At trivago, we often deal with millions of accommodations and their images. To give you an estimate, trivago’s hotel search allows users to compare hotel prices in just a few clicks from more than 300 booking sites for more than 5 million hotels and other types of accommodations in over 190 countries. The quantity of images for these accommodations amount to over hundred million in total. As one of the teams in the hotel search domain, we are tasked with “tagging” the entire image inventory on Google Cloud Platform.

Accommodation image tags are labels that are assigned for a given…

Akshay Apte

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