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Consumer Traveler Today: Dec 5



Consumer Traveler Today: The death of guidebooks 

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The death of guidebooks

Posted: 05 Dec 2012 03:00 AM PST

What happened to guidebooks? Over the years, guidebooks have begun to disappoint. They have some severe limitations in terms of space (number of pages); when published, the information is already a year old; plus, these days, guidebook writers are rarely the kind of travelers who can truly appreciate the kinds of establishments I would want to dine or sleep in.

What we’re reading: Record-setting 737 orders, United 787 emergency landing, Iceland’s traditional Christmas

Posted: 05 Dec 2012 02:00 AM PST

B737 breaks delivery and order records, United 787 makes emergency landing in New Orleans, an Iceland traditional Christmas