Score of a POI

What does the score of a POI mean

At a place of interest or POI you will see a scoring system (spheres): .

The simple explanation of the score is that it is a measure of the importance of the POI. But technically it is more correct to say that it is a measure of the information value of a POI. In other words, it's an indicator how much information is available about this POI on Routeyou. The indirect assumption is that the more information there is already about the POI and location, the more important that POI becomes.

How is the score of a POI determined

The score of a POI is determined on the basis of the presence or characteristics of the following elements:

What effect does the score have

In searches, the score plays an important role, but it is not the only factor that determines whether a POI ends up higher or lower in the 'Relevance' list. Other factors are also taken into account, such as:

You can also sort the list of search results in a different way. Click here for an overview of the possibilities.

How can you positively influence the score

Add extra and correct info to your POI and the location.

FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

"My hotel/B&B has a score of just 1. That's not right..."

It is true that the score we use here has nothing to do with the quality of the service offered in a particular place. Let alone that it is linked to other rating systems such as Michelin stars. It's not because a museum has a score of 5 that the service there is fantastic. Or vice versa, just because a hotel has a score of 1 doesn't mean it isn't a good hotel.

The score (the number of spheres) is a measure of the amount of information, and indirectly the importance of a POI (see above).

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