Today, Oyster.com, a hotel review site and booking engine rolled out "Oyster Shots", a new search by hotel photos feature, following a similar trend of expanded image search capabilities by Google. All images are editorially tagged and categorized, and include underlying geocoded data signals, such as GPS camera data.
In the challenging travel vertical, Oyster is hoping to add a fresh layer of editorial relevance, even if it means a slow, difficult process to appropriately tag (manually) and reference all images within its target markets.
Eytan Seidman, co-founder of Oyster, and former B [...]
Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Search Engines: Travel Search Engines