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Pauline Frommer Discusses Return Of Renowned Travel Guides

Evening Edition

Aired 2/5/14 on KPBS Midday Edition.

GUEST:

Pauline Frommer, Co-Author, Frommer's Travel Guides

Travel overseas is not as foreign as it used be, back when Arthur Frommer started his series of guidebooks for Americans in 1957.

Frommer's Easy Guide to Hawaii 2014. The Frommer's reacquired the trademark in 2013.

But getting reliable advice on the best deals and best sights to see, is still essential for a good vacation.

Now, after years changing hands between publishers, the Frommer's travel guides are being reborn, owned and operated once again by the Frommer family.

Even with competition from the internet and social media, Frommer's fans think the travel guides will become a key resource for a new generation of travelers.

Pauline Frommer will be celebrating the relaunch of the guides and offer travel advice, Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s Books in La Jolla.

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