TripAdvisor Buys Citymaps to Deepen Location-Based Activities Marketing

TripAdvisor wants to be the go-to place for consumers to find in-destination activities on their smartphones. Citymaps will not only help consumers with map-based attractions' searches but will bolster TripAdvisor's abilities to perform location-based marketing. Expect more of those TripAdvisor notifications when you amble by an interesting tourist spot.

Visit Faroe Islands Creates ‘Sheep View’ Because Google Street View is a No-Show

Visit Faroe Islands sees its lack of Google Street View as a hindrance to tourism, so the tourism bureau is making its own "Sheep View." Even if the technology doesn't work perfectly, the project itself is getting attention and might boost tourism anyway.

What It’s Like to Go Offline With Google Maps

Google Maps still provides a basic value when travelers aren't connected to the internet if they download city maps before they arrive and use GPS-based navigation.

Nokia Near Finalizing Sale of Mapping Technology to German Automakers

The race for HERE slowed when Uber began poaching Google Maps veterans and an entire team from Bing Maps.

Manny Pacquiao Sings Praises of Google Street View for Philippines Tourism

Every country needs a tourism ambassador like Manny Pacquiao who just won't stop talking about how great the destination is, no matter the context.

Nokia Sells Mapping Unit to German Carmakers for $3.1 Billion

Uber will get the maps it needs from Microsoft, and the automakers will get a backbone for autonomous cars. Get ready for transportation to change radically in next to no time at all.

German Carmakers Likely Winners in Battle for Nokia’s Here Maps

We're doubtful that a group of car manufacturers buying the mapping unit in order to better play defense will make as much of it as a tech company pursuing it for a more aggressive offense.

Nokia Developing Global E-Ticket Standards for Transit Organizations

With innovations like this, we hope that Nokia stays independent of takeovers from Uber or auto manufacturers.

Everybody Wants to Own Nokia’s Mapping Technology

The future of discovery is entirely mobile, and right now Google is the undisputed champion.

Google Expands Its Waze Maps to Carpooling Tool in Tel Aviv

The app knows everything about you already. Might as well use it to get better rides, too.