Google launches personalized travel planner, Google Trips

Google launches personalized travel planner, Google Trips Called Google Trips, the iOS and Android app pulls in a combination of data from Google Maps and crowdsourced contributions from other travelers, in order to offer a personalized travel guide that helps you keep track of your day trips, reservations, points of interest, tourist attractions, restaurants and more. Source: Hotel Marketing Google launches personalized travel planner, Google Trips

Business travelers booking with travel agents aren’t using the sharing economy

Business travelers booking with travel agents aren’t using the sharing economy With increased options for business travelers in both accommodations and ground transportation, Travel Leaders Group’s latest survey provided insights into how many corporate clients take advantage of these shared services. Source: Hotel Marketing Business travelers booking with travel agents aren’t using the sharing economy

Ad campaign takes Airbnb to task for fighting San Francisco’s short-term rental laws

Ad campaign takes Airbnb to task for fighting San Francisco’s short-term rental laws Share Better SF, a coalition of housing activists, landlords, a hotel union and a hotel trade group opposed to vacation rentals in private homes, is launching a bus-shelter ad campaign on Thursday taking aim at Airbnb for suing its hometown and for not abiding by local laws. Source: Hotel Marketing Ad campaign takes Airbnb to task for fighting San Francisco’s short-term rental laws