GayCities Announces First Full-Featured LGBT Travel iPhone Application
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — FEBRUARY 12, 2008 — GayCities announced today the release of an iPhone application (http://www.gaycities.com/iphone/
) that maps nearby gay-friendly restaurants, bars, hotels, and beaches in over 70 cities worldwide on your iPhone or iPod touch.
Available for free at the iPhone App Store, the GayCities iPhone application is the first application from a gay media or internet company and it fully leverages the advanced location, mapping and live connection capabilities of the Phone and iPod touch.
"The GayCities application and the iPhone platform are a perfect match for gays and lesbians who spend significantly more on travel and leisure activities than the national average and are known as technology early adopters," said Scott Gatz, founder and CEO, GayCities. "The iPhone brings our worldwide listings and user reviews right to the palm of the user's hands, so they know what to do, where to eat, and where to stay wherever they are."
GayCities provides LGBT travelers with a richer, more personalized experience with greater convenience and access to accurate information, reviews, and ratings by fellow travelers than they could otherwise get with typical printed city guides.
Features of the GayCities iPhone application include:
- Always fresh and up-to-date information -one click for phone number, web site, & directions.
- Instant access to reviews and ratings by likeminded travelers.
- Search over 20 categories such as "mixed gay/straight crowd," "lounge," or "30-somethings" that suit your taste.
- Quickly find nearby bars and restaurants or a hotel using the mapping feature.
- Bookmark favorites and easily access recent searches.
The GayCities iPhone application gives LGBT travelers the latest most up-to-date listings, user ratings, and reviews delivered directly to the device, giving instant access to thousands of listings in over 70 cities worldwide.
GayCities is the most comprehensive, user-friendly online travel guide for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Designed to bring useful, up-to-date information on gay bars, clubs, hotels, restaurants, beaches to the masses, GayCities is community-driven, with thousands of listings and reviews, so that users can find out what travelers really think about a destination. GayCities currently provides in-depth reviews and information on destinations in more than 70 cities worldwide. For more information, please visit www.gaycities.com
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