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  • Google cancels I/O Conference in California due to coronavirus spread

    Published on : Wednesday, March 4, 2020

    Google recently called off one of its most important events, the Google I/O Conference that takes place every year in Mountain View, California. The cancellation happened in light of the recent coronavirus outbreak all across the globe. The event was …

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  • Google to take down free WiFi services from railway stations across India

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    Google recently announced its decision to gradually step down from providing free WiFi services to multiple Indian railway stations by the end of this year.     In accordance with Google’s ‘Station’ program, the tech giant was providing free WiFi …

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  • United States airline portals down after Google technical issue

    Published on : Thursday, December 5, 2019

    The websites for the three largest U.S. airlines were briefly down on Wednesday because of a technical issue with flight data software they use from Alphabet Inc’s Google.     American Airlines Group Inc, Delta Air Lines Inc and United …

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  • EyeforTravel whitepaper focuses the lenses on the future of hotel distribution

    Published on : Monday, March 18, 2019

    EyeforTravel a B2B travel conference organiser has released a new free whitepaper that juggles tough questions about the road ahead for the hotel distribution. EyeforTravel whitepaper – ‘Dirty Distribution Tactics and how Hotels are Fighting Back’ is free. It highlights …

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  • Google acquires Indian train tracking travel app ‘Where is my Train’

    Published on : Tuesday, December 11, 2018

    Google has acquired ‘Where is my Train’ travel app fame startup company, Sigmoid Labs Pvt Ltd. The search giant confirmed to VentureBeat in an email statement saying Bengaluru-based Sigmoid Labs will be joining the company, and will continue to work …

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  • Google brings a new hotel search experience on desktop

    Published on : Thursday, November 1, 2018

      A redesigned search experience has been rolled out by Google on desktop which will be on the same lines as introduced to mobile search earlier this year.   Users will get a more modern look and feel and will …

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  • Google introduces ‘Travel Trends’ to compare travel prices

    Published on : Friday, August 31, 2018

    Google continues to conquer territories, and in this case, it has come to the turn to travel.   The technology has just announced a new tool that aims to compare hotels, Known as  ‘Travel Trends’ , Google seeks that the …

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  • Hoteliers can maximize revenue as TravelClick and Google expand partnership

    Published on : Friday, March 9, 2018

      TravelClick, a leading global provider of data and revenue-generating solutions for hoteliers,  announced the company’s expanded relationship with longtime partner Google to enable hoteliers to drive more direct bookings and revenue. This partnership helps independent and small to mid-sized …

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  • Google Flights will now inform the delays of airlines

    Published on : Thursday, February 1, 2018

    Google is making out with the new features where the user can get all the flight information. Google Flights search engine will help all the travellers to tackle some of the more frustrating aspects of air travel – delays and …

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  • Google updated its free mobile itinerary-planning app Google Trips

    Published on : Friday, December 15, 2017

    Google has revealed that it had updated its free mobile itinerary-planning app Google Trips with a new “discounts” tab.     This free mobile app now offers between 5 and 25 percent off selected tours, activities, events, and car rentals …

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  • Ryanair reaches settlement with eDreams

    Published on : Friday, October 20, 2017

    The ongoing legal proceedings since 2015 between Ryanair, Google and OTA eDreams have reached a settlement.   Ryanair had accused Google in 2015 of permitting eDreams to use ‘misleading’ subdomain ryanair.edreams.com and a website with branding similar to Ryanair to …

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  • Online travel agencies emerging into the future of Philippine tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    While demand for travel rises in the Philippines online travel agencies including Expedia and Traveloka are steadily becoming the smartest booking platform for several technology-savvy tourists.   They are quite easy-to-use and provide competitive pricing particularly for budget travellers.   …

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  • Mapbox with competition raising the $164Million revenue funding

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    Mapbox raises its revenue to $164Million to expand its location platform to cars, VR, AR and Asia.     Mapbox is the largest provider of custom online maps for websites and the web applications, which are helpful for the websites …

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  • Discovery partners with Google on VR travel series

    Published on : Thursday, October 5, 2017

    Discovery has teamed up with Google to transport the viewers around the world and explore different cultures through the Discovery TRVLR. One can get acquainted with the rituals, traditions and cultures in North and South America, Asia, Australia, Africa, Antartica …

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  • Jamaica boosts tourism by entering strategic partnership with Google

    Published on : Thursday, August 31, 2017

    Edmund Bartlett, Tourism Minister recently announced the strategic partnership between Jamaica and the search engine giant Google to increase the number of visitors.   The tourism minister met and toured the leadership of Google at the company’s headquarters (Googleplex) in …

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  • Uber, Lyft and more than 100 companies join legal brief against travel ban

    Published on : Tuesday, February 7, 2017

    Silicon Valley has joined the protest against the Trump administration’s travel ban. Technology giants like Apple, Facebook, Uber, Google, Twitter, Microsoft, Lyft and many others have filed a legal brief opposing the administration’s contentious entry ban.   The joint brief, …

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