Corona Virus pandemic has taken over the world, and we are well aware of it. The cases of the COVID are rising at an alarming rate everywhere in the world. Lockdown and many other prevention measures have been introduced by the governments of every state to prevent the spread of COVID. We don’t know what is going to happen next, but we know one thing that the new normal is going to be a lot different.
Confused? Well, everything has a solution, and this too has one, and that is Google. Let’ see how.
Post-COVID Travel Plans: How Google is going to help?
Traveling is never going to be on pause forever as it is an essential thing to do, plus most of the country’s economy depends on that. And, it would be best if you were cautious about everything once you go out to travel after the new normal starts.
Well, the search engine giant Google is going to help you in planning your trip correctly with all the precautions and tips needed. Google has added a few tweaks to its search results, offering information regarding hotels and the availability of flights. According to Google, when a user will search for information like hotels, flights, or things to do, they are going to see when there is a COVID-19 travel advisory or restrictions for their destination. The updates in Google are going to help you with everything related to your traveling.
In what ways? Let’s take a quick look.
Post-COVID Travel Plans: In what ways Google is here to help you?
The update in Google will help you in the following ways:
- To check the crowd density of a train station at a particular time.
- About the buses running schedules
- COVID-19 details will be provided on checkpoints
- Restrictions on crossing national borders that would start with Canada, Mexico, and the United States.
The transit alerts are going to be initiated in Argentina, United States, France, India, Netherlands, and the United Kingdom, and other countries as well. Google has analyzed location data from billions of Google users’ phones; in 131 countries to examine their movement under lockdowns and to help health authorities assess if people were abiding with social-distancing and other prevention methods that are issued to prevent the spread of the virus.
To make this possible, Google has invested billions of dollars from its search ads business to map the world digitally. On average, this would draw 1 billion users every month to its free navigation app.