The world leader in mobile travel portals, city.mobi, launched its mobile city guides for the Middle East during the World Travel Awards Middle East Ceremony on May 5th, 2009. The new mobile city guide domains include the major Middle East cities of Dubai.mobi, AbuDhabi.mobi, Beirut.mobi, Damascus.mobi, Amman.mobi, KuwaitCity.mobi, Riyadh.mobi, Sanaa.mobi, Tehran.mobi, Doha.mobi and Muscat.mobi.Designed specifically for the needs of users on the go, the mobile city guides include up to date information on hotels, events, attractions, restaurants, shopping, entertainment and itinerary ideas in each city for travellers and city goers alike.
Commenting on the new launch, Kelly Footit, Head of Development said, “The Middle East represents a major growth market for city.mobi. With international tourism destinations such as Dubai and Abu Dhabi, as well as thriving cosmopolitan cities with the likes of Tehran and Riyadh, there is increasing demand for mobile city information.”
The Middle East mobile city guides are accessible via the mobile web by entering the city name followed by the .mobi extension in a mobile browser or by visiting http://city.mobi and browsing to the Middle East section.
With over 1.4 billion mobile data enabled handsets currently on the market, the new city.mobi Middle East cities join a groundswell of travel and tourism related services who’ve gone “.mobi,” including the American Automobile Association (AAA), Amtrak, Air France, Hilton, KLM, Marriott, Renfe, SAS, Spanair, Thalys, ESPN, The Weather Channel and ZAGAT Survey.