The Purple Passport Launches New eBook Guide to New York City

Downloadable guide features the city's chicest spots for both locals and travelers

Nov 16, 2012, 09:07 ET from The Purple Passport

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Purple Passport, a web-based collection of chic, one-stop-shop guides to experiencing the world's cities in style, today debuted its eBook travel guide The Purple Passport to New York City. The eBook guide packages The Purple Passport's handpicked recommendations in a convenient, user-friendly, and mobile format.


Drawing on The Purple Passport team's 20 plus years of living in New York, the downloadable guide points on-the-go locals and travelers to the most distinctive hotels, restaurants, spas, nightlife spots, shops, and activities in the city, with a focus on Manhattan. Organized by neighborhood for easy navigation, the eBook also includes helpful maps and city-orienting information about transportation, local culture, and seasonal highlights.

The eBook can be purchased at the Amazon Kindle Store. While designed for mobile devices and eReaders including the Kindle and Kindle apps for iPhone/iPad and Android phones/tablets, it can also be downloaded to Mac and PC computers.

The New York City guide is the fifth title in The Purple Passport's eBook travel series, which also includes guides to London, Paris, Palm Beach, and Los Angeles. EBook guides for other cities featured on the website are forthcoming. Users of the website can also take advantage of the site's unique functionality features, including mapping and trip planning tools. Founders Jennifer Garcia-Alonso and Emily C. Brands launched The Purple Passport in 2010; the collection of online guides includes London, Beijing, Los Angeles, Palm Beach, Paris, New York, and Taipei, with Washington, DC soon to debut.

About The Purple Passport
The Purple Passport ( is a web-based collection of chic, one-stop-shop guides to experiencing the world's cities in style. The site provides the full range of urban travel planning needs, from researching a trip start to finish, to reserving hotels, to creating an itinerary to be shared with travel companions. The Purple Passport team personally visits every spot that it reviews and never accepts compensation for featuring a venue on the site. First-person accounts of the team's travel experiences can be found on the companion blog, The Diary of The Purple Passport (


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