Microsoft has launched a preview release of Bing Maps for the web, which it claims will focus more on travel planning rather than route mapping. As of now the feature is opt-in and users can choose to go back to the older version of Bing if they wish to do so. The new Bing maps have been completely redesigned and now pretty much resemble Google maps. Taking the comparison further, on searching for a location, both map services display an information box while zooming in on the location. The information boxes on both display quick facts, options for directions and options to search nearby. However Bing does this much better, displaying info from Wikipedia, Yelp reviews, TripAdvisor etc., points of interests with pictures and options to search for nearby hotels, airports, attractions, dining places, campgrounds and colleges in one click.…
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