Generic POIs are, in essence, details of the public infrastructure
including landmarks, beauty spots, churches, monasteries, embassies and other items which will be of direct interest to tourists and the general public.
Business POIs are mainly for enterprise use in conjunction with
other applications e.g. for planning, administration and routing.
Business POIs also include added value components such as
types of food (for clubs and restaurants), dress-code, type of
entertainment, star rating (for Hotels), parking, languages spoken and similar items of interest to the Business community or
those developing Location Based Services for use over the web or via mobile telephony.