US web users are currently able to tap into the Farecast-driven flight and hotel search functionality, now operating under the new brand of Bing Travel.

The original Farecast technology of drawing data from airlines, hotels and online travel agencies and using tools to predict when is the best time to make a booking is included in the new system.

Bing Travel will also include a Hotel Rate Indicator to trawl through historical data to indicate via a colour-coded system as to whether a current price for a room is a fair price for the user.

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