Frommer’s® Releases World’s Largest Travel Guide on Amazon.com’s Kindle Store

Travelers now able to save money and luggage space with 12 city guides available in one wireless download for Kindle and Kindle 2

frommers1 March 9, 2009 –Frommer’s®, the market leader in travel guides and a branded imprint of Wiley, announced today that it will offer its first Frommer’s CitySet, which contains the complete contents of  its 12 bestselling city guides, exclusively for Amazon Kindle.  If travelers were to purchase the contents of the Frommer’s CitySet in print form, the stack of books would weigh 8 ½ pounds and fill up 3,809 pages. Now all this information is available in just over 10 ounces on the Kindle or the Kindle 2 for a special price of $39.99.

“The Kindle device combined with Frommer’s content makes an ideal travel tool,” says Ensley Eikenburg, Associate Publisher of Frommer’s Travel Guides. “Not only can the Kindle contain loads of information, travelers can read it anytime, anywhere without having to worry about an internet connection.”

“Our customers have been interested in travel books for their Kindles since the beginning and we are excited to make Frommer’s CitySet available on our Kindle Store,” says Laura Porco, Director of Kindle Books at Amazon. “Through our collaboration with Frommer’s, Kindle and Kindle 2 customers can wirelessly download the world’s largest travel guide onto a sleek 6-inch display.”

The twelve cities included in the Frommer’s CitySet are Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Dubai, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, London, New York City, Paris, Rome, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C.

Frommer’s CitySet is available to purchase and wirelessly download from the Amazon.com Kindle Store starting on March 5, 2009. Individual city guides are available in the Kindle Store for $9.95.

For more information, contact:
Sarah Gorback

201 748 5629
sgorback@wiley.com
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