Category Archives: Travel

New Global Wiley Press Room Launches!

October 2, 2009 – The new global Wiley Press Room has launched. To continue receiving the latest news from Wiley, please visit: http://www.wiley.com/go/press. Advertisements

Looking for good eats near Book Expo America 2009?

Mike Colameco of WOR Radio shares his top walking distance picks from Book Expo America Top Picks Brgr (287 7th Ave. near 26th St.) – great burgers Coopers Tavern (35th St. and 8th Ave.) – in New Yorker Hotel Esca (402 @. 43rd St.) – great Italian seafood H.K. (523 9th Ave. at 39th St., […]

Ed Struzik Travels in the Melting North

For over a year, Struzik traveled on eleven trips throughout Alaska, Canada’s Arctic territories, and Greenland to document this rapidly changing world. The veteran journalist gained unprecedented access to scientific expeditions, native communities, as well as security and sovereignty experts. THE BIG THAW details Struzik’s observations of receding glaciers, dwindling herds, and invading species symptomatic of a world in decline.

Struzik goes into the field with the world’s leading polar bear scientist, skis on melting glaciers with glaciologists, travels the Northwest Passage on an aging icebreaker, and stalks a carnivorous rogue walrus with an Inuit hunter. His journeys bring him up close to some of the world’s most unique animals, from the iconic polar bear to the mysterious narwhal to the prehistoric-looking muskox.

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 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 […]

GUIDE TO NEW YORK CITY LANDMARKS, 4E

“New York’s lifeblood is its landmarks–its historic neighborhoods, its incomparable buildings, its distinctive streets. This book will guide you through the extraordinary places that make New York New York.” –Paul Goldberger, Architecture critic, The New Yorker “This vital book will not only offer interesting information and insights on New York City’s 90 historic districts, 1,181 […]

THE UNOFFICIAL GUIDE Uses Algorithms to Save Travelers’ Time and Money at Walt Disney World

“A tourist’s best friend!”—Chicago Sun-Times “Indispensable.”—The New York Times August 20, 2008 – Is it possible to use evolutionary algorithms to create touring plans that can save up to 4.5 hours of waiting in line per day? How about using a technological optimization program that determines which of the admissions options is the best suited […]

Frommer’s Travel Guides Now Available on Apple iPhone® and iPod® Touch

August 11, 2008 – Modality, the leader in transforming premium, branded learning and lifestyle content for personal handheld media players, has begun releasing Frommer’s® Travel Guides for iPhone® and iPod® Touch. Frommer’s® is the market leader in travel guides, and a branded imprint of Wiley Publishing, Inc, helping novice and world-class travelers navigate their journeys […]

Despite $4 Gas, Road Trips Are Still On With Frommers

July 22, 2008 – The great American road trip is on—even with $4 gas. Traveling a few hours from home to see local sights is still affordable, and Frommer’s® Travel Guides can help reveal where to drive to without breaking the bank. You can’t assume fuel is “free” any more. But especially when you pack […]

Travel Guru Arthur Frommer Posts 1000th Blog Entry

July 22, 2008 – The world’s foremost travel authority, Arthur Frommer, has posted his 1000th blog entry today on Frommers.com. Mirroring his classic best-selling EUROPE ON FIVE DOLLARS A DAY, Frommer’s first blog post on May 8, 2007 was titled “Europe and the sinking dollar: what do we do now?” Since then, Frommer has posted […]

Interview with Ensley Eikenberg, Associate Publisher of Travel for Wiley

John C. Havens interviews Ensley Eikenberg, Associate Publisher and Head of Travel for John Wiley and Sons about Wiley’s Frommers Travel Guides. Click here to listen: SHARE:

Frommer’s and Borders Team Up to Revolutionize the Art of Travel Planning

Customers at Borders stores will soon have an exciting travel planning tool literally at their fingertips. Frommer’s, the publisher of the best-selling travel guidebooks, has created the ‘Borders Trip Recommender’ for Borders’ new Travel Kiosk. The kiosk, which will feature a touch-screen display unit, has been installed in Borders’ concept store in Ann Arbor, Mich. […]