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Google Gemini Promises to Curb Travel Stress With Enhanced Trip-Planning Features

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Google’s newest features in AI-assisted travel planning could edge out competitors by seamlessly integrating personalized trip recommendations with flight and hotel reservations, the company announced at Google I/O Tuesday.

Itinerary planning is one of the most established, everyday uses of AI tools. Ask Gemini to recommend a family-friendly trip to Columbus, Ohio, for example, and it’ll lay out an organized, easy-to-follow plan complete with activities and dining. What sets the Gemini model apart, though, is its ability to consider how plans work (or don’t) in space and time, the company said.

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Similar to OpenAI’s ChatGPT, Google has a subscription model for the more sophisticated version of Gemini. The Advanced tier costs $20 per month and includes these upgraded travel planning capabilities, among other features.

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