Best New Mashups: Travel Mashups Featuring Google Maps, HotelsCombined and Panoramio

Wendell Santos, July 5th, 2013

Google MapsSummer is in full swing and that means vacation time for many of us. Planning the logistics of a vacation can be a chore sometimes so this week we are presenting a few mashups to help you out. Whether it’s finding the right hotel, picking out tropical resorts or checking the road conditions these mashups have got you covered. Read below for more details.

Caribbean Resorts Mashup – WordPress meets google maps and panoramio photos to create a new way of discovering all inclusive resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico. Caribbean Resorts Mashup – a free informational resource of all inclusive resorts from Mexico, Cuba and Dominican Republic. It brings in one place, the resorts details, quick access to reviews, aerial views maps, Panoramio photos and YouTube videos. APIs used include: Panoramio, GoogleMaps. More at our Caribbean Resorts Mashup profile.

Xhotels.net – Xhotels.net compares prices and provides usual travel information for the World’s coolest destinations. It compares over 100 online travel agencies featuring over 300,000 hotels worldwide. Users also get aggregated guest reviews. APIs used include: HotelsCombined. More at our xhotels.net profile.

Pothole Season – Pothole Season is a service that displays the location of potholes on a map. If you are looking to go for a drive and want to avoid bumpy roads, this mashup is just for you. APIs used include: GoogleMaps. More at our Pothole Season profile.

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July 7th, 2013
at 12:38 pm
Comment by: Rob Colburn

I’m really enjoying PW’s renewed focus on profiling/summarizing API’s/Mash-ups rather than just listing them. Good job PW team!

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