The Four New Features in Google Maps That Make Travel Easier – Skift.
The latest features of Google Maps reveal G’s expanding strategy in travel: Apart from adding travel event and tourism attraction with simple drag and drop, G is now able to import travelers itinerary and flight information. users can see this by click on the local airport.
Details see Google Maps for Travel on YouTube
This builds new life into 3rd party applications built onto 3rd party websites like http://bookable-maps.com . Of course G is in the drivers seat with is street views and satellite earth maps. Amazing really but lots of room left here for local apps and entrepreneurs to deliver value added services like bookable maps, alla booking.com and OTAs. It does not have to large scale local knowledge wins when it comes to holiday travel.
see maps on Google http://www.google.com/maps/about/explore/