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Map integration in web applications

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Little by little web applications seek to adapt new technologies in their functionalities, mainly the integration of maps and smart searches. The fact that Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and other web giants have provided map services makes the user used to depending on them… online.

This is the case of the new, an independent flight comparator, with a history dating back to 2004 providing the facility, as its name suggests, to find ways to travel and stay at the best prices.

Among the best functionalities that have been added to the service are:

1. Adaptation of map interfaces

Travelers are accustomed to maps, this makes the decision of Cheap Flights by this type of functionalities is welcome, of course that having integrated it into the Google API makes it very familiar.


2. Agile Searches

Very functional, with an AJAX interface, if I want to make a trip, to give an example: Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain; the service returns me the options of traveling both in air options, as in trains and buses.

With these alternatives you can find travel service providers, since Cheap Flights does not sell, it is only a contact that provides the best alternatives.


3. Relevant statistics and graphs

The calendar service allows us to know the most searched dates and times, which can help us choose the time in which we can plan trips ... whether we like to travel in high or low season. Another practical feature of this is that you can find the most sought-after flights or transport services within a time range, useful to know how risky it is to lose the opportunity to travel due to high demand.


The site is in Spanish e English, other pages of the network Cheap flights they are in different Iberian languages ​​and other languages.

Golgi Alvarez

Writer, researcher, specialist in Land Management Models. He has participated in the conceptualization and implementation of models such as: National Property Administration System SINAP in Honduras, Management Model of Joint Municipalities in Honduras, Integrated Cadastre-Registry Management Model in Nicaragua, Territory Administration System SAT in Colombia . Editor of the Geofumadas knowledge blog since 2007 and creator of the AulaGEO Academy that includes more than 100 courses on GIS - CAD - BIM - Digital Twins topics.

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