Google switch – says it now has a cautious approach to taking Google Flight Search global
One year after Google Flight Search was launched, the service experienced an apparent lack of progress. Google says it now has a cautious approach to taking it global.
What a difference a year makes – at the 2011 PhoCusWright Conference in Florida, Google was reasonably bullish about its strategy for Google Flight Search.
Just a month or so after finally unleashing its long awaited service, traffic was understandably a bit on the low side but Google was quite rightly enjoying the positive reaction to the speed in which GFS was returning results.
In an interview after his keynote, Google vice president for travel, Jeremy Wertheimer, was enthusiastic about where it was all going, even talking about how other travel products would be considered, such as car rental, vacation rentals, and tours and activities.