It's All in the Planning - Openroads.com Launches Interactive Maps

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Over the summer months, travel experts Openroads.com have been upgrading the quality of the information available on Britain's most popular tourist destinations. [Interactive maps have been added to targeted hotel selections to provide the user with a faster and more flexible service.

It has always been our aim to deliver top-quality information in an easy-to-use format. The addition of interactive maps is the first step to introducing more interactive tools to assist Openroads customers with their trip planning.

Over the summer months, travel experts Openroads.com have been upgrading the quality of the information available on Britain's most popular tourist destinations. Interactive maps have been added to targeted hotel selections to provide the user with a faster and more flexible service.

Accommodation listings have been categorised to enable visitors to go straight to a selection of hotels that meet their requirements. The standard categories of Country House Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts have now been supplemented with the option to select a hotel by star rating. Whilst city centre selections have always been available, for those people looking to escape the noise and bustle of city life, Area listings have been added to encompass quieter hotels in rural locations.

In response to popular demand, the web team at Openroads.com have been busy adding interactive Google maps to their accommodation listings enabling visitors to select hotels by location. Once on a map page it is a simple matter to click on an icon, see brief details of the hotel, select the View and Book button to check availability and make an on-line reservation. If the map doesn't quite cover where they want to stay, they can the mouse to move the map up, down, left or right to reveal more hotels.

As regular visitors to Openroads.com will have spotted, information on leading tourist attractions has also been upgraded. In addition to a brief overview of what to expect from the attraction, a focused hotel listing has been added showing nearby hotels and pinpointing the attraction.

Fans of London Theatre will be delighted to see that maps that show hotels for London shows has been added as well, with the theatres clearly marked.

Openroads.com, Commercial Manager, Steve Glanville had this to say:
"It has always been our aim to deliver top-quality information in an easy-to-use format. The addition of interactive maps is the first step to introducing more interactive tools to assist Openroads customers with their trip planning."

About Openroads.com

Open Roads Ltd. and its associate company TourKits Ltd. were formed in early 1999 and 2001 respectively and are run by a team with extensive experience in the travel and transport industries.

Openroads.com offers a range of hotels and other places across Europe. Book your accommodation safe and secure with us today.

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