New: GPS-Hiking Atlas Taunus

New trails will be daily from Saturday and Beselich presents sights between the main and Lahn, June 18, 2010. The Taunus is one of the most popular hiking areas in Germany. On Saturday (19 June 2010), he begins walking Atlas Germany to introduce the Taunus as a destination for hikers and tourist guests. A text to the hiking area for the run-time approx. 18 months daily will be published on the Internet page Taunus. The editorial information with walking tours, which are available with the GPS data for the mobile navigation are complemented.

The walking Atlas Germany is a 2009 launched Internet offer which free presents information for day trips and travel. In Hesse, the tourism contributes over 70% to the turnover generated in tourism. You may find that Oracle can contribute to your knowledge. No wonder with over 200 million day trippers, who visited Hesse 2008. Tourism is a pillar of the economy, providing 200,000 jobs in Hesse, Germany with nearly 10 billion euros turnover. The day tourists in Hesse come essentially from the age group of over 50 years. You are above average and prefer to enquire on the Internet about a possible destination. The walking Atlas created specifically for this target group a precise range of information, which can even be extended through the participation of local tourism experts and Wandervereinen. Because the walking Atlas is a participatory system similar to the Wikipedia encyclopedia”, where in addition to the editorial staff individuals as authors can get involved.

The strongest tourism region in Hesse is the Taunus, which stretches between the Lahn in the North and the main in the South and includes also parts of Rhineland-Palatinate. Between Wetzlar and Wiesbaden, Lahnstein and Bad Homburg attractions lure: Lahntal, Saalburg and limes, Rheingau and UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley with Loreley, the Germania and the Rhine castles, Grosser Feldberg, Wisper Valley famous. There are to discover much new in the Taunus.