Angela Hassassian

Hyperactive Content Writer, Researcher, Teacher, Lifelong Student, Social Butterfly
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How VR is Redefining How We Tell Stories: Storyliving

Technology is bringing a new twist to the oldest form of communication: storytelling. Storytelling has undergone many stages of evolution since its existence, from writing to radio, film to animation and most recently, social media. Blogs, vlogs, vines, podcasts, technology has opened the floodgates when it comes to new

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Angela Hassassian Angela Hassassian
12 min read

Changing the Future of Travel with 360° Photography and VR

We live in exciting times when technology is like a window to the world. When we were introduced to the internet, we tipped off the dominoes to an era of globalization. A world where everyone is connected and you can explore every corner of the globe from the comfort

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Angela Hassassian Angela Hassassian
10 min read

Why You Should Capture Your Next Trip in 360

Please. Selfie sticks were sooo 2015. We are entering an era of something new, something more fabulous, something way more genuine and real. Entering 2018 we are going to see a huge rise in the use of 360 photos and videos and what’s more, it will change the way

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Angela Hassassian Angela Hassassian
11 min read

360Stories Top Picks: Three Best 360 Cameras for Travel

In a previous post, we spoke about the advantages of traveling with a trusty 360 camera. There’s no dispute, that 360 photos and videos are booming across the internet. We will, without a doubt, be seeing a lot more 360 content on travel websites, travel agencies, travel blogs

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Angela Hassassian Angela Hassassian
18 min read

Immersive Journalism: How VR is Shaping Journalistic Storyliving

VR is taking journalism by storm, and has been for the past few years. We are entering a new era for sharing news, in a format that Virtual Reality pioneers would call, Immersive Journalism. Slowly breaking away from the video and text-based journalism that we are used to, the

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Angela Hassassian Angela Hassassian
18 min read

Even in Virtual Reality, Content is King

As with any new piece of technology, there have been a number of naysayers when it comes to the potential future success of VR. That is not surprising, considering that people have a tendency to get bored of new technology quickly. Will VR stand the test of time and

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Angela Hassassian Angela Hassassian
10 min read

Hotels and Virtual Reality: Marketing A New Travel Experience

Virtual reality has already begun to make big waves in the marketing industry, and arguably the best case would be in the realm of hospitality. Airlines, tour agencies and hotels have been experimenting with the new medium to see what they can do to attract, engage and keep customers.

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Angela Hassassian Angela Hassassian
17 min read

How VR is Being Integrated into World Class Resorts Across the Globe

The future seems to be virtual, as more and more virtual reality technologies are being implemented in different industries. 360Stories previously discussed how VR is transforming journalism, and how writers are now becoming more like UX designers. Because of VR tech, journalists now have to structure an

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Angela Hassassian Angela Hassassian
10 min read

3 Virtual Reality Trend Predictions For 2018

As years go by, we can no longer deny the amount of influence technology has in our lives. Technology is fuseded in essentially every aspect of our lives, from completing tasks, navigating from one place to another, keeping into contact with people, promoting our businesses, sharing our ideas, shopping,

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Angela Hassassian Angela Hassassian
15 min read

How Augmented Reality In Museums Caters to the Edutainment of Millennials

One might wonder why Augmented Reality is becoming so popular among museums, especially when audio guides and personal guides are so readily available at museums and the information on the internet is quite accessible from home or schools. In fact, some might even argue that Augmented and Virtual Reality

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Angela Hassassian Angela Hassassian
16 min read

Tourism and V-Commerce

Tech gurus everywhere will get into a debate of just how influential AR and VR will be in the years to come. As mentioned in my previous article on the use of AR in Museums, there will always be those who see the technology as a threat rather

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Angela Hassassian Angela Hassassian
16 min read

The Future of Tourism and Activities Sector

At 360Stories, we feel that understanding travelers is vital for deciding the direction of our company. We strive to not only follow trends, but to learn what motivates and inspires those who travel, then transform the way they experience a destination.

We feel that following and understanding trends is

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Angela Hassassian Angela Hassassian
19 min read

Dear Travel Industry, Be More Authentic, Sincerely, A Millennial Traveler

Dear Travel and Hospitality Industry People,

I am a Millennial, and speaking on behalf of a majority of Millennials, I have something to say. In a world filled with Photoshop airbrushing and Instagram filters, something we are all craving for is a bit of authenticity. This is true in

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Angela Hassassian Angela Hassassian
7 min read

Who Travel The World? Girls.

As time goes on, consumer behaviors change, and the travel industry is no exception. Sometimes the “new trends” can really set you up for a bit of shock. Two major trends on the rise include a.) more female travelers, and b.) more solo travelers, and a combination of the

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Angela Hassassian Angela Hassassian
14 min read