San Francisco, California – CulinartMedia, Inc. today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Tour the Finger Lakes 1.0, its new travel app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. “Tour the Finger Lakes” features local author and leading expert on the region’s food and wine scene, Michael Turback. Using the latest mobile technology, CulinartMedia has developed an app with three simple criteria that users select from to create their own unique guided tour of local wineries, restaurants, and other scenic and historic points of interest.
No more wading through multiple, all-inclusive tour guides to plan a trip. With over 24 tours, 150 site descriptions with color photographs and mapping and satellite functions, “Tour the Finger Lakes” is designed to quickly provide users with a personalized travel experience around this must-see region, including the areas of Bath, Syracuse, Rochester and Ithaca.
About the Author:
Michael Turback was trained as a restaurateur at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. He opened his first restaurant, Turback’s of Ithaca, at age 22. Michael’s achievements have been recognized by many major national daily newspapers, the Food Channel and leading food magazines. “Bon Appetit” hailed Turback’s as “…the best restaurant in New York State,” and “Restaurant Business” magazine awarded Turback’s with the “Best American Wine List.” Michael has written seven cookbooks, including “Ithaca Farmers Market Cookbook” and “Greetings from the Finger Lakes.”
* 24 custom tours
* More than 150 sites with descriptions
* 3 simple clicks: point of entry, main interest and choice of 1-2 tour days
* Over 150 color site photographs
* Map and satellite photos with Google Earth for each site
* User point of entry: Bath (SW), Syracuse (NE), Rochester (NW) and Ithaca (SE)
* Main user interests: food, wine and historic/scenic
* Browsing function
* Compatible with iPad 1, 2 & 3, iPhone 3 & 4
* Requires iOS 5 and earlier versions
* 200 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Tour the Finger Lakes is available in the App Store in the Travel category for a purchase price of $3.99 USD for iPad and $1.99 for iPhone.
CulinartMedia, Inc., a US and German based software developer, specializes in developing revolutionary culinary and travel apps and software that offer users heightened skills and techniques to increase their cooking and traveling capabilities. Our main objective is to fully utilize the technical capabilities of the new electronic media to provide consumers with a more dynamic, livelier and more useful food preparation experience. Copyright (C) 2012 CulinartMedia, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.