Time Out launches Time Out Explorer

By Sumantha Rathore , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Media Publishing | June 25, 2012
The quarterly title is a travel magazine available across 20 cities of the country.

The publishers of Time Out India, Paprika Media, has launched its first travel magazine, Time Out Explorer. The magazine is targeted at evolved travellers, who are comfortable with world lingo, cuisine and culture. It caters to the consummate seeker who is well versed with different cultures and traditions across the globe.

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The new title has a cover price of Rs 100 and is a quarterly magazine. Time Out Explorer will be distributed in 20 major cities in India across airports, tourism hotspots, five star hotels and bookstores.

Talking about the new title, Rajnish Rawat, COO, Paprika Media, says, "It covers the most exciting destinations across the world and unearths the best of culture, nightlife, food, shopping, entertainment and adventure that each has to offer. I trust this magazine will serve as a valuable companion to people in their travels, and that the launch issue will inspire many more voyages into the world for them. It's time to go exploring."

He adds that the magazine aims to address the need for a magazine dedicated solely to intrepid travellers in India. Timeout Explorer is created in collaboration with Time Out teams across the globe. For the inaugural issue, local writers from the international network of Time Out have compiled a list of the world's 20 best cities to shop in.

Paprika Media is a publishing house under the aegis of the Essar Group, a business conglomerate with an enterprise value of approximately Rs 67,000 crore. It was founded and launched by Smiti Ruia in 2004. The company publishes three editions of Time Out magazine - Time Out Mumbai, Time Out Delhi and Time Out Bengaluru. The group has also launched Time Out Kids Guide, a guide for parents.

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