, the online destination for inspired travel, today introduces 57 new online video "Insider Guides," offering users free tours of top hotels, restaurants, nightlife, shops and attractions in New York City, Paris, London, Miami, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This fall, will introduce "Insider Guide" videos of Tokyo, San Francisco, Italy's Amalfi Coast and Barcelona, Spain, as part of an ongoing effort to create virtual video tours of top cities and destinations across the globe.

The fast-paced "Insider Guide" videos capture some of's top hotel, restaurant, nightlife, shopping and activity recommendations in about 30 seconds. The videos are shot in the first-person perspective, allowing users to virtually experience the place, whether it's Paris's glamorous Le Meurice hotel, New York's iconic Museum of Modern Art, or Tokyo's frenetic Tsukiji fish market. Music accompanies users on their journey and captures the essence of the destination.

"Travelers visit for regularly updated guides to over 200 of the world's top destinations, including hotel, restaurant, nightlife and activity recommendations chosen with the discerning traveler in mind," said Peter J. Frank, editor in chief of "Adding video 'Insider Guides' will give travelers a first-person, real-time perspective on the places they're planning to visit. The videos really capture the energy and spirit of a place in a way that words and pictures alone can't do." is working with TurnHere, Inc., a full-service Internet video solutions provider, to produce portions of the "Insider Guide" video tours set to music and created by TurnHere's global network of independent filmmakers.

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