The owners of multi-modal search platform Rome2Rio argue that Google Maps is not a true travel search product.
Google Maps may be upgraded to add multi-modal search and live flight data, in a move that could launch a thousand startup pivots.
Google’s suite of web and mobile-based services are continuing their penetration into travel industry. But with the launch of Glass, Google’s most hi-tech product yet, the ramifications for the sector are huge.
Yesterday, Google updated its Flight Search. To put things in context, James van Thiel, the industry leader for Google’s Netherlands Travel team, talks about integrating search with metasearch and other developments.