Italy: TomTom adds tourist accommodation database

TomTom has announced an agreement with Studio Scivoletto, owner of and that feature more than 15,000 tourist accommodations. Through this partnership Studio Scivoletto’s accommodations databases will be available for location content and navigation application developers and device manufacturers leveraging TomTom digital maps and content. and contain over 15,000 different tourist accommodations throughout Italy, including those in Bologna, Florence, Milan, Palermo, Rome, Turin and Venice, as well as even the smallest towns.

These accommodations are mainly bed-and–breakfasts, but also offers tourists the typical Italian accommodations like agriturismos, resorts, country houses, country inns and farm houses. With over 12 million site visitors every year and over a million requests of information or bookings per year, these portals feature the key holiday accommodations throughout Italy.

Through this agreement, TomTom will have access to the full information included in both networks and incorporate the tourist locations as categorized points of interest (POIs) on the map. The listings will be available for application developers and device manufacturers to incorporate into personal and in-car navigation systems powered by TomTom digital maps and content, helping to provide end users with an enhanced, accurate and content-rich navigation experience.

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