Are Travel Guidebooks Dying?

Don’t count them out yet

Kayla Vokolek
3 min readNov 16, 2023

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Between accessible online travel tips and a global pandemic, one might guess that there is no future, or even a present, for travel guidebooks. Granted, there has been a significant decrease in sales, especially following the 2008 recession and the proliferation of smartphones. However, all is not lost for the publishers able to “meet the increasing demand for trusted

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