Trips

Google discontinues Trips mobile app

The notice that appears when users open the Google Trips mobile app. The “Learn More” button leads to the company’s Travel Help support site. After three years, Google has phased out the Trips mobile app and integrated its “Things to do in a destination,” “Trip reservations” and “Saved places” features into Search and Maps. This …

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Mobile and Social Use on Summer Road Trips in 2019 [Study]

Mobile devices have become integral to the summer road trip experience for many people, according to recent research from AdColony. The report was based on data from a survey of more than 400 consumers of various ages from around the world. Some 58% of respondents say they use a mobile device to plan their summer …

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“Trips” consolidates Google’s travel offerings

At its Marketing Live event on Tuesday, Oliver Heckmann, VP of engineering, shopping and travel at Google, announced the company’s latest efforts to consolidate and simplify travel planning. Known simply as Trips, it’s available on both desktop and mobile and allows users to explore sights and attractions as well as shop for flights, hotels and …

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How Lime Monitors Data From 26,000,000 Trips in Real-Time

Lime monitors data from their scooters and bikes in real-time in order to ensure that all bikes are charged and available to riders. In fact, in 2018 Lime monitored 26 million scooter and bike trips worldwide according to their year-end report. The average ride was just over one mile totaling 28 million miles for the …

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8 More Ways To Keep Expenses Down During Business Trips

Traveling for business can be fun, but it can also be expensive. Between hotels, transportation, food and incidentals, it can really add up fast. It’s important to be careful with a company’s money and not spend it unnecessarily. We asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) for ideas on the best ways to save money during a business trip. “Going out of …

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Google Flights and Google Trips Update to Give You More Business Travel Planning Power

Planning your trips early can save your small business a lot of money. The new update to the Google Flights and Google Trips apps will help you find the best deals, which also includes search for hotel stays. New Tracker Features for Google Flights and Trips Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is using machine learning and statistical …

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