2015 Schedule of Events

Contact us at info@toursphere.com if you are attending any of these events and would like to schedule a dedicated chat about your mobile interpretive strategy. We look forward to seeing you soon! Museum Association of New York April 12-14 Corning, NY Nevada Tourism Commission's Rural Roundup April 15-17 Carson City, NV Join our President Thomas … Continue reading 2015 Schedule of Events

5 Strategies for Marketing Your Mobile Tour

Once your mobile tour is launched, you need to make sure people know about it! Marketing and strategic promotion are key. Here are some tips to help you successfully increase awareness and encourage use of your tour. 1) Create Prominent Signage Signage, signage, signage! We can't stress this enough! Your visitor won’t use your tour … Continue reading 5 Strategies for Marketing Your Mobile Tour

Strawbery Banke Museum Mobile App Wins 2014 NEMA Award

Congratulations to our friends at the Strawbery Banke Museum! Their app took First Place in the Mobile App category in the New England Museum Association’s 2014 Publication Awards Competition. The app, Listen to the Landscape, was cited for its excellent video interpretation, striking imagery, and overall ease of use. The annual NEMA competition recognizes excellence in design, production, and … Continue reading Strawbery Banke Museum Mobile App Wins 2014 NEMA Award

Add a Google Map to Your App

If you're building a walking or city tour with the TourSphere builder, allowing the user to track their position in relation to all the sites in your app is essential. Here's a quick intro and tutorial on how to use our Google Map widget. What is the Google Map widget? This widget allows you to … Continue reading Add a Google Map to Your App

5 Tips and Tricks From an App Builder

Building an app does not have to be a long or frustrating experience. Knowing best practices and familiarizing yourself with our CMS to know basic features will go a long way. Here are a few tips to keep in mind so you can maximize your time and meet your launch date: 1. Organize Your Content … Continue reading 5 Tips and Tricks From an App Builder

3 Museums with Award-Winning Apps!

It's been a great year so far for our clients! The Metropolitan Museum of Art won a prestigious 2013 MUSE Award from the American Association of Museums last month — in the  Games and Augmented Reality category. Built on the TourSphere mobile platform, and co-produced with Green Door Labs, Murder at the Met: An American … Continue reading 3 Museums with Award-Winning Apps!

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

Budget Travelers Explore Boston with a Mobile Concierge

As you know from our last blog post, hotels and resorts find it extremely beneficial to create and utilize a TourSphere app to highlight their own property and services. Today, we want to introduce you to 40Berkeley, the hippest and most affordable place to stay right  in the heart of Boston! 40Berkely created a mobile … Continue reading Budget Travelers Explore Boston with a Mobile Concierge

Hotel Apps and “Mobile Concierge” Services

In this hyper-connected age where seemingly everyone has a smartphone or tablet, hotels and resorts want to serve guests on the go. Luckily, TourSphere can help. TourSphere provides hotels with the tools they need to create hotel apps and virtual concierge services for their guests, whether they're at the hotel or at home preparing for … Continue reading Hotel Apps and “Mobile Concierge” Services

Getting Spooky: 10 Unique Halloween Tours from Around the Country

At TourSphere. we're big proponents of any kind of tour. Whether it's in-person guides leading you through exhibits or one of our mobile apps giving you the low-down on little-known city tourist attractions, tours are a great way to get the most from your visit anywhere. And in autumn, when the air is crisp and … Continue reading Getting Spooky: 10 Unique Halloween Tours from Around the Country