"Citymaps has evolved to become the world's leading travel mapping platform -- the modern, digital replacement for the old analog tourist maps."
New York, NY (PRWEB) March 30, 2016
Citymaps announces today a major update to its proprietary mapping platform with the release of functionality geared specifically for travelers: downloadable, offline maps and nearly 100,000 city guides. The new offline maps functionality offers users free access to downloadable travel maps in more than 5,000 cities around the world, making Citymaps a valuable tool for travelers whether or not they have access to mobile data plans or wifi. The updated Citymaps app is available for free today in the App Store and Google Play Store.
Citymaps is a social mapping community where users connect with friends and travel experts as a way to get inspired and to explore unfamiliar places. Citymaps has created the world’s leading travel map platform, where users can plan trips, create collections of places to visit and discover itineraries created by friends and travel experts including Nomadic Matt and Travel & Leisure Magazine.
As the first mobile version of the traditional analog tourism map, Citymaps uses business logos on the map to represent places to visit, allowing users to browse through easily identifiable logos such as Nike or Starbucks - making Citymaps a useful tool for travelers in foreign countries.
The Citymaps travel map includes functionality that users can’t find in any other maps in the market, including:
Free Curated City Guides
Each offline map comes with a free City Guide. Each City Guide features a ‘Must-See’ list of the city’s top places as well as 12 different categories to choose from, such as “Coffee” “Restaurants” “Art” and “Bars.” The City Guides also include maps from top publishers including the NY Times and Gothamist as well as leading travel experts.
Full Offline Search
When users download Citymaps offline maps to their device, users can search the map for specific places or by type, and see search results on the map. Recent searches will be remembered for future one-click use. In addition, users will see a location's reviews, plus basic information, like hours and website information.
Over 40 Million Searchable Points of Interest
The map includes over 40 million searchable points of interest across categories including Must-See Travel Spots, Restaurants, ATMs, museums and hotels.