April 23, 2007 -- Multimap, one of the world’s leading online mapping and location-based services providers, has won four major industry awards during the second fortnight of March 2007 alone. The awards recognize Multimap’s strengths and successes on both the B2B and the B2C sides of the business.
For the second year running, Hitwise UK, the online competitive intelligence service, named Multimap.com the top-performing website by visits within its 'Travel - Maps' category for 2006. Also for the second year in a row,
www.multimap.com was voted the UK’s number one website by readers of the digital industry’s leading online publication,
www.netimperative.com, in the prestigious Imperatives Digital Awards. This award is based on Multimap.com’s continued proven capabilities in its design, usability, accessibility, functionality, innovation and suitability for its function.
In March 2007, Multimap also won the Best Use of Technology category of the Fast Growth Business Awards, in its in augural year, based on the significant growth in turnover and profits the company has experienced by embracing technology. Organized by Crimson Business in conjunction with Growing Business magazine, with T-Mobile as headline sponsor, the Fast Growth Business awards recognize and reward great businesses and the people running them. Again during the second half of last month, Multimap was named as one of the Top 50 fastest-growing digital media companies by Media Momentum, in association with GP Bullhound, for the third year on the trot.
Commenting on these recent announcements, Sean Phelan, founder of Multimap, said, “Having been granted four prestigious awards in the last fortnight alone, it’s safe to say that the second quarter of 2007 has got off to a very positive start! It’s gratifying for our 100-strong team to see its commitment and passion to the delivery of top-notch mapping services to over 10 million people globally applauded in this way. We’re looking forward to continuing to drive the business forward, delivering best-in-class solutions and offering services that add great value to the websites of both our business and our consumer customers, over the months and years to follow!”
Multimap is one of the world’s leading providers of mapping and location-based services. The company delivers more online maps, point-to-point driving directions and geo-spatial ("where's my nearest?") searches to more companies than any other supplier in Europe. All services are offered on mobile, PDA, kiosk, and interactive TV platforms. We also offer a highly-functional API (Application Programming Interface).
The public website,
www.multimap.com, provides a range of free, useful services to assist with everyday life. Key features include street-level maps of Europe, USA, Canada, New Zealand and Australia; road maps of the world; door-to-door travel directions; aerial photographs; links to location information; and services such as hotel, restaurant and entertainment booking. The public site attracts over 10 million unique users, and registers more than 190 million page impressions every month.