Are we there yet?

Eveleigh, Mark
December 2008
Geographical (Geographical Magazine Ltd.);Dec2008, Vol. 80 Issue 12, p54
The article discusses how technology will change the way people travel in the future. The online travel guide Tourcaster offers several downloadable tours for Rome, Italy and other countries that can be played on an MP3 player or mobile phone. The handheld multimedia device WallGuide from the company MauerGuide, allows visitors in Berlin, Germany to visit forgotten sections of the Berlin Wall. The contributions of Google Earth maps to tourism are explored. The MAPA Project intends to amp the boundaries, roads and trails of every national park in Africa using a Global Positioning Device. Personalized, tailor-made tourism is discussed. INSET: Guiding the way into a new era.


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