Microsoft unveiled a new web portal for travelers, that is, Bing Travel. Tourists can effectively use the information posted on Bing Travel and its tools. It is a part of Microsoft’s Bing and now available for consumers at www.bing.com/travel. Now travelers can make smarter, faster, and more informed decision when searching online. Most of the travelers searched minimum two or three websites before booking a air ticket and now Bing Travel will help them while doing so.
According to a statement made by Bing Travel’s general manager Hugh Crean, the website will help people traveling to various destinations. He also said as travelers face several challenges like airport safety and baggage restrictions to finding the right hotel in an unknown city or about language. Bing Travel will help them with simple and easy tools. According to Microsoft research, 45 percent of people browse through search engines to select a flight or hotel. Bing Travel will help them with innovative travel guides and also with travel queries.
There are several features that make Bing Travel worth browsing. These are as follows:
- Price predictor:
Bing Travel uses Farecast technology to explore more than 175 billion airfare observations and they also envisage the price of flight is going up or down. It also provides options like Buy or Wait and upcoming offers.
- Rate Indicator:
It has a rate indicator facility that provides rate data about thousand of hotels and also tell you about the deal. You can also view city map with hotel details.
- Travel deals:
Bing Travel also features flight and hotel information for popular tourist destinations across the world. You just have to choose the place and it will show the best fare and hotel deals.
- Compare Flight and Hotel search results:
Bing Travel makes it fast and easy for you to get flight and hotels results for thousands of destinations worldwide. It has tools that will help you to find the right hotel and flight. You can also do advanced search with many keywords like nonstop flights only, specific airlines, hotels within a mile of an address, and many more.
- Fare alerts:
Bing provides you alerts about fare drops because most of the special discounts are for a short period only. So you have to be aware of these price reductions.
- Travel articles:
It also combines recent editorial content from MSN Travel and other portals. It has an efficient team of experts who write daily articles, slide shows and blog posts to instruct and motivate travelers around the world. They provide information about destinations, travel news, tips and tricks.