Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Skiing with Google Maps

SnowTrax

SnowTrax is a ski destination search engine that uses Google Maps to show you the location of ski accommodation.

Using SnowTrax it is possible to search ski resorts by price, date and location. It is also possible to search five mountains at the same time allowing you to find the best deal.

SnowTrax can suggest resorts based on terrain style, snow quality, the apr├Ęs ski scene, and more. You can also compare hotels based on their proximity to ski lifts and bus stops. Each individual hotel is displayed using Google Maps so you can even check out the location for yourself.

Interactive Resorts

Interactive Resorts is a Google Maps mashup that allows users to search for chalets, ski lift information, lift pass offices, ski school meeting points and tourist information centres in major European ski resorts.

Accommodation for each ski resort is listed in the map sidebar and can be sorted by price, number of rooms and by rating. Clicking on a property's map marker opens an information window with details, photographs and price and availability information.

Estim Friends
Estim Friends is a ski and snow resort guide. The site includes a Google Map mashup that allows users to search for ski resorts around the world.

The map loads details for different levels of zoom, giving a continental or a country overview. At the country level individual ski resort are displayed on the map. Clicking on a map marker will load an overview of conditions at that resort.

theholidaylet.com

It is possible to search the 1,700 holiday rentals listed on theholidaylet.com via a handy Google Map. You can refine a search by property type, various options (Internet access, pets permitted etc) and by date.

The map uses marker clustering to ensure the fast loading of the 1,700 properties. Clicking on a map marker opens an information window with a photograph and brief description of the property and a link to the full details.

HotelByMaps.com

HotelbyMaps.com lists over 95,019 hotels worldwide. To use the site just enter your desired location into the search box and HotelsByMap.com returns a Google Map of the location showing all the available nearby hotels.

The hotels are also listed in the map sidebar. It is possible to list the hotels by cheapest or nearest to your chosen destination. The map markers contain hotel details, photographs and even a booking form.

Via: Mapperz

Previously Featured
  • FlexMappers - Ski resort videos, webcams, statistics, weather, blog and driving conditions by US state.
  • Ski Bonk - SkiBonk graphically displays snow depth and new snow for ski resorts throughout the world.
  • RiderTech - Ski resorts (and other action sports venues) from around the world.
  • RideSoCal - Southern California Snow Sports Community map. A Google Map mashing up the Ridesocal.com member database and ski resort information.
  • Wintersporters.nl helps you find European ski destinations on Google Maps.
  • Ski Alberta Live - Ski Resort mashup for the province of Alberta.
  • Canadian Ski Resorts - Map of Canadian ski resorts, current news on the Canadian ski scene, stats for the hills and links to accommodations at resorts across Canada.
  • Maine's Snow Report
  • Cross Country Skiing in the Finger Lakes

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