Improving Signage

Photo: La Paz = Peace Visitors expect to find helpful directions — online and on the ground. Orientation is key. Good signage obeys three simple rules: 1) The information is clear.2) The information is accurate.3) The information is where the visitor is looking. Confusing, obsolete or hard-to-find information leads visitors to question the entire enterprise. …

Google Maps

Icon Happy 15th anniversary, Google Maps! Google Maps – – is a web mapping service developed by Google. It offers satellite imagery, street maps, 360° panoramic views  (Street View), real-time traffic conditions (Google Traffic), and route planning for traveling by foot, car, bicycle (in beta), or public transportation. For gamification fans, Google Maps ranks …

Maps Links

Photo Links related to maps presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Elsewhere on the Web Wikipedia Geography Maps

Drawing a new map of the world

Poster Join us as we draw a new map of the world, highlighting examples of responsible travel, ecotourism and the local travel movement in action! We are seeking specific examples: Biodiversity Indigenous Tourism Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities Mountains Markets Parks Water Geography Responsible Travel Week Responsible Travel Week


Map = a diagrammatic representation of an area of land or sea showing physical features, cities, roads … Join as we share new maps of the world Embedded Tweets The History of Cartography, the "Most Ambitious Overview of Map Making Ever," Now Free Online — Open Culture (@openculture) February 8, 2017 Maps Geography …