Frommer

  • Google sells Frommer's guides back to founder within a year April 5, 2013

    San Francisco: Google Inc has sold the Frommers' line of travel-guidebooks, acquired just eight months ago from John Wiley & Sons Inc to strengthen its trove of local content and reviews, to founder Arthur Frommer. Google had intended to use the popular brand to beef up its own local content, listings...
  • Google to acquire Frommer's travel guidebooks August 14, 2012

    San Francisco: Google Inc is buying the Frommer's line of travel guidebooks, the latest move to amass a trove of publishing content that could strengthen the No. 1 Internet search company's push to become a major online travel broker. The sale by John Wiley & Sons Inc comes nearly a year...