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

Transform a Tablet into a Kiosk – in a Snap!

Museums, hotels, and all kinds of destinations have long-recognized the value of kiosks.  Kiosks are great ways to engage visitors, provide and collect information quickly, offer maps and event info and otherwise cut-down on common questions which can bog down staff members. The hold-up for most organizations has been cost.  Plain and simple.  Kiosks and … Continue reading Transform a Tablet into a Kiosk – in a Snap!

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

No Cell Service or Wi-Fi? No Problem.

TourSphere apps are web-based, which means that they require either cell service or wi-fi so that the user can download and use the app live at the site of the tour. We have many clients, like parks or sites with bad cell phone service, who ask us if there are any options for them to use … Continue reading No Cell Service or Wi-Fi? No Problem.

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

Apps as a Marketing Tool for Book Publishers

The digital versus print worlds have been at odds in the publishing industry for years, and while many people argue for one side or the other, smarter publishers have learned how to embrace both. The problem is, digital initiatives can be expensive and out of reach for many independent publishing houses. Union Park Press here … Continue reading Apps as a Marketing Tool for Book Publishers

The App “Made in Hollywood”

The use of TourSphere's technology is just about endless in our imagination - we see an unlimited number of uses for our mobile app technology. From different venues and tours, additional features, and a multitude of uses, we believe that technology is always evolving just like TourSphere. It's exciting to us when we see our … Continue reading The App “Made in Hollywood”

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

Explore the Mary Baker Eddy Library’s 3-story Globe on Your Smartphone

Mary Baker Eddy founded the Christian Science system of religious thought in the late 1800s and today, her life's work is celebrated at the Mary Baker Eddy Library. This multi-use facility is dedicated to educating the public about Eddy's life and ideas. The museum, research center and lending library opened in 2002 and now a … Continue reading Explore the Mary Baker Eddy Library’s 3-story Globe on Your Smartphone

Beantown Mysteries on the Harbor

Want to get the inside story on where the Departed was filmed? Or check out old images of how Boston used to look? If you’re local to Boston, you’ve probably explored the Boston harbor either by sea, or walking along the water and enjoying the beautiful breezy views. But, for those tourists looking to visit … Continue reading Beantown Mysteries on the Harbor