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Google Adds Trip-Planning Features for Pandemic-Weary Travelers

A screenshot of a new “free cancellation filter for hotel” feature on Google’s travel-related set of search tools. The feature debuted in August 2020. Google Skift Take: 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 […]

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Pandemic Prompts Indie Hotels to Buy Ads in Price-Comparison Searches

Hotel H20, a property that’s part of Manila Ocean Park in the Philippines. Hotel H20 Skift Take: New tools from Google Hotel Ads, Cendyn, DerbySoft, Triptease, SiteMinder, and others are making it easier for smaller hotel companies to woo travelers from metasearch brands. — Sean O’Neill Read the Complete Story On Skift

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The Many Ways Google Impacts Travel: New Skift Research

Skift Take: No matter where in the travel industry you turn, one company seems to be on everyone’s lips: Google. — Seth Borko Read the Complete Story On Skift

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Google’s Travel Gains Levy Pain at TripAdvisor and Expedia

TripAdvisor CEO Steve Kaufer (left) and Expedia Group CEO Mark Okerstrom separately pointed to Google as hurting their businesses’ performance in the third quarter of 2019. TripAdvisor and Expedia Skift Take: The fact that Google is leveraging its dominance as a search engine into taking market share away from travel competitors is no longer even […]