Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s Explore-Around-You expands to 5 new markets


Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Google is rolling out its restaurant/food discovery service Explore Around You to five more countries. The service was initially only available in the U.S. and U.K., but will now help locals and tourists discover places to eat their favorite dishes or discover new dishes in Japan, Italy and other European counties.

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s Explore Around You is a feature built into Google Maps. It simplifies the process of discovering interesting places to eat interesting foods. If you are traveling to a certain region and desire to enjoy the kind of foods you are used to at home, Explore Around You can help you identify a nearby restaurant that serves your favorite dish. Similarly, if you are in a new region and want to try the foods of the natives, you can again turn to Explore Around You for leads.

Those who travel know that certain dishes can only be found in certain regions of the world. As such, Google wants to make it easy for travelers to discover new places to eat.

Great for natives as well

Interestingly, Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s Explore Around You is designed to be helpful to travelers as well as locals. That means that if you are just in your region and want to discover an interesting dish for you and your company, Explore Around You can be of great help.

Using Explore Around You

Options in Explore Around You are organized by categories. You can be what interests you from the options and explore more details about the dish through photos and ratings. The ratings are from Google and people who have previously enjoyed the dish.

Newly covered markets

In addition to Japan and Italy, Google has also rolled out Explore Around You in Spain, France and Germany.

You need Android

Initially, Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s Explore Around You is exclusive to Android platform.

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