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 Read more..
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 Read more..
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 Read more..
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 Read more..
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 Read more..
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 Read more..
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. Read more..
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 Read more..
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, Read more..
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 Read more..
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 Read more..
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 Read more..
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 Read more..
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 Read more..
In the past, we’ve talked about the advantages to immersive storyliving, and how VR technology is making it possible. We’ve delved into the opportunities storyliving provides for journalism. The reality is, the opportunities for tapping into immersive storyliving are endless. It can be used in all kinds of Read more..
In a previous post we discussed the strength of storyliving and the effect it can have on marketing, but if you take the topic in a more broad sense, you will come to understand that much of today’s marketing is done via peers sharing their experiences. Millennials are Read more..
We know that Millennials are traveling (a lot) and that they aren’t necessarily being thrifty about it either, because they spend (a lot). A survey conducted by Expedia found that millennials travel for leisure more than any other generational group. They understand what makes a good travel experience, Read more..
Maybe you’re on the hunt for tangy tamarind juice from the terraces of Stone Town, or looking to sip some golden Tokaji aszú wine (“wine of Kings”) in the Tokaj, Hungary, or maybe you want to let your taste buds experience the diverse flavors of cheese from Switzerland’s Alpine Read more..