In order to make the upcoming Christmas safer and more efficient, the platform Google Maps has decided to launch a series of tools that seek to help buyers and travelers avoid the rush during the holidays and thus improve the user experience when leaving using this navigation system.
Although not all these functionalities will be available globally at first, one thing for sure is that you will be arriving as the days go by, because in total they will be four tools that they want to contribute to a better flow this Christmas.
Google Maps can now identify the busiest places
The first feature, now available worldwide, will allow users to know if a specific neighborhood or space is very crowded, so that people can avoid the crowds if they wish or it will also allow tourists to know which are the most popular areas, in the same way that it works with the businesses marked on the map, the application will allow you to see the times in which the place is busiest, thus allowing better planning of visits.
In addition to the above, Google Maps is preparing a second function with which it can be observed in all shopping centers, airports and transit stations a new directory of shops and services In order for people to be able to identify what type of establishments they can find within these places, in addition to this, users will be able to interact with each store and find useful information such as its hours, rating and on which floor it is located, until now. , this function was only available in some large stores, however, it will be expanded to provide more information globally.
Although it will first be available only for the United States, Google Maps has decided to launch a new tool that will allow you to know the status of an order that we have placed, this collection function will allow you to track a purchase, share the time and notify the store that we have arrived, in the same way, the establishment will be able to indicate to us within the application when an order is ready, significantly reducing delivery times. waiting. Today this function is available in more than 2,000 stores in 30 US states; however, this tool is expected to be expanded to other countries.
Finally, thanks to the contributions of the same users, now it will be possible to find out more detailed information about the restaurants, with a more detailed display of the price range that will allow us to plan an outing much more in line with our budget without having complications. , other information of interest may be displayed, in order to know if the site we want to go to has outdoor seating, home or pick-up options, and so on.
These four functions that Google Maps has decided to add before the holidays have been well received by the community, it is expected that those that have not yet been launched globally will expand over the weeks and as establishments decide to share your information.
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