Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Bing TRAVEL - The 360o interactive pictures make it really cool

One of the apps I love most on Surface RT is the Bing Travel.

It's cool, fun with great travel reviews and deals finder.



FEATURES: Bing Travel brings together in a single Apps all the features below:

  • Destinations – Explore destinations all over the world.  View top attractions, 360 degree panoramas, pictures, maps, weather, currency 
  • Travel Articles – Editorial selected articles provide travel inspiration and tips from trusted sources.
  • Flights – Search flights and filter your results by price, number of stops, airline name, or departure time.
  • Flight Status – Check the status of any flight and find departure or arrival time, terminal and gate information.
  • Hotels – Search hotels and filter your results by  price, class, or amenities to find the best hotel for you.
  • Best of Web – Discover nearly 100 of the most useful travel websites, each hand-picked by editors.

Bing Travel shows information about attractions, hotels and restaurantes from all the best Travel Advisors on a single TAB layout. You can chose to see relavant information from Frommers, Fodors, TripAdvisor and LonelyPlanet on a very easy user interface. Check it below

information from the best travel advisors available today
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When you chose a destination, the apps shows a summary information about the city, weather and currency, besides some contextualized event info. 

summary info about the choosen destination
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I LOVE THIS: But the coolest thing on it is the 360 degree panoramic pictures. You pick a picture and in full screen, it shows the image as you move your tablet to left, right, top or botton. The tablet works as a windows to the scenario. It's really cool and  everybody I show this feature, gets very impressed.

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MANAGING YOUR TAVEL: If you want to full manage your travel adding your fllights, hotel and car reservations, you should use WorldMate Apps. With this apps, you simple email the reservation confirmations from almost all airline companies and travel websites and it automatically creates to your Travel info and appointments. I will  review this apps soon.

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