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The Wikimedia Foundation is excited to announce the launch of its 12th official project: ... More

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Published 20 Jan 2013

The Wikimedia Foundation have built a reputation over the last twelve years as being an excellent interactive reference for everything from Civil War battles to reality TV shows. The whole idea of Wiki being to allow everybody and everybody to input information into the system. Every year of their existence the Foundation have released a new project and Wikivoyage becomes the 12th official Wikimedia project. It's a free, worldwide, online travel guide and, like Wikipedia and its sister projects, Wikivoyage is free to edit, free of ads and is built collaboratively by volunteers from around the globe.
Regular FeedMyApp readers will be well aware of our love of all things travel and we have a number of favorite travel apps that sit nicely alongside obvious ones like Tripadviser, Triposo and TripIt. Some of our favorites of recent times are the excellent RoadTrippers and Go Pro Traveling. There's a huge global demand for travel information but very few sources are both comprehensive and non-commercial. Sue Gardner, Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation was quoted as saying that "Wikivoyage is a great, useful service for travelers and I'm expecting that with the support of the Wikimedia Foundation and  the global Wikimedia editing community, it's going to get even bigger  and better." Wikivoyage has been an active wiki-based travel guide since 2006 in German and Italian, supported by the German non-profit Wikivoyage Association. The contributors on that site and the non-profit requested to migrate their content and offered...