July 24, 2011 in Travel (F)
[prMac.com] Athens, Greece - Experience Greece has introduced Experience Santorini EN 1.0.0 for iPhone and Experience Santorini HD 1.0.0 for iPad. After many years of traveling, writing and publishing guides and books about Greece in collaboration with big publishing houses, journalists Yiannis Drenoyiannis and Valy Vaimaki, along with their collaborators, launched the experience Greece project. The aim is to create a series of digital travel-cultural applications for all smartphones and tablets, based on the concept of travel experience. The first two applications are already available on the App Store.
Experience Santorini iPhone app in English and Greek language:
Comprehensive, reliable and user-friendly the application is updated and detailed. It includes more than 50,000 words and 270 photographs. Information is relative to the history of the island, the architecture, the attractions (volcano, villages, museums, archaeological sites), the unknown Santorini (Skaros, the vineyard and wineries, the kanaves etc.), all the beaches, the local produce and gastronomy, activities (hiking, cruising the island, scuba diving). The Details button in the main menu includes additional information on each subject.
It offers more than 500 selected suggestions for hotels, restaurants, cafe-bars, clubs, beach bars, shops etc. The "near you" feature allows the user to track everything within a range of a few kilometers around him. This allows the user to choose among several attractions, beaches, museums, archaeological sites, restaurants, hotels, cafes, and bars, clubs that he wish to visit from his current location. The application is designed to operate offline, has embedded search option and a favorites feature. The special "info" key in the main menu includes details on all useful telephone numbers and websites. The abundant photographic material and the videos that were created exclusively for this application illustrate in the best possible way the breathtaking beauty of Santorini.
Experience Santorini Hd For iPad:
An original, stand alone, enhanced and fully interactive application that takes advantage of the iPad functions and the new philosophy of tablets. It combines the aesthetics of a modern and innovative digital "magazine" with the handiness of a detailed travel-cultural guide. It is the only application that reveals all the attractions but also the deepest secrets of Santorini Island, one of the world's top tourist destination. It has creative use of the horizontal and vertical iPad layout, so as to include more photographs and texts. More than 20 minutes of videos created exclusively for the application. It includes interviews with archaeologists, winemakers, folklorists etc. High quality photographs and slides to admire the best spots of the island, even before visiting it.
The Experience Santorini HD for iPad has unique features:
* Rich multimedia interface.
* Full interaction, with browsing directions in each section.
* Original texts and insider's tips.
* All information is 100% reliable and up to date.
* In-app browser to visit various links and websites.
* Offline operation.
* Constant updates.
Coming soon for iPhone:
* Experience Mykonos
* Experience Rhodes
* Experience Corfu
* Compatible with iPhone
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 47.3 MB
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 4.1 or later
* 264 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Experience Santorini EN 1.0.0 is only $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Travel category. Experience Santorini HD 1.0.0 is only $6.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Travel category.
The Experience Greece travel team consists of well-known Greek journalists, cartographers, photographers and special consultants, specialised in travel reporting. With systematic research and constant travelling around Greece, we have published more than 50 travel guides and coffee table books in the past 6 years and own the most comprehensive, trustworthy and up-to-date database of travel and cultural information. By creating applications for smartphones and tablets we are trying to present the true Greece, as we know it, from the inside. To transform journeys into experiences that we share with our “readers” who give us their valuable feedback. Our applications are destination-oriented or thematic and they will be translated in various languages. Copyright (C) 2011 TinyPlanet Software LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.