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Google to play pivotal role in Sabre’s new growth plan

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

by Mekal Mishra

Surprisingly, the study made no mention of compasses, sextants or Gregory’s street directories.

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Google’s Michelle Allen to speak at Travel DAZE 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

by Christian Fleetwood

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

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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Aviation

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Amazon has another crack at travel with launch of flight bookings

Well, well, well. It appears another tech giant is putting their finger the travel pie. Cue the fear.

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Google launches desktop app for travel

by Christian Fleetwood

Do you constantly have nightmares about tech giants like Google taking over the travel industry? If so, we strongly advise against you reading this.

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Hotels

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Google Maps adds new filters to its expanding hotel search options

by Christian Fleetwood

Google Maps does not yet offer a filter for mini-bar drinks though, much to the disappointment of Travel Weekly’s editor.

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Destinations

Tourism

The five destinations that keep getting more popular

Like bell-bottom jeans and puffer jackets, it looks like these old world destinations are making a comeback.

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Google adds vacation rentals to its evolving hotel platform

by Christian Fleetwood

Google has expanded into alternative accommodation, while Travel Weekly’s editor has expanded his waistline thanks to a week of gorging on delicious food in Tahiti.

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Google sneakily launches hotel booking site

by Christian Fleetwood

Have you been fearing the rise of Google in the travel industry for some time? Well, prepare to be a trembling mess after reading this.

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Google’s head of travel on how to win in the “Age of Assistance”

by Huntley Mitchell

Our roving journalist is coming to you LIVE from the Global Tourism Summit in Hawaii! And by live, we mean he filed this story last night and we didn’t see it until five minutes ago.

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