Lowcostholidays, Air New Zealand, Priceline-Kayak, Inner Maldives, Reardon Commerce, American Express, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Micros Systems, Etihad and NYC & Company all make the cut in our round of travel technology news on Friday 8 March
The Scan – Lowcostholidays film map, Louvre Hotels on Google, Air New Zealand Bears All (again) and other travel tech stories
3rd Planet aims high, wants global tourism participation for 3D interactive technology event in 2014
When 3rd Planet unveiled its interactive technology showcasing tourism destinations about a year ago, it was seen as pretty cool
Forget wonderfully written guidebooks, blog posts, travel websites, TV shows, mobile applications et al, controlling a hi-res 3D image could be the best way to get the feel of a destination.
Dismiss for a moment the fact that it’s an ad for mobile handset manufacturer LG, this quite extraordinary use of 3D film and lights in a live setting has enormous potential in travel.
3rd Planet, a service offering virtual 3D tours of destinations, goes live this weekend with its first experience A Journey to Everest.
TLabs Showcase on travel startups featuring Singapore-based 3rd Planet, a 3D interactive travel guide platform for tourism boards and destinations.
Fair amount of chatter recently about a new service expected to launch later in 2011 – a 3D interactive guide to destinations around the world.