You can set up a custom out-of-office message in your calendar to let others know you're away, and Google automatically rejects meeting requests when you sunbathe on a beach somewhere. Google's artificial intelligence will also try to figure out which events should be marked as "Away" based on the title and change the event type for you.
Calendar now gives you more control over the working hours settings. While you can already set up the calendar throughout the week with the same schedule, you can use the update to mark different hours for each day. Google tries to use your time zone and your event history to determine your working hours, but you can adjust the suggested schedules as needed.
Both the absence function and the granular working time control are put to the test for a long time. You are here, it could make it easier for you to reconcile work and private life. Google is introducing updates for G Suite users, and they're likely to be available to everyone soon.