With the launch of its new portal, Mapsolute aims to provide online mapping solutions for both the consumer market and corporate clients to help them identify, navigate and localise places throughout GCC countries quickly and easily. Map24.com, the first free online mapping portal in Middle East – offers interactive street maps with seamless zoom and pan features, granting the user instant overview and speed. Users can now enjoy free address search and border-independent route planning with the dynamic map features. Other services available include proximity and category search where the user is able to base their search on the preferred point of interest such as hotels, restaurants, shopping malls etc. Mapsolute has launched 3D interactive maps on their portal. In 2006, Map24 portal and its solutions will also be available in the Arabic language.