HotelMaps.com is a new hotel finder built around maps. Easier to use and offering more immediate information than conventional hotel finders, each hotel icon on the map is marked with a room price and star rating. In areas where hotels are close together, icons are grouped into clusters to avoid overlaps. Room rates and star ratings are permanently visible on the map, allowing the user to scan the most relevant information at a glance, thus accelerating the selection process. This sets HotelMaps.com apart from other map based hotel finders, which usually use dots or markers and lack immediate pricing information on the map. At launch, more than 200,000 hotels worldwide are available via HotelMaps.com. Once the user enters travel dates and hotel requirements, HotelMaps.com sources real-time room rates and availability data from more than 30 major travel sites and displays the best prices directly on the map.
The way we choose the hotels we stay in around the world is definitely changing with the technology that's available these days. Up until now it's been a case of trawling through sites and comparing prices and locations for your ... Read more