Google Maps adds local language help for travelers, plots guides feature

PhocusWire | November 19, 2019

Google Maps adds local language help for travelers, plots guides feature
Google Maps has launched a translation service through Google Translate. Its maps now help users navigate a place by speaking out a destination’s name and address it in the local language. Travelers can use a newly added speaker button next to the place’s name and address, and Google Maps will say it out loud. For a more in depth conversation, the service links users to Google Translate. The company says it’s using text-to-speech technology to detect what language a phone is using to then determine what a user might need help in translating. The feature is being rolled out in November on iOS and Android devices with support for 50 languages initially and more to be added going forward.

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When all else fails, turn to the professionals. Welcome to MojoTravels, and today we’re counting down our picks for Top 5 Travel Agents' Picks for 2019. For this list, we’re looking at five destinations chosen by expert travel agents earlier this year as the must-visit spots for travelers in 2019.  We’d like to thank Travel Impressions for the inside scoop.