Google Maps for Android has received an update that brings some new features along with the usual bug fixes and improvements. The hotel search has been improved in the recent update with sponsored links rates and booking links to help you find the best hotel in the city.
Other features include faster access to navigation function, which offers you a recommended route along with the traffic higlights. Lastly, the tips and tricks feature is now available in the side menu for quick help regarding the application.
Here is the complete change log:
- Faster access to navigation, complete with route and traffic overview
- Improved hotel search results with sponsored rates and booking links
- Tips and Tricks available in the side menu
- Bug fixes
The application can be updated from the Google Play Store. To update Google Maps, just launch Google Play Store, press the menu button and go to My Apps. It will show you all the installed applications, along with the ones with newer versions available. Just find Google Maps and update it.