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Guidebook

 

a short reference work on a country or a city, mainly intended for tourists and containing information on local sights, cultural institutions, transportation, and hotels. Baedekers are guidebooks on different countries and are widely known. Guidebooks that are devoted to individual cultural institutions (for instance, museums and large libraries) and to historical and artistic complexes provide information on their history, structure, and collections.

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The guidebook costs BGN 20 and is available for purchase at bookstores and tourist information centres across Bulgaria.
The Ministry of Interior is keen to see this guidebook become a clear reference for the required action to be adopted by people in charge of collecting evidence from the above-mentioned categories.
Negrotti, who lives in London, traveled in Jordan without a guidebook earlier this summer, she says.
Another approach, called the scenario-based approach in this study, is focused on developing scenarios or implementing mechanisms which may be helpful for balancing visitors' attention between electronic guidebooks and exhibits, instead of planting digitized content and information into mobile devices.
Michelin fused tourism, regionalism, and gastronomy during the interwar period by reinventing its Red Guides and launching regional guidebooks.
Philips also published and sold the first series of eco-tourism guidebooks on Brazil's national parks.
The first four guidebooks feature Chepstow Castle, Tintern Abbey, Kidwelly Castle and Harlech Castle.
She is the author of The Camp Kitchen Guidebook, available from the ACA Bookstore.
The first and most famous of the artistic guidebooks was Richard Ford's Hand-Book for Travellers in Spain, and Readers at Home, which he wrote as one of John Murray's series of guides in 1845.
Preparation is the key to dealing with the majority of today's security problems, and both guidebooks clearly outline the planning process and provide the direction necessary for implementing a workable security and emergency plan for any building.
Now consumers can access a barrage of information, from guidebooks to Internet Web sites.
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