Google's New Site Trips Features All the Travel-Related Plans

Alonzo Simpson
May 18, 2019

The new google.com/travel page aims to cover a vacation or trip from planning through to when you're actually on-location.

Holden said that the revised service would also allow users to add bookings manually within a few weeks.

"You told us you wanted a rating based on what your app is today, not what it was years ago, and we agree", said Milena Nikolic, an engineering director leading Google Play Console, who detailed the changes at the Google I/O Developer conference today. Because of the fact that not only does it let you see places, it also lets you plan your entire trip by seeing hotel prices, flight or bus bookings and more. It'll use that information to suggest travel articles you might want to read about a particular location you're researching, along with suggester day plans and activities like restaurants you might want to check out.

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The new Trips landing page is live now on the web, the organization did not determine how this will affect the Google Trips mobile application which is right now used as a competitor to TripIt for showing travel schedules offline.

Google launched a new online site called Trips, which consolidates its existing travel services into a single portal, making it easier to plan your travel itinerary - from airline tickets to hotel reservations to travel packages - directly from your desktop. They have also now added a feature that will point out popular neighborhoods near where you're staying and what they are famous for.

Recent searches, saved places and flights you're tracking are added automatically to your trips when you're signed into your Google Account. We can find some of the information related to travel from Google Search itself. Google intends Maps to be the ultimate go-to for all information while you travel, as your trips - including reservations for hotels and restaurants - will soon be accessible in Google Maps. So Google Trips is a platform on its own at the moment.

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