DK Eyewitness Travel Guides

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides

December 14, 2010 15:02 ET

Announcing The First DK Eyewitness Travel iPad App!

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 14, 2010) - DK Canada is pleased to announce the launch the first Eyewitness Travel iPad app at the iTunes App Store.

"We really feel Eyewitness Paris will be a game-changing travel app," says Digital Publisher Peter Buckley. "With iPad we are excited to have a device that is the ideal showcase for a DK Eyewitness Travel Guide. With the app, we've taken everything people love about DK guide books and added an extra layer of depth and interactivity that take full advantage of iPad's high resolution display and innovative Multi Touch interface. We've created a product that is not only gorgeous to look at, but also a joy to use and packed full of really useful information for any traveler."

Following the DK Eyewitness motto of "showing you what others only tell you," users are able to discover Paris in unparalleled depth. Some of the features of the DK Eyewitness Travel Paris app include: 

  • 3-D cross-sections of 'star sights' that allow for a detailed exploration of key Paris landmarks

  • Illustrated street-by-street walks with handy information on 'hotspots' and photographs of Parisian neighborhoods you want to explore

  • Full GPS-enabled DK mapping means that you can locate yourself in the city wherever you are with no roaming charges. All attractions, hotels, restaurants, and stores are pinpointed on the maps, with a simple tap delivering all the info you need. Includes a plan of the Paris metro system

  • An image gallery of over 400 evocative photographs brings the city to life with award-winning Eyewitness Travel photography

The Eyewitness Travel Paris App allows users to identify the places to go and sights to see, plan itineraries, explore the cultural history of the city and share it all with friends and family via e-mail and social networks. 

The next two Eyewitness Travel apps, London and New York will be released before the end of the year.

Notes to Editors:

DK Eyewitness Paris is available for $16.99 from the iTunes App Store on the iPad or at http://itunes.apple.com/app/ew-paris/id403266639.

Visuals are available at cn.dk.com/travelapps.

For further information about DK Eyewitness Travel's digital initiatives or to request a download code to review the DK Eyewitness Travel Paris App, please contact: chris.houston@tourmaline.ca

About DK Eyewitness Travel:

The world's bestselling travel guide publisher and leading content provider, DK Eyewitness Travel publishes inspirational and authoritative travel content across all platforms. From much-loved books to ground-breaking apps and a multi award-winning website – traveldk.com – DK Eyewitness Travel delivers the information travelers need in whatever format they want it. 

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