Articles Tagged ‘Google Maps’

The Newest Place(s) Google Street View Is Taking Us Is…

The Newest Place(s) Google Street View Is Taking Us Is… April 11, 2012 | Travel News | Read More
Google Maps just keeps expanding and expanding. The internet giant has now made its way into Thailand. New street views include roads in Bangkok, Phuket, and Chiang Mai, though many of the historical sites have yet to make an appearance, according to Jaunted. Beyond Thailand, Google Maps is also hopping...

Google Maps Invades the OCEAN

Google Maps Invades the OCEAN March 5, 2012 | Eco-Travel, Travel News | Read More
If you’ve been wondering how to get to back to that one spot in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef, you’re in luck. Google Maps has expanded its reach. According to Jaunted, University of Queensland Global Change Institute and Underwater Earth have teamed up with Google to provide photos...

Never Miss Another Flight With TravelMath

Never Miss Another Flight With TravelMath January 4, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
One of the most stressful things about traveling is the actual process of making your flight on time. The smallest traffic jam or security hold-up could cause you to miss your flight and throw your entire trip off. However, a new application, called TravelMath aims to make traveling less stressful by...

Google Maps Navigation To Arrive In Canada And Mainland Europe

Google Maps Navigation To Arrive In Canada And Mainland Europe June 30, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Even though Google has only been around for a little more than a decade, they sure have a lot to show for themselves. The corporation now offers a host of services, ranging from the traditional search engine (which earned it a spot in the official English-language dictionary) to helping drivers navigate...

Google Earth 5.2: Not Just For Cars

Google Earth 5.2: Not Just For Cars June 16, 2010 | Gear Guide, Travel News | Read More
Google, always at the forefront of technological innovation, has just this week released their newest version of Google Earth (via TechCrunch): Google Earth 5.2. You can view a demo of the technology here at YouTube, but the short version is: it’s awesome, especially for cyclists and hikers. Recently...

New Hotel Rates Feature on Google Maps

New Hotel Rates Feature on Google Maps April 8, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Just a few weeks ago, the search engine announced that it would be unveiling a new hotel price feature on Google Maps for select users and advertisers. With the new feature, hotel room rates, set to be in the form of sponsored links, will show up in search results for hotels, and users will have the...

Get Directions by Bicycling on Google Maps

Get Directions by Bicycling on Google Maps March 24, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
On March 10, 2010, after a 2-year effort, Google finally unveiled the get-direction-by-bicycling feature on Google Maps just as the warmer spring weather kicked into gear. It had long been one of the Google Maps’ most requested features, if measured by the number of signatures in a petition–more...

Friday Link Love: Road Trips, Google Maps, Travel Companies That Give Back and More

Friday Link Love: Road Trips, Google Maps, Travel Companies That Give Back and More November 6, 2009 | Around the Web | Read More
Plenty of interesting travel stuff around the web this week: Road trip fan? Hate hours in the car? Love ‘em or hate ‘em, check out Gadling writers Annie Scott and Mike Barish go head to head with Top Ten Reasons that Road Trips Suck vs. Top Ten Reasons that Road Trips Rock. Need a little...