App Spotlight: Toledo Museum of Art

Q&A with Maria Iafelice, Docent Program Manager at Toledo Museum of Art Since its founding in 1901, the Toledo Museum of Art's mission has been art education and it has earned a global reputation for the quality of their collection, their innovative and extensive education programs, and their architecturally significant campus. More than 30,000 works of art represent … Continue reading App Spotlight: Toledo Museum of Art

App Spotlight: Cranbrook House and Gardens

Q&A with Eric Franchy, Public Relations Coordinator at Cranbrook House and Gardens Cranbook House and Gardens, located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, is the oldest historic manor in metropolitan Detroit and serves as the centerpiece of the Cranbrook Educational Community campus, a National Historic Landmark. Formerly the estate of Ellen Scripps and newspaper mogul George Booth, Cranbrook is … Continue reading App Spotlight: Cranbrook House and Gardens

App Spotlight: The McCormick Foundation’s Cantigny Park

Q&A with Diane Gutenkauf, Director of the Robert R. McCormick Museum Cantigny Park is the former estate of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, longtime editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. Covering an expansive 500-acres in Wheaton, Illinois, the Colonel left his estate as a gift to the public upon his death in 1955. The park … Continue reading App Spotlight: The McCormick Foundation’s Cantigny Park

App Spotlight: Heritage Museums & Gardens

Q&A with Andrea Early, Marketing and Communications Director Big bugs. Windmill. Vintage carousel. Designer labyrinth. The Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, MA has all the quirk and charm you would expect from a historic museum on Cape Cod. Spanning an expansive 100 acres, it is the largest public garden in Southern New England and celebrates American … Continue reading App Spotlight: Heritage Museums & Gardens

Historic Peirce Mill Re-launches Mobile Tour App for the 2014 Season

Peirce Mill is the last existing mill in the District of Columbia and the only 19th-century gristmill maintained by the National Park Service that operates on a full-time basis. On the National Register of Historic Places, Peirce Mill is a living museum and tribute to the 1820s economy of America and D.C.’s agrarian past. Despite … Continue reading Historic Peirce Mill Re-launches Mobile Tour App for the 2014 Season

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

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: Peirce Mill Tour

Peirce Mill is the last existing mill in the District of Columbia and the only 19th-century gristmill maintained by the National Park Service that operates on a full-time basis. On the National Register of Historic Places, Peirce Mill is a living museum and tribute to the 1820s economy of America and D.C.'s agrarian past. Despite changes … Continue reading App Spotlight: Peirce Mill 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.

Creating an Award-Winning Mobile App

After all the hard work you've put into developing your app, it'd be nice to get a little recognition, right? As the app landscape has exploded over the past several years, so have mobile app awards programs. At TourSphere, we've seen many of our clients win awards in their respective industries for fantastic apps that … Continue reading Creating an Award-Winning Mobile App