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Android Based Application Using Google Maps API for Tourism Travel Guide

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This research aims to design, build, and implement an application that able to increase knowledge and interest of society to tourism of Jakarta by providing various information about tourist location in DKI Jakarta as well as giving guide of travel route to tourist location, as guide in doing tourism activity to location – location of tourism in DKI Jakarta. This application development method uses waterfall system development methodology that has 5 phases of communication, planning, modeling, construction, and deployment. This application is built using Android Studio IDE, Java programming language, SQLite as database, and utilize Google Maps API to display the map. With this application, people who want to find information about Jakarta tourism can obtain various tourist information and guide the route to tourist locations in Jakarta more quickly and easily.
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Android Application; Tour Guide; Google Maps API

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