As Tnooz reports, the group met earlier this month in San Francicso, and included Marriott and Hilton from the hotel sector. While strictly confidential in its nature, the meetings main topic most likely was Google’s position and role in the travel industry, which changed fundamentaly in the past years. Google is no longer just a marketing platform for travel brands, but launched its own travel products that facilitate airline and hotel bookings without having to leave its search results page. Get the full story at Tnooz