Google Flights now in Hebrew

Google launched Google Flights in 2011 after understanding that most people begin their search for the best travel deals on Google itself.

By MICHAL RAZ-CHAIMOVICH/TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE
August 14, 2018 12:04
1 minute read.
flying

Airplane takeoff. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

(TNS) - Google Flights, the search engine for air fares, has now introduced a Hebrew version. Google Flights is a search engine that helps consumers find the cheapest flights between destinations by comparing fares. Google Flights also provides real-time tracking of flights from takeoff to touchdown as well as other data and statistics about flights.

Google launched Google Flights in 2011 after understanding that most people begin their search for the best travel deals on Google itself. In order to launch Google Flights, Google acquired a US company called ITA flight information software for $700 million in 2010.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


Google Flights does not engage in the actual sale of flight tickets but for bookings, transfers users to the websites of the carriers themselves. A popular Google Flights feature is real-time tracking of price changes of fares and email user-alerts.

Recent research by Eshet Tours of Israeli consumer behavior found that 53% of Israeli tourists book flight and hotels separately and 81% of such bookings are made online. 52% of Israelis who do book their flight and hotel together do so online. 67% of Israelis who book flights do so online. Only 23% of Israelis book flights by telephone and just 10% prefer to actually go to a travel agent.

———

©2018 the Globes (Tel Aviv, Israel). Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.



JPOST VIDEOS THAT MIGHT INTEREST YOU:






Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

November 17, 2018
Stan Lee gave comic books permission to be more Jewish

By JTA