App Spotlight: Canadian Museum of Nature

The “Nature Trek” app at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa, Canada is designed specifically for young visitors to this breathtaking science museum. In this creative app, users are encouraged to explore themes of subject matter that is classified as “Gross”, “Bizarre”, or “Ugly”. The app contains candid interviews with museum curators and staff … Continue reading App Spotlight: Canadian Museum of Nature

App Spotlight: Embassy of Ecuador

Introducing the first embassy app of its kind! The TourSphere team worked with the Ecuadorian Embassy to create a beautiful app that shows off the amazing beauty and richness of this South American country. The app is created with two users in mind: 1) Ecuadorian citizens traveling in the US, and 2) US citizens interested in … Continue reading App Spotlight: Embassy of Ecuador

App Spotlight: HarborArts Shipyard Gallery Walking Tour

If, upon visiting the Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina, you noticed that one of the buildings had a large half man, half octopus sculpture on top, your curiosity might be piqued. (The name of the sculpture is Iscariot, by the way, and he's made of recycled steel and reclaimed wood.) What is a piece of … Continue reading App Spotlight: HarborArts Shipyard Gallery Walking Tour

Mobile Year in Review: Lessons Learned in Mobile in 2012

As 2012 draws to a close, many of us will be reflecting on what we've learned over the past year. While perhaps some reflections will be personal or professional, here at TourSphere, we want to take a minute to review the year in mobile. So we've tapped our team to present to you the lessons … Continue reading Mobile Year in Review: Lessons Learned in Mobile in 2012

App Spotlight: This is Hampton, VA

Hampton, Virginia is a picturesque city and the site of America's first continuous English-speaking settlement. Dating back to the 1600s, there's lots to see in Virginia's sixth-most populous city, and the Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau wanted to make sure that no one missed a beat. That's why they created a digital tour guide with the … Continue reading App Spotlight: This is Hampton, VA

App Spotlight: Virginia Air & Space Center

The Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau in Hampton, VA has created a unique app package that allows visitors to the city to download a package of six tours that will guide them through the city. Featuring tours of neighborhoods and universities, the comprehensive tours give an insider's view on the city. But perhaps one of … Continue reading App Spotlight: Virginia Air & Space Center

Warm Up from Anywhere with Miami: An Insider’s Walking Tour

Dreaming of a beach vacation as the snow flurries start up and the temperatures drop? If you're booking a ticket to the caliente winter destination of Miami, or if you just want to hide from the driving snow by dreaming about such a vacation, Miami: An Insider's Walking Tour, powered by TourSphere, will give you the local's … Continue reading Warm Up from Anywhere with Miami: An Insider’s Walking Tour

Features to Include in Your Hotel’s Mobile App

By nature, most people staying at a hotel are in a place that's entirely new to them. Since what seems like the dawn of time, travelers have relied on the recommendations of concierges in making decisions about the area and getting oriented within the hotel or resort itself. In recent years, web searches have started … Continue reading Features to Include in Your Hotel’s Mobile App

History and Technology: A Perfect Marriage

Newport, Rhode Island is known as an iconic location filled with historical nods to the past, through the mansions lining the coast, historic meeting houses and buildings downtown, as well as its role in the American Revolution. The Newport Historical Society has married its love and dedication to history, with technology, by providing visitors a … Continue reading History and Technology: A Perfect Marriage

Exploring Estates Around New England: 5 Venues to Visit This Season

Around New England, there is a plethora of historic homes, estates and museums to check out for locals and tourists alike. At TourSphere, we love exploring both the well-known and hidden gems around our area. Today, we've decided to share some of our favorite estates around New England, picked out especially for you to enjoy … Continue reading Exploring Estates Around New England: 5 Venues to Visit This Season