Travel tech news from OneFineStay, Goibibo, RateGain, Marriott Hotels, Mercator, Air Indiam, Unisys, United Airlines, Honeywell, WAYN, Air Asia and Google.
Technically brilliant time-waster – and potentially heaps of travel-related fun – with a new service which has essentially stitched together Google Streetview images and added speed into the equation.
While Google is (controversially) phasing out services such as Reader, it is also increasingly focussed on its core products, especially its travel-related tool Maps.
The Scan: Eurostar web revamp, Finnair social check-in, Bhutan-Street View and other travel tech stories
Eurostar, redBus, Finnair, Air Asia, IFE Services, Air Tahiti, FCm Travel Solutions, Bhutan-Google Street View, SocialBakers, Wego, BookAssist, Babbel and Monarch Airlines all make it into our roundup of stories and news items
From Instant Street View to writing a message across an image, we’ve found some creative uses of Google Street View, the famous mapping function that gives 360-degree street-level imagery of locations worldwide.
Paris is just Paris – everyone knows it has the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, SacrÃ©-CÅ“ur, well known landmarks and tourist attractions.