tripwolf Announces Media Partnership with TBU Innsbruck

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  • (1888PressRelease) May 12, 2011 - tripwolf ( announces its media partnership with Travel Bloggers Unite (TBU) for their next conference for travel bloggers and the travel industry, which will be held from August 25th- 27th in Innsbruck, Austria. tripwolf is a social and mobile travel guide which provides users with the opportunity to create their own travel guides along with providing complete travel info. The conference will be the first of its kind to be held in Austria and tripwolf is proud to be the official media partner for the conference. tripwolf is contributing a specially designed Innsbruck iPhone App for the duration of the conference.

    tripwolf founder & CEO Sebastian Heinzel will be delivering a talk at the conference on the growing importance of mobile apps for travel and how travel bloggers can benefit from this trend.

    Oliver Gradwell, Founder and Director of TBU said: "We are honored to have tripwolf onboard as the official media partner for our next conference in Innsbruck. We love the social aspect to the tripwolf travel guides as they really appeal to our delegates. Delegates will also be able to take advantage of a fantastic free iPhone app they can download which is specific to our conference."

    tripwolf will create the official TBU Conference iPhone App especially for the conference. It will serve as a handy travel guide to the city of Innsbruck, as well as containing conference specific information such as meeting points, city tour routes and conference schedules. All features, including maps, will work offline in order to avoid expensive roaming charges.

    This bi-annual Travel Bloggers Unite conference offers travel bloggers the opportunity to develop their skills through a variety of "How-to" workshops delivered by industry experts. Anticipated topics include SEO, travel writing, PR for bloggers, blog design, monetization and ethics. The conference also provides opportunities to meet with representatives from PR, tourism boards and the wider travel industry, as well as prominent travel bloggers.

    The conference is sponsored by the Innsbruck Tourism Board and the Austrian National Tourist Board.

    About tripwolf
    tripwolf ( is an innovative travel guide that is available online and on mobile devices and is generated by a travel community for independent travelers. tripwolf combines classic travel suggestions from well-known travel guides like Marco Polo and Footprint with fresh travel tips from thousands of travelers from all over the world. Users can use the contents of 50,000 travel destinations and 500,000 sites, restaurants, hotels, and much more to create personalized travel guides and then print them out as a PDF or download the iPhone application and view them there. The popular tripwolf iPhone application has been downloaded over 250,000 downloads so far and is already one of the leading travel apps. tripwolf is available in German, English, Spanish, Italian, and French. The tripwolf GmbH was founded in 2008, is overseen by managing partners Sebastian Heinzel and Alexander Trieb and employs a 15-member international team based in Vienna. The MairDuMont Group, market leader for tourist information in Germany and Europe, is an investor in tripwolf GmbH.

    About TBU:
    Travel Bloggers Unite is an exciting and fresh new community for travel bloggers, with the social website ( and the biannual conference. The website acts as a focal point for the community. It offers users a very social experience, whilst allowing them to network with other travel bloggers. Once a profile is created, a blogger can then start sharing their written work, upload photos or videos and engage in discussions with others. The popular Travel Bloggers Unite Conference takes place bi-annually and brings together travel bloggers from around the world. Particular focus is placed on the learning experience, with experts brought in from both inside and outside the travel blogging community. Also in attendance are representatives from PR, Tourist Boards and the wider travel industry, providing a vital link to those whom may wish to partner with bloggers in the future.

    Media Contact:

    Lea Hajner | PR & Social Media
    Spengergasse 37-39, 1050 Vienna, Austria
    phone: +43 664 88471910
    mail: l.hajner ( @ ) tripwolf dot com

    Travel Bloggers Unite Contact Oliver Gradwell | Founder and Director oliver ( @ ) travelbloggersunite dot com

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