacular hotel rooftop terraces in the world.

Latest offers, discounts and more...

Accor “3=2 offer”
Why not extend your stay? 3 nights for the price of 2.
Columbus Direct travel insurance
Quality cover at low prices to customers all around the world.
Priority pass
Access VIP lounges no matter where which airline and class you fly.
European City Cards
See more and pay less! Get your "passport" to European cities.
Rail Europe
Comfortable and affordable on European trains.
Lonely Planet Magazine
Packed with insider knowledge, hints and tips.
Sandemans New Europe City Tours
Free walking tours in 13 cities within 9 countries.
Sol Melia Wednesdays
Search your exclusive special offers now for the coming weekend!
Low-cost shuttle and private transfers in over 70 countries.
IMEX Frankfurt 25-27 May
The essential worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events.
Subscribe to Travelio News Summary via RSS Follow our news titles on Twitter Become a fan of on Facebook Bookmark and Share