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Google Is Helping Hotels Provide Guests with Virtual Property Tours

Excerpt from USA Today

Dec 19, 2013 10:00 am

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Everything from city streets to sports stadiums and now hotel rooms are accessible to travelers before they leave home, which makes for better smarter planning and fewer serendipitous surprises.

— Samantha Shankman

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Hotels are partnering with Google to change the way travelers can view hotels even before they walk through the front entrance.

Best Western International on Thursday will announce the launch of Google Business Photos for all 2,200 of its North American hotels. All hotels will have the virtual tours online by the end of 2014.

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