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How Room 77 Technology Might Impact Hotel Finder

Yesterday Bloomberg reported that Google and Room 77 have come to terms on an agreement licensing hotel-booking software. The deal reportedly nets Google one of […]

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Hotel Finder Date Selector Test

It looks like the team working on Hotel Finder has another new test out, this time focusing on the date selector. Here is the original experience: […]

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Hotel Price Ad Commercial Unit In Google Flights

We’ve been noticing Hotel Price Ad Commercial Units being displayed in Google Flights. In the sidebar, hotels are displayed for the destination city the user […]

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New Mobile Search Results Format for Hotels

As of this morning we’re seeing a new experiment out in the wild bringing a more streamlined hotel search experience to Google users. Some users […]

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See Inside Functionality in Google Hotel Finder

Google has added “See inside” functionality to Hotel Finder, allowing users and potential guests to check out a hotel in more detail before booking it: […]

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5 Tips For Product Management In A Startup

Building an awesome product is what keeps us going at Koddi. We’re a group of people who are passionate about creating great things. Through our […]

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Better and Faster QA in GitHub

Mistakes happen. Startups are built on them; if you’re making mistakes it means you’re moving forward. Great teams turn mistakes into opportunities, adapt on the […]

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Local Carousel & What It Means For Meta Search

What is Google Local Carousel Google’s Local Carousel, released in June 2013, is a feature that has been causing some major shifts in the way […]

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New Hotel Finder Feature: Filter by Distance

There’s a new feature we’re excited to see on Google Hotel Finder allowing users to easily filter by distance. This is something that we’ve called […]

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Advertiser Logos Being Tested on Hotel Finder

As of today we’re seeing a new front end test live in Hotel Finder that includes brand logos: Also of significance here: the ad button […]

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