In late March, Google announced enhancements to their mapping API that gave developers programmatic access to their popular streetview feature. Now there are some very interesting streetview mashups to check-out.
Location-sharing service Gowalla is preparing to launch its long-awaited write API (our Gowalla API profile). The move could makes its platform as desirable as its main competitor, FourSquare. With it, comes the need to relinquish a bit of control of the user experience, something Gowalla has considered an important factor of its success.
Tourism applications can use data from dozens of sources including maps, transportation, booking, reviews, weather and more. Tourism APIs can help, and the best place to find them is in the ProgrammableWeb API directory. Here we highlight the top ten tourism APIs from ProgrammableWeb.