TechCrunch: Google rolls out a new set of search tools for eco-conscious travelers

TechCrunch: Google rolls out a new set of search tools for eco-conscious travelers. “In recent months, Google has been steadily adding new tools to help consumers choose more sustainable options when using its services like Google Maps, Google Flights and hotel search. On Tuesday, the company announced it’s expanding these efforts with the addition of a handful of new features that allow travelers to better filter their searches to make sustainable choices when booking flights or hotels as well as improved options for trains.”

TechCrunch: Google adds COVID-related health and safety info to Google Travel

TechCrunch: Google adds COVID-related health and safety info to Google Travel. “Starting this week, when users search for hotels and vacation rental properties through Google Travel, they may see new information about COVID-19 safety precautions at the property — like enhanced cleaning procedures that may be in use, for example, or if there’s an option for a contact-free check-in, among other things.”