The Bucharest Cartography Department was established in the year 2007, and, at the time, it consisted of nine cartographers and one manager. In its first four years of activity, the team only focused on the cartography of printed products, such as Road Maps, Travel Guides, and the Michelin Guide. Later, the team extended its activity towards the digital part and, at the same time, it became part in the projects related to the Michelin Red Guides.
Today, Michelin only has two Cartography Departments worldwide, in France and in Bucharest.
The Bucharest Michelin Cartography team is set up. By the end of 2007, the team already had 9 cartographers and one manager. At present, the team is made up of 19 cartographers.
The first edition of Green Guide Romania - Guide Vert Roumanie in French is published, along with the Map of Romania at the scale 1:700 000
The Red Guide celebrates the centenary and the Romania team contributed by updating the maps within the guides.
The Red Guide is a worldwide reference, the most famous gastronomic guide in the world. Yearly, restaurants in cities around the world are evaluated and receive one of the 5 distinctions: Plate, Bib Gourmand or 1*, 2* or 3*.
In 2011, the Bucharest cartography team starts working for via Michelin. Launched in 2011, ViaMichelin offers access to information regarding maps, hotels, restaurants, traffic, all based on the company's 100 years of experience in creating maps and guides.
The Clermont Ferrand town plan is launched, created entirely by the Bucharest team.
The Cartography Team attends Innovation Works, an internal competition organized at Group level. The project submitted by the cartography team proposes a system to improve public transportation for a more efficient and sustainable mobility.
The Cartography Department opens its doors for Michelin employees during Open Maps Day. Colleagues have the opportunity to find out more information about the activity of the cartography department and about all the products the team is working on.
The team celebrates the 10th year since the founding of the department by creating an Anniversary Guide used afterwards in the process of integration of new colleagues.
The Romania team designs 2 mountain maps (Baiului Mountains - Iezer Mountains) and participates in remarking hiking trails in these mountains together with Oxigen Association Team and Salvamont Câmpulung team.
The Bucharest Cartography team works on the translation and the adaptation of the Romania Green Guide. The Green Guide for Romania in Romania is launched and available even today for purchase from Cărturești store. It is part of the prestigious collection Michelin Guide and it is meant to help Romanian travelers to better prepare their vacations and discover the diversity and richness of their country.
The cartography team, 13 years after the department was established