The Purple Passport Launches New eBook Guide to New York City Sights

Downloadable guide features the city's most essential sights for travelers and locals

Jan 29, 2013, 09:10 ET from The Purple Passport

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Purple Passport, a web-based collection of chic guides to experiencing the world's cities in style, today debuted its eBook guide The Purple Passport to New York City Sights. The eBook guide packages The Purple Passport's handpicked sights recommendations in a convenient, user-friendly, and mobile format.

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Featuring over 70 of New York's most essential sights, with a focus on Manhattan, the downloadable guide points on-the-go locals and travelers to a wide variety of iconic marvels and hidden gems, including museums, skyscrapers, churches, parks, performing arts venues, shopping districts, and more. The guide is organized by neighborhood with helpful maps for easy navigation.

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 sights guide is an offshoot of the comprehensive New York guide The Purple Passport to New York City, which also covers hotels, spas, nightlife spots, restaurants, and shops. Other guides in The Purple Passport's eBook series include New York City Restaurants, London, Paris, Palm Beach, and Los Angeles. Users of the website can 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 (

Jennifer Garcia-Alonso
The Purple Passport, LLC
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New York, NY 10167

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