Forbes Travel Guide will announce its first-ever London Star Awards at the end of April, so now is the time to download those travel apps on your smartphones to make the most of your trip in this connected city. Trying to navigate the Tube? Can’t decide which pub to grab a pint? Not to worry; there’s an app for that. We enlisted our Startle.com London correspondent to curate...
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The London Olympic Park is reopened to visitors with 20,000 tickets sold in advance.
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Arthur Frommer, the founder of Frommer's Travel Guides, has bought his brand back from Google after the search giant reportedly decided to stop publishing the guides in print. Google had acquired Frommer's from Wiley in 2012 for $22 million.
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LONDON (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of tickets for Usain Bolt's return to the scene of his London Olympic victories sold out within 75 minutes of going on sale on Friday, organizers said.
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LONDON (Reuters) - Rapper Jay-Z will return to the London Olympics site this summer where he performed at the 2012 Paralympics as the sporting complex takes on a new life as the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
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LONDON — The figure of Oscar Pistorius racing around the Olympic track with his carbon-fiber blades whipping through the air was one of the enduring images of the London Games.
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Travel news site Skift is reporting that Google, which purchased the venerable Frommer’s travel-information empire last August, is killing off its line of printed books — more than 55 years after an ex-GI named Arthur Frommer kicked it off with the first edition of Europe on 5 Dollars a Day. When Google made the acquisition, it wouldn’t say whether it planned to stay in the...
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Writing romantic travel guides is backbreaking, foot-blistering, stomach-challenging and logistically exasperating work, James Lasdun admits.
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Many of the nearly 40 million annual visitors to Las Vegas could benefit from use of a simple daily travel info itinerary list. This particularly applies for those visitors who intend to visit multiple Vegas shows, attractions, and events or...
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The next iteration of Apple's mobile iOS operating system could be just around the corner, if recent data is any indication. Mobile site conversion company Onswipe reported today that it's seen a big increase in iOS 7 traffic to the sites it monitors. According to Onswipe, traffic from iPhones and iPads running iOS 7 increased significantly over the last week, with much of...
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