From 2016–2019, the Google Trips app made for a great little utility that grouped together travel details and stored everything offline. Some of that functionality lived on in google.com/travel after the Android and iOS client was deprecated, but trip summaries are now going away this year.
Google Travel Stories March 15
Google Travel Stories September 20, 2022
Google is rolling out a trio of updates to its travel features and products today, starting with the ability to shop for train tickets in Search.
Google Travel Stories May 2, 2022
Google’s unified Travel site is adding a number of new features to help “plan your summer travel” across Flights, Hotels (including searching near specific sites), and the Explore capability.
Google Travel Stories November 19, 2021
How to get ready for a road trip using Google’s travel site and Maps
Due to the pandemic, travel has been slow this past year, and you might be a little rusty when it comes to picking up and traveling somewhere to visit friends and family or just planning a getaway. Whatever the case, Google has a few helpful tools in Google Maps and Google’s travel site to help you get started on making those plans and staying safe along the way.
Google Travel Stories August 13, 2020
Google will show travel trendlines when searching for flights, hotels
Noting a summer uptick in people looking for “places to go on vacation,” Google is providing travel trendlines and other information when you search for hotels and flights. It’s meant to “help you make travel decisions with confidence.”
Google Travel Stories March 24, 2020
The entire travel industry is facing a downturn due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Given an uptick in searches about travel advisories and trip cancellation policies, Google’s travel offerings are directly integrating coronavirus-related information.
Google Travel Stories December 31, 2019
Google Travel launched in May to consolidate Google Flights, Hotel Search, and Trips. The latter standalone app was killed in August, but functionality lives on in Search, Maps, and now a Google Travel PWA.
Google Travel Stories May 14, 2019
Google has a number of very useful travel services integrated into Search. The company is now bringing together all these tools on the desktop web with a beautiful Material Theme. However, this new web experience comes at the expense of the Google Trips app for Android and iOS.