Venue maps, traffic and location content give event organizers and fans essential information
As the provider of the official Super Bowl XLIII Online Map and Event Guide, NAVTEQ is working closely with the NFL and Host Committee to provide an array of location-based services including online and print maps identifying nearby lodging and restaurants, real-time traffic information with optimal travel routes and official guide information for event times and locations of Super Bowl-related activities for the entire Tampa Bay metropolitan area.
-- The Official Online Map -- customized to meet the Host Committee's specific needs, the Online Map, now available at http://www.nfl.com/superbowl/43/guide/map, allows website visitors to explore venue maps and obtain driving directions for places of interest (POIs) in the greater Tampa Bay area.
-- The Official Event Guide -- available at http://www.nfl.com/superbowl/43/guide, the Official Event Guide is a composite of all Super Bowl-related events with specified locations and times, venue maps and a full roster of area restaurants and accommodation options. The guide will be distributed in Tampa-area hotels, airports and onsite at official Super Bowl XLIII events.
-- NAVTEQ Traffic(TM) -- provided by the NAVTEQ operations center based in Tampa Bay, traffic congestion monitoring will assist event organizers in managing the high volume of traffic in and around the Super Bowl venues. For fans and travelers, NAVTEQ's Traffic.com(R) site offers continuous, up-to-the- minute traffic flow information, including average speed, delays and drive time information with alternate routes. Web users can go to http://www.traffic.com to sign up for free traffic alerts sent by email, phone or text messages to help them avoid Super Bowl-related congestion.
"It is great that these services are coming from a single provider," said Dave Houghton, director of events for the National Football League. "NAVTEQ's expertise in mapping will help our attendees plan a once in-a-lifetime experience. We appreciate NAVTEQ's efforts in developing these resources."
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 4,000 employees located in 196 offices and in 43 countries.
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