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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tourism

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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Google gives Translate app a major upgrade

July 12, 2019

Travelling in a country where you don’t speak the local language has just become a whole lot easier, thanks to the tech giant.

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