Thu, 04/04/2013 - 09:00
The travel guidebook brand Frommer's has been reacquired from Google by its founder, Arthur Frommer, according to reports, with Google licensing 'certain' content back to the publishing business so it can continue to publish guidebooks.
In a statement to the Associated Press,...
Tue, 14/08/2012 - 09:30
Google has bought the travel brand Frommer's from John Wiley & Son, in a move that sees the internet company bolster its content businesses. Google already owns the restaurant guide Zagat, and recently integrated its reviews into its Google + Local service.
Neither John Wiley nor Google has indicated what the latter paid for...
Tue, 15/12/2009 - 10:54
John Wiley & Sons has signed a deal with Scribd to market and sell e-books, including the For Dummies series and Frommers travel guides, through the "social publisher's" online store.
Scribd has also struck deals with Barnes & Noble subsidiary Sterling Publishing, Chronicle Books and University of...
Mon, 06/10/2008 - 06:00
Frommer's Travel Guides are being released for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
The 2008 editions of Frommer's New York, San Francisco, London and Paris can be bought and downloaded on Apple.com via the new Apple App store and on iTunes for US$9.99, and additional Frommer's guides are scheduled for release in late 2008.