City Advisor for iOS – Expandable, Comprehensive Guide to 43 Cities / July 18, 2012
Jourist Publishing today introduces City Advisor for iOS, an expandable travel app that includes five comprehensive City Modules, and offers 38 optional modules for cities worldwide.The only travel guide business and leisure travelers will ever need, each City Module includes extensive photos, maps, recommendations, directories, restaurants, event schedules, historical sites, entertainment listings, travel information, and tours. The Modules included are New York, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Mexico City, and Buenos Aires.
More than a summary guide, each City Module offers a comprehensive overview of one of the world’s major cities. Each is filled with historical facts, notes on local culture, descriptions of points of interest, and practical information on a wide variety of topics. In fact, local residents find City Advisor invaluable when navigating their own cities in search of entertainment, food, and fun.
* City Advisor is the last travel guide you will ever need to buy
* Includes 5 City Modules, with 38 additional modules available
* Once downloaded no Internet connection is required; use City Advisor offline
* HD color photos, High-Resolution Maps, Descriptions, Directories, and more
* Categories and Sub-Categories lets users drill down to the information they need
From the first page of each Module, travelers can easily access hundreds of entries through the app’s touch-sensitive list of Categories. Divided into two parts, The City and Places of Interest, users can quickly look up any detail, or browse through individual Categories. The City includes the following Categories: General Information, Eat and Drink, Getting There, Entertainment, Fun Facts, Where to Stay, and Tours. Touching any Category opens a list of Sub-Categories.
Places of Interest includes the following Categories: All Places, Favorite Places, Accommodations, Bars and Cafes, Beauty and Spas, Entertainment Venues, Museums and Galleries, Nightclubs, Outdoor Activities, Practical Information, Restaurants, and Shopping. Touching any Category, such as Nightclubs, opens the following Sub-Categories: All Types, Blues, Disco/80’s, After Hours, Gay & Lesbian, Jazz, Live Music, Other, R&B/Hip-Hop, Rock/Pop, Salsa, Standards/Top 40, Techno/House, and World Music. Within each Sub-Category are full-page listings of individual clubs and map views:
The app makes it easy to find the best in event-based entertainment, with all-inclusive entries that cover concerts, events for families, local bands, theater, sports, festivals, and many other attractions. Events, compiled up until July 2013, can be filtered into three different listings: Today, Within the Next 3 Days, or Within the Next 30 Days. All the descriptions in the app include hyper-linked text, so that users can instantly move between Categories to plan the perfect day of sightseeing and entertainment. And because the entire City Module is stored on the iDevice, visitors can refer to City Advisor anytime, anywhere, offline.
Optional City Modules, available individually through an in-app purchase, include: Amsterdam, Antwerp, Athens, Bangkok, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dubai, Geneva, Hamburg, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Jakarta, Jerusalem, Lisbon, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Miami, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Nice, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Shanghai, Saint Petersburg, São Paulo, Taipei, Tel Aviv, Venice, Vienna, Zurich.
Top 10 City Modules:
* New York – 426 MB
* Las Vegas – 193 MB
* San Francisco – 413 MB
* Mexico City – 114 MB
* Buenos Aires – 220 MB
* Amsterdam – 154 MB
* Antwerp – 114 MB
* Athens – 85 MB
* Bangkok – 170 MB
* Barcelona – 141 MB
“Jourist Publishing is proud to introduce an encyclopedic app for travelers worldwide which is a great addition to our travel and language related product line,” commented Maria Stroiakovski, Marketing Manager. “Visiting several cities on your next trip? Make sure you bring the app that lets you add City Modules as you need them.”
* iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later (iOS 5 tested)
* Universal app optimized for display on all iOS devices
* 15 MB app; 1.37 GB storage for 5 free City Modules
Pricing and Availability:
City Advisor is $2.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Travel category. 38 optional City Modules are available as in-app purchases for $0.99 each. Several very large City Modules, e.g., Berlin (229 MB), are $1.99 each. Review copies are available on request.
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