8/20/2008 10:39:00 AM
Nokia teams up with Lonely Planet
Nokia and Lonely Planet have teamed up to distribute Lonely Planet
content via Nokia Maps.
The agreement means users can purchase and download city guides,
offering information on where they can find places to eat, shop, drink and
The downloads are available now and cost £5.99. They can befound in Nokia Maps in the Guides section of the Extras menu.
Information on over 100 destinations is currently available, and more
Nokia says it is continuing to expand its location database.
Maximilian Schierstadt, head of media partnerships, said: ‘Lonely Planet is a well-known
brand amongst travellers and stands for adventure and editorial independence.
‘We are very excited to offer their expert local recommendations and
itineraries to our Nokia Maps consumers, which will allow Nokia to continue to
innovate and enable compelling location aware experiences.’