Articles tagged “google flights”

Online Travel

There Is A Good Chance Google Travel’s Ambitions Are About To Be Reined In, Legislatively

There is a long lobbyist-filled journey ahead for this House committee-backed bill to cut Google Travel down to size. But it's an important step that was almost unthinkable a few years ago.

There Is A Good Chance Google Travel’s Ambitions Are About To Be Reined In, Legislatively

Online Travel

Google Adds Trip-Planning Features for Pandemic-Weary Travelers

A consumer habit of turning to Google first to look up pandemic-related travel restrictions may help establish Google in their minds as the brand to turn to first when planning a trip in normal times. Or at least that's Google's hope.

Google Adds Trip-Planning Features for Pandemic-Weary Travelers

Online Travel

Google’s Customized Travel Search Features Receive Massive Traffic in the U.S.: New Skift Research

This report explores the impact of Google across the travel supply chain, from rivals in the metasearch space to uneasy allies at the online travel agencies and brand clients that can use Google tools to reach their audiences.

Google’s Customized Travel Search Features Receive Massive Traffic in the U.S.: New Skift Research

Tourism

Travel’s Worst Nightmare Returns to Haunt Asia

Once again a deadly health scare proves to be the only thing that can stop travel. The older Asian tourism members understand this from the SARS crisis, and now the millennials are witnessing it too.

Travel’s Worst Nightmare Returns to Haunt Asia

Online Travel

Google Flights Ends Booking Charges for Airlines That Paid

With potential pressure from U.S. regulatory authorities and perhaps displeasure from airlines, Google is making the biggest change to the way it monetizes flight search since it launched Google Flights in 2011. Perhaps free search engine optimization for flights isn't dead after all.

Google Flights Ends Booking Charges for Airlines That Paid

Online Travel

Skyscanner Wants to Be Instagram-Like in Selling Flights

We can shop for TVs and clothes on our phone, but booking flights remains stubbornly old school. Skyscanner is one of a few online players working with airlines to fix that.

Skyscanner Wants to Be Instagram-Like in Selling Flights

Online Travel

Google Is One Step Closer to Its User-Centric Vision of Travel Booking

Google is making it easier for travel shoppers to find and use its flight or hotel search through some design changes rolling out in the coming weeks. Watch out, Kayak and Skyscanner. Airlines and hotels will have to pay attention, too.

Google Is One Step Closer to Its User-Centric Vision of Travel Booking

Online Travel

Google Flights’ New Look Moves Away From Travel Inspiration

Google made its claim to fame partly on the simplicity of its user interface. Its new interface for flight search is a return to its elegant design roots.

Google Flights’ New Look Moves Away From Travel Inspiration