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 The originally used Google Maps has been replaced by Toursprung’s own, leisure-optimized cartography.
As a second German Bundesland already Bremen uses Maptoolkit for its fullscreen view of the city and its surroundings, showing geodata from a variety of sources. The map has been developed by Infomax who have built up a notable amount of Maptoolkit expertise.
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.
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.
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”.
Mashup of all spots from Qype worldwide. Zoom to an address and see what hotels, restaurants and clubs are around. Filter by fulltext search. Optionally show weather or points of interest. Note the ability to load hundreds of thousands POIs instantly!
Bikemap is the world’s most successful bike route sharing application. It features around 500.000+ bike routes around the globe and is available in 20 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.
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.
The growing target group of users with mobile handsets (iPhone, Android and all other Webkit-based devices) are targeted with a fully functional yet smallscreen optimized version of the interactive map of Germany.
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 Runer’wWorld Germany.
Maptoolkit is fully integrated into the CMS backend of Austria.info. An editor writing a story presses “add map” which opens our MapWizard. The editor then designs the map and selects data points or intire data types. The maps are displayed with a nifty animation effect when a user clicks “show in fullscreen”. Used for hundreds of articles, and counting. Try it out yourself!
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.
A Toursprung team member was looking for a house to buy around Vienna and found the available sites cumbersome, so he mashed the data of Immobilien.net and Willhaben.at into this map, for his own pleasure. Took less than a day to build. Note: He has found a house meanwhile – using this map, thus data connections are not being maintained and may appear broken.
Radfalle.de is a service developed for a large German political pressure group enabling citizens to map cycle problems in public space. It uses our turnkey product POIweb with wich you can launch services aggregating public wisdom on hyperlocal issues within just some days. It features full Facebook Connect integration, Google Streetview and a large range of ready data such as weather, Wikipedia, pictures, live webcams and much more.
Wlanmap is a service developed inhouse to foster collective intelligence on where to go for free Wifi cafés. All maps are fully widgetized and can be embedded on thired party websites (example), delivering high SEO value. Another application of our POIweb product.
The German motorbike magazine aggregates motorbike routes from the platform Tourwerk.com to illustrate their travels section.
CheckMyTour is a motorbike community that uses MTK to provide users the possibility to map and share their bike rides.
The home care brand Weisser Riese from Henkel Germany integrates family bike rides into their web site. Users can add or upload routes.
A concept drafted in 2010 to win a project for an airline website (unpaid concept). The concept outlines some further possibilites what you can easily and quickly implement with Maptoolkit. See this blog post for further information (German).
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