SwamiCity Releases 9 New Cities in Free iPhone Travel App Series and Releases 17 Cities as iPad Apps

SwamiCity expands with new iPhone apps, iPad apps, an updated design, and new features including finding nearby WiFi locations.

Jun 16, 2010, 15:45 ET from SwamiCity

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- SwamiCity announces 9 new iPhone travel applications as part of its popular free iPhone travel app series. SwamiCity's new apps include: Miami, Orlando, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Dallas, Houston, Denver, Portland and Seattle. The apps work on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

An update to all SwamiCity applications adds new features and artwork. Now SwamiCity users can easily locate nearby wireless internet (WiFi) hotspots. The Near Me feature provides a broader range of options, including the ability to sort by restaurant type and locate the nearest Chinese or Indian restaurant. SwamiCity is also unveiling an updated design, with artwork representing each city and distinctive icons.

The design and app updates will apply to the 8 travel apps already released, covering the metro areas of: New York, Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Atlanta, Chicago, Boston, San Diego and San Francisco.

With more than 85 million iPhones and iPod touch sold, the excitement of Apple's recently announced iPhone 4 and the growing popularity of the iPad, apps are quickly changing how people travel. SwamiCity allows users to navigate cities with real-time travel information on their devices, including updates on flight status, traffic and weather. SwamiCity integrates maps, attractions, restaurants, hotels, and other travel information in one place, and unlike many travel applications, these iPhone apps are free. SwamiCity's updates continue to provide users with free vital information about their travel destinations or home cities.

SwamiCity continues to expand its iPhone app series with new releases now scheduled weekly. Major cities coming soon include: Las Vegas, Hawaii, Baltimore, Phoenix, Minneapolis, Toronto, Vancouver, San Antonio, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Paris, London, Jerusalem, Mexico City, Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco, and Cabo.

About SwamiCity

SwamiCity is the first free travel app series to combine the features of 30 individual apps in one easy-to-use interface. This unique application fills the gap between tourists and residents by providing multiple areas of interest, including: restaurants, flights, weather, attractions, hotels, museums, shopping, and more.

SwamiCity is the brainchild of Jonathan Bassan, an expert in the travel and hospitality fields. SwamiCity's mission is to develop a network of city-based applications and websites for the iPhone and other mobile platforms. Based in California with a broad network spanning the United States, SwamiCity's strong focus on community and user-generated content from both residents and visitors allows them to keep pace with vibrant cities and provide the most relevant, continuously updated information for people on the go.

SwamiCity applications can be downloaded for free in the iTunes App Store: http://bit.ly/cQGtIk.

More information about the latest apps can be found on www.SwamiCity.com.

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