Google adds COVID-19 travel information to trip planning tools
August 24, 2020
While many travel companies around the globe are shrinking due to COVID-19, Google’s trajectory is continuing in an upward fashion.
Brisbane River renamed ‘Ithaca Creek’ in bizarre Google Maps glitch
August 20, 2020
A call to rename a local creek by a 13-year-old map lover saw the Brisbane River renamed instead, along with connecting waterways.
Google to play pivotal role in Sabre’s new growth plan
March 2, 2020
Sick of reading stories about Google asserting its dominance in the travel industry? Well, it’s probably best you skip this one.
New Google research reveals how travellers plan their trips
February 11, 2020
Surprisingly, the study made no mention of compasses, sextants or Gregory’s street directories.
Webjet hits back at “factual inaccuracies” of Google’s impact in analyst report
January 30, 2020
Webjet has pushed back at damaging “inaccuracies” in an analyst report on the OTA, which contributed to its dire share price earlier this week.
Island begs tourists not to use Google Maps after 144 emergency call outs
October 24, 2019
Tourists in search of “hidden” beaches are being led down dangerous roads where they often become stuck. And it’s beginning to put a strain on the local community.
These are the world’s most Googled tourist attractions
September 16, 2019
Based on an analysis of Google searches for top tourism destinations, one thing is clear: Disney is still king.
Google’s Michelle Allen to speak at Travel DAZE 2019!
August 5, 2019
Hear from Google’s head of travel on how to sustain business growth and maximise the potential of your number one asset – your people – at Travel DAZE 2019!
Google rides bikeshare tech into latest Maps update
July 24, 2019
Coincidentally, Travel Weekly’s editor recently jazzed up his own bike by adding handle tassles, spoke beads and a sissy bar.