Google Flight Search vs. Bing Travel: The Search Engine Showdown

Google Flight Search vs. Bing Travel: The Search Engine Showdown

By Katy Dutile | September 21, 2011 2:45 PM EDT

On Sept. 13, Google released the new Google Flight Search feature, but how does it stack up to competitors?  Google has slowly entered the travel market with a similar hotel search and the acquisition of Zagat, a popular restaurant guide. However, when Google bought ITA Software, specialists in organizing flight data, it was rumored that something big was in store.  Bing Travel is the closest competitor to Google. It too is a search engine gone travel. Bing is a fairly new company created by Microsoft to take over MSN Search and Live Search.  Bing Travel rose to prominence in the travel industry after buying FareCast, a previously popular travel site that predicted the best time to buy a flight.  The two competitors in the travel search showdown will be competing in five categories to determine the best flight search Web site.  Let the games begin!

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