[Tagging] [OSM-talk] POI for Hotel

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 11:22:30 BST 2012


> I'm not sure why you would attempt such a query with nothing but OSM
> data. There are multiple websites that specialize in this type of
> thing and are far better at it than OSM will ever be because they have
> direct interaction with hotels to handle the volatility in prices,
> room availability and other considerations that are entirely outside
> of the scope of OSM.
>


> OSM is not a travel site and I would never use it as such.
>

Absolutely correct.
We need to be extremely careful not to put volatile info into the OSM
database.
We would end up with a heap of useless data. We simply do not have the
means for maintaining that type of data.

Volker
Padova, Italy
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