The first thing people usually do when looking for activities to do on a trip is to look up places or tourist attractions in Google, just as one often looks up pretty much anything in Google. The company already has a hub for all your travel needs, which is called Google Travel, but just looking up a tourist attraction or destination on Google Search can already give you crucial info on that place, including reviews, opening and closing times, and even some rough insights on what the busiest times usually are for stopping by. Now, you can also book some tickets to certain attractions right from Google Search while you’re at it.
Looking up tourist attractions in Google, like the Statue of Liberty, will now give you links for booking basic admission tickets and other options whenever available. You’ll get results and prices from a handful of travel agencies and providers right from search results, and you’ll be able to easily compare between several options, choose the cheapest or the one that works better for you, and easily go on that provider’s website and book your tickets.
Google says that these partners will be able to show their prices and promote themselves on Google search results at zero cost, as it wants to support these providers as they recover from the pandemic.
Google also says that it’ll start displaying information and booking links for activities in a destination in the coming months, mentioning wine tasting in Paris or bike touring in California as…