Google's first mashup goes green

by admin May 31, 2006 at 11:24 am

Google has launched its first mashup–a map-based Web site with information about earth-friendly locations in five of the U.S.’s top travel destinations.

The site, at, features information on and video tours of spots in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York and Orlando, Fla., as well as tips for “traveling green” during the summer using Google Maps.

“This is important to us,” Luanne Calvert, creative director at Google, said Tuesday. “One of the big objectives for Google as a corporation is to promote environmental protection,” she said.

Read more: CNET