Municipality of Ystad, Sweden

New iPhone app to guide Wallander fans in Ystad, Sweden

Press Release   •   Nov 01, 2010 10:13 GMT

The iPhone app ”In the footsteps of Wallander” guides the fans around various places of interest in the world of Wallander. The sites are displayed in a clickable list, along with data on actual distance to the site. With a click, the site and the film or book where it is mentioned is described with a short text. With another click the user gets to see a map with his own position and the site marked. One can also have the app make a suggestion on the shortest route to get there.

“-Film tourism is a growing sector in Ystad. With this app we are seeking new ways to help all fans of Wallander having a more interesting and enjoyable stay in Ystad and its surroundings”, says Marie Holmstrom, head of Ystad Tourism Office.

The Wallander app is available in a version that automatically adjusts the language used based on the user´s language settings. Supported languages are English, Swedish and German.

The app is available for download free of charge at www.wallander.ystad.se, or directly from your iPhone through AppStore, using the search word “”wallander”.

High resolution images can be found on the following link:
http://www.mynewsdesk.com/se/pressroom/ystadskommun/image/list

For more information, please contact:
Marie Holmström E-mail: marie.holmstrom@ystad.se Tel: +46 (0)411-57 77 12