Google increases its AI functionality for travel

The company is deepening its integration of AI chatbot Bard into its apps and services, enabling it to handle more specific travel requests

Sep 20, 2023

Starting today, Bard users will receive prompts to connect their Bard account with various Google services, including Gmail, Docs, and Drive. This integration will enable Bard to offer summaries and responses regarding users' personal information, such as upcoming travel plans.

Key takeaways

  • Bard's integration will extend to YouTube, Google Maps, Google Flights, and Google Hotels, allowing it to incorporate real-time data into its responses;
  • Conversations related to travel plans with Bard can easily be shared with others through Bard's link-sharing feature;
  • Google has also suggested a few travel-related prompts that users can explore with Bard's enhanced capabilities, such as locating a hotel reservation in their Gmail account or obtaining information about the neighborhood and nearby dining options.

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