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Despite stalled growth in China, Brazil and Russia, a wave of newly middle-class travelers from the BRICs and beyond will start visiting international destinations in the coming decades — dwarfing the numbers we’ve seen thus far.
There are too few travelers with Google Glass to make a hotel booking app useful — outside of the PR buzz — at this point.
Although Google Glass has yet to take off with the public, travel companies are eager to develop and launch products for the hardware early.
With the app, users wearing Google Glass will be shown the closest hotel to their current location, scan through other nearby hotels, and filter them based on price. Users can then tap the Glass in order to see more information about the hotel including photos, hotel services, and its exact location.
Users can then select and book the hotel with Destinia directly through Glass.
Hotel brands are also eager to test out the new platform. Starwood Hotels and Resorts officially launched its Google Glass app this week as well, but users can not book directly through Glass.