Bluewalks

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Bluewalks.com
Industry travel, city tour
Headquarters Stockholm, Sweden
Website bluewalks.com

Bluewalks.com is a free collaborative platform to discover, create and share walking tours with others. The main concept is to allow anybody to create and update the information of any route, just like Wikipedia does for pages. It is a combination of Google Maps and Wikipedia. Users can also embed images with descriptions on each point of interest when they draw their walks.[1]

This project started off in 2008 by a group of students from Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. So far, Bluewalks has won awards which include Seedrocket[2] 2009 and Start Innovation and Sustainability[3] 2009. The project was created with a goal to rediscover the city through the eye of city travellers and to encourage people to share their perspective of their own location.

On 8 September 2009, Bluewalks released an iPhone OS application, Bluewalks Mobile on the App Store.[4]

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