For Immediate Release from BedandBreakfast.com - April 1, 2008
Contact: John Banczak, John.Banczak@BedandBreakfast.com or 512-322-2700
BEDANDBREAKFAST.COM ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH GPS POI US USA TO FEED INNS AND B&B'S TO GPS DEVICES
Now finding inns and B&Bs will be easier than ever for travelers
Austin, Texas, April 1, 2008 - Today, BedandBreakfast.com, Inc. launched an unprecedented partnership with GPS POI USGPS POI US, LLC to distribute detailed positional data on BedandBreakfast.com member B&B's and inns for use in consumer GPS devices. Starting June, 2008, GPS POI US will provide a universal downloadable file that can be used in popular consumer navigational devices such as those made by Garmin, or Tom-Tom, making nearly 7000 BedandBreakfast.com member B&Bs easier to find than ever before.. BedandBreakfast.com will be the exclusive provider of B&B listings to GPS POI US for every member property in the U.S. and Canada. Consumers will be able to purchase the B&B file from GPS POI US then upload all BedandBreakfast.com member data directly on their GPS device. Soon, finding a B&B at short notice will be as easy as turning on the GPS.
"The use of GPS devices has gained widespread acceptance, and BedandBreakfast.com is proud to be able to offer another way for our member properties to be more easily located by travelers," commented Eric Goldreyer, Founder and President of BedandBreakfast.com. Every BedandBreakfast.com member's address, phone number, and geo-coordinates will be included in the file. There is no extra charge for BedandBreakfast.com members to be included in this service, and no additional work or data for member properties to provide.
Consumers will simply purchase the file and upload the information onto any compatible device. When looking for lodging options, there will be a special area for inns and bed and breakfasts. The inns and B&Bs will appear on a map, complete with step-by-step directions to the property, and contact information to call the property in advance.
"We are very excited about this partnership," said Jeff Carpenter, President, GPS POI US, USA. "BedandBreakfast.com is the most comprehensive B&B directory worldwide, giving consumers an unprecedented amount of useful travel and navigational information." The Bed and Breakfast category will be one of the largest category of lodging information available for GPS devices. The service is expected to be available by June of 2008, in time for summer vacations.
Founded in 1994, BedandBreakfast.com is the leading online bed and breakfast directory and reservation network worldwide, listing nearly 7,000 B&Bs and inns. A variety of search functions and extensive maps enable inngoers to find the perfect B&B. Travelers can make reservations online, purchase The Getaway Gift Card from BedandBreakfast.com, welcomed at nearly 4,000 B&Bs in the U.S. and Canada, subscribe to free newsletters, read and write independent reviews, post questions on expert-hosted message boards, and now find inns and B&Bs via GPS locators.
Additionally, for information on a range of independently-owned distinctive lodging, visit BedandBreakfast.com's sister site, www.Inns.com.
About GPS POI US USA
GPS POI US, LLC operates one of the leading GPS POI portals on the Internet at
http://www.gps-poi-us.com where hundreds of custom GPS POI files are available, including the industry leading Red Light Traffic Camera GPS Alert file. GPS POI US provides organizations with the expertise to put their location-based content directly in the hands of their customer's GPS devices.
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This press release was prepared for BedandBreakfast.com
700 Brazos Street, Suite B-700, Austin, TX 78701.