Google Makes It Easier to Find and Book Hotels and Flights
Google today improved the way Google Search finds and sorts hotels and flights when planning trips. To start, searching for hotels should now include better price filters and quickly discoverable details, such as hotel amenities. Moreover, people will be able to book hotels directly from within Google Search. The company is also taking steps to pair hotel and flight search results. For example, a new "flights" shortcut will appear on the upper corner of hotel search results, and vice versa, making it easy to find a hotel and flight together. Google Search is adding a tool called More Destinations that will provide details concerning other places that might be of interest. These recommendations are made based on the user's search history. Last, a section called Your Trips will surface easy-to-digest, shareable details about upcoming and past travel reservations culled from Gmail. These functions should appear in Google Search on mobile devices over the coming days.
Google Just Made It Easier to Save Money on Flights and Hotels
Dec 14, 2017
Google today updated several of its travel tools in ways that should help people find the best, least-expensive options when traveling. Google Flights, for example, now includes tips under search results, such as when prices are abnormally low or high.
'Destinations' Tool Boosts Google Search's Planning Powers
Mar 9, 2016
Google today unveiled a new feature in Google Search called Destinations. The idea is to make it easier for people to discover new places and plan visits.
Google Trips Refreshed with More Manual and Automatic Controls
Apr 26, 2017
Google today announced several new features for its Google Trips tool. Trips already will automatically create travel cards based on user emails with flight, hotel, and car reservations.
Google Makes Tracking Flight Pricing Easier
Oct 17, 2016
Google today improved its Google Flights tool with new ways to track not only flight times, but flight pricing. Moving forward, Google Flights will alert users about potential price increases.
FitBit to Update Versa with Quick Replies and Female Health Tracking
Apr 20, 2018
FitBit this week released its Versa smartwatch and said new features for the wearable will arrive as soon as next month. A software update to be made available in May will bring quick replies to people who pair their Versa with an Android device.