San Francisco: In a bid to help holiday shoppers, tech giant Google has launched new Google Maps features that includes Area Busyness and Directories. The company said that users can use Area Busyness, a new feature that combines live busyness trends to help them instantly spot when a neighbourhood or part of town is near or at its busiest.Also Read - Bounce Infinity E1 Electric Scooter Launched In India, Booking Starts At Rs.499 | Checkout Key Features And Price

“To keep the coming weeks stress-free, we are launching new Google Maps tools to help you stay safe, maximise your time with loved ones and find that perfect holiday brunch spot,” the company said in a blogpost. Also Read - Apple May Announce Launch Of VR/AR Headsets Next Year, Reverse Charging May Also Get Introduced | Checkout Video

How Does It Work?

To help users find their way around large buildings fast, the company is also expanding the Directory tab globally on Android and iOS for all airports, malls and transit stations around the world. Also Read - Redmi Note 10S With 8GB RAM And 128GB Storage Option Launched In India, Checkout Key Features And Price Here | Tech Reveal

“Now, when we have this data available, you can quickly see what types of stores are in a building (like toy stores or jewellery boutiques), airport lounges, car rentals, parking lots and more,” the company said.

“And within each category, you can see a list of the relevant businesses, in addition to helpful information about whether it’s open, its rating and what floor it’s on,” it added.