The tourism=information describes an information source for tourists, travellers and visitors. But it does not differ between diverse types of an information point. This key helps refine this tag a little bit more, so it should be easier to find the right information point on a map.
This tag can be also used for information boards at a educational trail. The route and the boards/maps should than be part of relation.
|information||office||An office where you can get information about a town or region.|
|information||terminal||A information terminal provides information access via electronic methods. Mostly it is combined with access to the internet. (see internet_access=*)|
|information||audioguide||A place where you can get information using headphones or a mobile phone.|
|information||guidepost||Signposts/Guideposts are often found along official hiking/cycling routes to indicate the directions to different destinations. To describe the access to the shown routes use the access-keys e.g hiking=yes, bicycle=yes or ski=yes.|
|information||map||A board with a map. To specify the type or shown details, have a look at map_type=*, map_size=*. To describe the access to the shown routes use the access-keys e.g hiking=yes, bicycle=yes or ski=yes.||or|
|information||tactile_map||Tactile maps are maps for the blind, also known as haptic maps.||not necessarily rendered on visual maps, but e.g. by http://blind.accessiblemaps.org and HaptoRender||,|
|information||tactile_model||Tactile models are models for the blind representing buildings and surroundings.||not necessarily rendered on visual maps, but e.g. by http://blind.accessiblemaps.org and HaptoRender|
|information||board||A board with information. To describe it closer, have a look at board_type=*.||or|
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