A new online travel portal is offering an option to take a virtual tour of holiday destinations through Google Earth. (6/14/2007)
The portal, www.Door2Tour.com, is allowing travellers to track tours and zoom in on specific attractions using detailed satellite views.
Dan Fox, General Manager of Door2Tour, said, “We are one of the first travel websites to offer Google Earth to our customers, allowing them to explore their holiday destination before they leave the house, in the fullest sense. Consumers are demanding more from their online research and this is one way of helping travellers to plan their holiday.”
All tours and destinations featured on the site are marked up on Door2tour.com’s Google Earth layer, including popular holiday destinations throughout Italy, France, Germany, Spain and the UK. From here, customers can read more information about a destination and even book tours.
According to a release, Door2Tour.com is the first travel portal to offer live availability coach holidays, with over 5,000 national and international tours offering a diverse choice of UK and worldwide touring holidays with local pick up points.