[Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage launch: why no blog post or press release?

Stevie Benton stevie.benton at wikimedia.org.uk
Tue Jan 15 14:37:24 UTC 2013

Hi Tom et al,

There is indeed a release - but it is embargoed until 1600 GMT / 0800 PST...

It's uploaded to the WMUK blog in readiness to go live at the appointed
hour. I am absolutely certain that the Foundation are equally prepared.

Hope this is helpful,


On 15 January 2013 14:35, Tom Morris <tom at tommorris.org> wrote:

> Some friends asked me today about the Wikivoyage launch, and the reasoning
> behind it.
> I hopped over to https://blog.wikimedia.org/ and found... nothing.
> Then I went to https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Press_room and also
> found... nothing.
> Any reason why the Foundation hasn't published anything about the official
> launch of Wikivoyage? It'd be quite useful to be able to point my enquiring
> friends to "oh, this is what the Foundation are saying about it", but
> apparently the Foundation aren't saying anything about it.
> --
> Tom Morris
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