OnCell Acquires Competitors My Tours & STQRY

Acquisition of New Zealand-based company Authentic will drive mobile tour app technology innovation for cultural and historic sites ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2019–OnCell announced today it has acquired Authentic, a New Zealand-based company which develops My Tours and STQRY, a respected competitor in the mobile tour app technology space. OnCell pioneered the first self-guided mobile … Continue reading OnCell Acquires Competitors My Tours & STQRY

Explore Historic Independence Missouri with City’s Official App

Beacon-Enabled Audio Tour and Exploratory Game Offers Visitors a Unique Glimpse of Pioneer Life The City of Independence Missouri's new mobile app celebrates the city’s unique history–a bustling center which supported pioneers as they started their long journey on the Santa Fe, Oregon, and California Trails during the Westward Expansion of the 1800s. The goal … Continue reading Explore Historic Independence Missouri with City’s Official App

Why a Pilot App Makes Sense

It's tempting to think about creating an app that highlights every historical point of interest in your city; or every artifact in your museum. Stop! Don't go any further. While it's great to dream, and to plan in grandiose visions, the truth is - you should dip your toe in the water before jumping into … Continue reading Why a Pilot App Makes Sense

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

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

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

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

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