102 Travel Mashups

One of the most popular tags for classifying mashups on this site is "travel". How popular? So far, 102 mashups at ProgrammableWeb have this tag. Most are mapping-related, often used to highlight locations for a specific destination like French Champagne houses, UK Bed and Breakfasts, NYC Broadway Shows or Hollywood celebrity hotels (and gossip):

Hollywood Chatter Hotels

Other travel mashups are more utilitarian including:

GMaps Flight Tracker

  • Find Airport Parking: Find everything you need when rushing to the airport and need parking. Find out which airport parking facility is closest to you or to the airport, which is cheapest
  • GMaps Flight Tracker: View incoming flights into 7 major US cities. Altitude, speed, heading and flight path are all interactively displayed on the map. Be air traffic control.

While yet other "travel" mashups are just different:

Air Travel Emissions Calculator

  • Fatal Crash Data Maps: Search fatal crashes by zip code, driving directions, custom drawn polygons on Google Maps. Search results include crash details.
  • Air Travel Emissions Calculator: A Google Maps mashup that allows you to calculate the per-passenger greenhouse gas emissions created by a commercial airline flight between any two airports.
  • Random Day Out Generator: Pick where and the types of things you like to do and where. Watch it build your itinerary for the day.

See all 102 travel mashups here.

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