trip planning

  • Facebook adds a travel-planning feature called ‘City Guides’

    Facebook adds a travel-planning feature called ‘City Guides’

    Facebook has been busy with the app updates, as of late. In recent months, it has added new sections for finding nearby Wi-Fi, meeting new people, checking the weather, and more. Now, it’s rolling out yet another addition to the “More” menu inside the Facebook app: City Guides. A potential challenger to Foursquare, Facebook’s guides will show you a list of cities and… Read More

  • Google Destinations expands to the desktop, rolls out worldwide

    Google Destinations expands to the desktop, rolls out worldwide

    Google’s further expansion into travel services isn’t limited to trip planning via the launch of its new Google Trips mobile app – the company has also quietly launched its “Destinations” trip planning feature in Google Search on the web. Originally designed for mobile users only, Google Destinations is focused on connecting web searchers looking for travel… Read More

  • Facebook + Kayak: Flights With Friends Launches To Take The Pain Out Of Group Travel Planning

    Facebook + Kayak: Flights With Friends Launches To Take The Pain Out Of Group Travel Planning

    Over the last few years, the travel industry has begun to undergo significant change, as startups and incumbents have fought to bring the disparate parts of a highly regulated industry online. Much of the attention from consumer web businesses has focused on making travel more “social,” improving discovery and helping travelers figure out what to do at destinations of choice. Read More