Frequent travelers who find it difficult to search new locations and destinations should be happy to hear this tidbit. Lonely Planet has been incorporated with Telmap for offering digital information of unknown places. Users of the Telmap solution can now locate areas and ease their mapping experience through this introduction. They can acquire updated travel information with an efficient out-and-about experience.
Telmap currently provides white label, hosted and managed search, mapping and navigation solutions to mobile operators. Tools are tailored to ease the traveling experience of users while driving to a new place. It also proffers them with ample amount of location-related information like traffic, speed cameras and points of interest. The solution centers around providing an individualistic experience, and hence the need for current living or travel environment information of local areas.
Motti Kushnir, Telmap CMO, remarked, “Telmap is working hard to make sure operators have a best-in-class offering that’s superior to anything else out there. Taking into consideration recent market developments, it is very clear that content is king and having a content-rich offering is a significant differentiator that can help operators win the LBS market, creating a viable alternative to competing offerings. Lonely Planet is a world renowned brand whose content has helped shape experiences of travellers for over 30 years, and we believe it to be a truly valuable addition to our solution. We are very excited to contribute our share to an enhanced user-experience while on-the-go.”
Lonely Planet enables travelers to gain up-to-date information of the world in a localized manner and also by-geography approach. Users can get complete information from an array of over 800 cities and regions in more than 150 countries. After the collaboration, users can look forward to experiencing a ‘must-have–can’t-live-without’ service which will simply enhance their lives while on-the-go.
The Lonely Planet is currently available in South Africa and will be made available to additional markets in the near future. Telmap’s location solution is now available with industry players such as Vodacom, Orange FT Group, Vodafone, SFR, O2, Telefonica, AOL, Pelephone, Carphone Warehouse and more.