The versatility and flexibility of the Maptoolkit framework can best be shown by the variety of web and smartphone apps that have been launched with MTK in the last years. This page presents some selected showcases:
Bergwelten.com by Red Bull
Bergwelten is a mountain magazine made by Red Bull Media House GmbH. The website Bergwelten.com brings the amazing content to the web and Toursprung supports the outstanding experience with 3D visualization of the routes as highlight.
|MTK modules used:||MTK Maps API, Geo data hosting, Static Maps API, Geocoding API, Cartography, , 3D Maps|
|Implementation:||Toursprung / Customer|
|Example deep link:||Bergwelten.com|
Schleswig-Holstein tourism gave us the opportunity to replace their former Flash-based bikeroute planer with our state-of-the-art bike routing featuring A to B routing and round tours.
|MTK modules used:||MTK Maps API, Geo data hosting, Static Maps API, Geocoding API, Cartography, Routing APIs|
|Example deep link:||sh-tourismus.de/radroutenplaner/|
Schwarzwald Plus uses our map framework to show the offers and activities on a nice overview map.
|MTK modules used:||MTK Maps API, Geo data hosting, Cartography|
|Example deep link:||schwarzwaldplus.de|
|MTK modules used:||MTK Maps API, Geo data hosting, Static Maps API, Geocoding API, Route module, Cartography, Routing APIs|
|Example deep link:||Plan.at|
Hamburg-Tourism.de uses Maptoolkit to present a big range of point of interests in the city and arrange them to recommended city walks. The project was implemented by the local agency n@work.
Tiscover.com, largest touristic booking website of the Alps, has completely redesign their map-based booking search and also illustrated POI and destination pages with maps. The originally used Google Maps has been replaced by Toursprung’s own, leisure-optimized cartography, displaying around 100k points of interest on one map. Special focus has been laid on SEO, placing tens of thousands of static maps in the Google Images index.
Sentres is a joint venture by the Athesia Group with Tappeiner Group in South Tyrol. Sentres is a cutting edge touristical tour portal for the region and was launched in late 2010. Among the implementation partners is the reknown design agency Edenspiekermann from Berlin.
The National Tourist Office of Germany has developed a state-of-the-art map implementation as part of their website relaunch, complete with print and mobile maps, using Maptoolkit. Quick loading, static maps are displayed on almost every page, leading to fullscreen interactive maps.
Interactive Map of Austria
For the National Austrian Tourist Office we have created the official tourist map of the country. It mashes all kinds of data, current weather and political boundaries. It has been named by Google Executives “Best Practice Implementation in Tourism”.
Bikemap is possibly the world’s most successful bike route sharing application. It features around 1,000,000+ bike routes around the globe and is available in 22 languages. Users can upload or draw routes magnetically along roads. Features a dozen external data sources in mashup mode and supports OpenStreetMap and OpenCyclemap. Handles over a million map requests every day and serves a million unique visitors each month.
The German Bundesland Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen) uses Maptoolkit extensively to add a map mode to every page. Geo content is being aggregated from a multitude of external partners and Web 2.0 sources. Data is being clustered in a customized design. The map view has been developed in close cooperation with Infomax.
The German province Schleswig-Holstein also uses MTK to display sights and points of interest within their Bundesland. The implementation was done by Infomax.
Ötztal & Sölden Maps
Ötztal Tourism, one of the largest destination management organizations in Austria, has used Maptoolkit to show what to do and where to hike in this Tyrol valley. MTK is also used for the Sölden map, and many other sub-destinations, as well as to display single hike route maps along with elevation profiles and GPS download.
Runner’s World is the largest magazin for runners worldwide. The german publishing house Rodale-Motorpresse launched MeineLaufstrecke.de for their huge collection of running routes as part of the online presence of Runners’ World Germany.
Tourwerk is a route sharing application for a range of sportive activities, developed by one of Germany largest publishing houses. It’s route functionality soon will be integrated into a range of their sites like Men’s Health, Mountainbike Magazin, Runner’s World and Outdoor Magazin.
|MTK modules used:||MTK Maps API, Geo data hosting, Geocoding API, Cartography, Static Maps API, Route module|
|Example deep link:||Rollerblade routes|
The German motorbike magazine aggregates motorbike routes from the platform Tourwerk.com to illustrate their travels section.
|MTK modules used:||MTK Maps API, Geo data hosting, Route module|
|Implementation:||Motorpresse Stuttgart inhouse|
|Example deep link:||Maps.motorradonline.de|