New Delhi : Google, the tech giant is likely to challenges leaders of the tourism industry. The in-house startup incubator Area 120 has introduced a travel guide website called Touring Bird that lists tours, attractions and activities for travellers and tourists in popular travel destinations. To inform all, Area 120 is a Google's workshop for the tech giant's experimental products.
Till date, the 'Touring Bird' travel website has included information of about 20 cities that include New Delhi, Prague, Chicago, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin and Las Vegas among others, and plans to increase its coverage in the coming months.
"When you select a destination city, you'll see popular attractions, suggested tours and activities along with prices, options for free guided tours and recommendations from locals and travel bloggers," Touring Bird website said in a statement.
Talking about 'Touring Bird' app, it comes with a "build-your-own package" feature wherein users can make customised tour package, compare filtered offerings by price and preferences, to find the best match to their plan, along with booking and cancelling provisions.
"We're a small team that's brought together by a common passion for travel and improving the overall travel experience for others. Most of us have a background in building travel products at Google, and we're all deeply passionate about solving real user problems in this space," Touring Bird added.
The best part about this travel app is that users can bookmark their favourite activities and recommendations - food, destinations, stays and amusements to make a list and share it with fellow travellers.
For now, Touring Bird is available in English language for both the desktop and mobile users.