Digital Trends: Google makes it even easier for you to plan a trip on your smartphone

Digital Trends: Google makes it even easier for you to plan a trip on your smartphone. “Whether you’re a weekend traveler or a gallivanting globetrotter, Google is making it even easier to make travel plans on a smartphone. For starters, the web giant says it’s enhancing the way mobile search deals with hotel bookings by introducing improved price filtering and easier-to-find amenity information.”

Digital Trends: SnowSearch wants to be your one-stop shop for booking ski trips

Digital Trends: SnowSearch wants to be your one-stop shop for booking ski trips. “Planning the perfect skiing or snowboarding trip can get very complicated. Not only do you need to organize transportation to and from the destination, but you also have to book accommodations at a resort, purchase lift tickets, and figure out how to get all of your gear safely to the hill. That can lead to a lot of moving parts to keep organized, making the entire process a bigger hassle than it needs to be. But a new website promises to make it easier than ever to plan your winter escapes this year, serving as a one-stop-shop for making the ultimate ski vacation a reality.”

TechCrunch Looks at Trips

TechCrunch has a look at Trips, the new travel app from Google. “News that Google would soon begin testing a new mobile travel application leaked out last week, and now we have more details, including screenshots, of what that app will look like. The app, called Trips, is being trialed with a small group of testers, and will allow users to keep track of past and upcoming trips, while also making recommendations about tourist destinations, restaurants, local transportation options, and more.”