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With the new Expedia bot for Skype, users can search for hotels, quickly book, manage reservations, and confirm or cancel hotels and flights. And if you are not satisfied with the answer you got from the bot, you can directly call Expedia, free of charge.
Another new bot Microsoft today announced is called “Language Learning Bot”. Skype team partnered with Eton Institute and partner company Learningonline.xyz to develop a bot that can teach users a new language.
With the UPS bot, users can track packages, calculate shipping rates, and find a user’s local branch. Microsoft also highlighted several other new bots that were added recently to Skype.
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