Articles tagged “street view”

What Destinations Do When Google Maps Lets Them Down

What Destinations Do When Google Maps Lets Them Down

Greg Oates, Skift

Tourism and hospitality companies have an opportunity with Mapillary to create their own ground-level, photo-based mapping platforms without having to wait for Google Street View teams to create or update them.

2 years ago

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

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

Sarah Enelow, Skift

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.

3 years ago

Google Launches Map With Street Views of Airports, Train and Subway Stations

Google Launches Map With Street Views of Airports, Train and Subway Stations

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Google has the resources, but not necessarily the focus, to become a go-to resource for airport images and information.

5 years ago

Google Street View says aloha to Hawaii hiking trails and volcanoes

Google Street View says aloha to Hawaii hiking trails and volcanoes

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press

Google Street View gives destinations the opportunity to draw more visitors by providing detailed images of natural attractions that were previously difficult to capture online.

6 years ago

Google Street View scales first tower, world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa

Google Street View scales first tower, world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa

Google’s vertical ascent was the next stop in its mapping conquest that started with roads and progressed to include natural wonders and indoors. Destinations can hope for an increase in interest in monuments that can be hyped with the online views.

6 years ago