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Google Kills Print Editions of Frommer's Guides: Report

Website Skift says no more will be published

(Newser) - Travelers hoping to pick up an updated Frommer's book before their next vacation appear to be out of luck: Travel site Skift reports that owner Google has killed the print versions of the trusty guides. Google bought Frommer's only five months ago from publisher John Wiley & Sons,... More »

Google Buys Frommer's Travel Guides

Brand may be combined with Zagat Survey

(Newser) - Apparently Google loves big-name guidebooks. The search giant has agreed to buy the Frommer's brand of travel guides for an undisclosed sum, Frommer's current owner, John Wiley & Sons, tells the Wall Street Journal . Wiley had been publicly trying to unload the brand, saying it no longer fit... More »

2012's Top Ten Getaways

List includes Ghana, the Yucatan, even Kansas City

(Newser) - What part of the globe should you trek to next year? The writers and editors at Frommer's have released their top 10 destinations for 2012 with selections among unconventional getaways, hot spots hosting high-profile events, and regions that have been re-energized, notes USA Today . Some of the choices: More »

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