Google Gets into Travel with City Tours

July 16, 2009 By:Mary Winston Nicklin

We're keeping an eye on the latest launch to emerge from Google Labs: City Tours. A recent article in The Guardian highlights the few tweaks that need to be made to "the internet giant's first foray into travel." But these customized city itineraries have loads of potential, using Google Maps to determine which sight-seeing destinations are closest to each other. Curious? Head over to the site and check out suggested tours for San Francisco, New York, and London.