News from izi.TRAVEL

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Connected Cities Baltimore

Few places are as rich in history, culture and innovation as the world’s cities, yet we tend to serve the city up as a series of isolated experiences with no connection. How can we use the power of storytelling and mobile technologies to knit togethe
  • Events & conferences

“I have my own app, why should I publish on izi.TRAVEL?"

“That’s great…but we already have our own app ”- our staff has heard more than once, especially while talking to museum experts. Well, we have good news for you.
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Smart city: the power of networking

Joining forces always proves to be the best way of achieving success. If publishing an audio tour on izi.TRAVEL can maximize your exposure to a wider public, imagine what populating the streets of your city with more tours, walks and stories...
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Relax and test your tour in restricted view mode!

Is your tour really ready for the big public? Are you happy with all the nitty-gritty details? Did you have a positive feedback from colleagues and friends? A potential audience of nearly 2 millions users can be scary...
  • Tips & tricks

izi.TRAVEL now supports iBeacons!

We have been asked many times if izi.TRAVEL works with iBeacons for location based stories inside museums. Now we can proudly say that it can! iBeacons are wireless, low energy transmitters that allow stories to play at the right place and time as...
  • Tech update

Create the perfect audio files using your own devices

Many would argue that the best results can only to be achieved by professional narrators in expensive sounds studios. We beg to differ! Follow our tips and we will help you achieve great results with no extra costs! Choose the right person.
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Storytelling: Just a tall tale, or a key strategy for cultural engagement?

Join the Roundtable at the upcoming Museums and the Web in Boston izi.TRAVEL and Museums and the Web present the first in a series of special roundtables around the country.
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WELCOME TO GAMIFICATION

Introducing the new Quest Feature The idea of Gamification - the practice to introduce gaming elements into ordinary non-gaming activities - is not new to the travel and tourism industry. Indeed loyalty points, cards and gifts have always...
  • Tech update

izi.TRAVEL Reaches One Million Downloads

Our tour guide On-Demand is now the Most Popular Audio Guide App in the World The izi.TRAVEL app has been downloaded for the one millionth time. 1 Million people that enjoy  more than 2.000 multimedia tours in 350 destinations on their smartphones..
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izi.TRAVEL has become the most popular travel app in the world!

Last reports about Google Play state it now contains more 1.6Ml apps. That is one of the reasons why we are happy and proud to announce we have just been awarded with the 500K installations badge inside the Google Play store.
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Holiday inspiration

Worldwide audio tours Businessman Alex Tourski designed maps that were later sold to TomTom. He got his next inspiration while he was driving in his car. Wouldn’t it be nice if I knew what to do in the next village I encounter? - he thought.
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Enhancing the visit with photo navigation

We are proud to introduce the feature that will upgrade the experience inside your museum Wouldn’t it be great if you could guide your visitors along a specific cultural path within your museum? Apparently yes, as we often receive requests for..
  • Tips & tricks
  • Tech update

5 Tips for Maximum Exposure. How to Present Your Collection

What are the key ingredients to a successful exhibition? How can you make a lasting impression? Maria Antsiferova, our content manager at izi.TRAVEL, discusses things like storytelling, selecting and arranging the items on display and reaching your..
  • Tech update

Add Museum News: keep your visitors informed with izi.TRAVEL!

Now museums have an extra reason to create and upload their tours on izi.TRAVEL. We have introduced another interesting feature for all museums: a news section. Here you share information on your events, promote your temporary exhibitions...
  • Tech update

Don’t miss out on Branding: a great opportunity to market yourself!

We asked our helpdesk specialist  Giovanna, to share some tips on how to get the best out of our platform. “To my surprise I see many people underestimate the huge potential of the branding section. The brand page is indeed a great space to market...
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Обновление приложения izi.TRAVEL для iOS

New iOS version of izi.TRAVEL app came out. Now users are able to post reviews and rate museum audio guides and city tours.
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izi.TRAVEL enters the Google Glass market

The izi.TRAVEL app is now also available for Glass™ users, providing them with the new handsfree travelling experience.  Amsterdam, December 31th - izi.TRAVEL, the storytelling platform for travellers, announces the release of its Glassware.
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Meet the new izi.TRAVEL

Today is an awesome day to share great news with you.
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Sport or culture. Why choose?

GE200.CH and Geneva Running Tours invite you to lace up your sneakers and discover the audio-guided urban theme trail, specially marked to celebrate the bicentennial of Geneva entering the Swiss Confederation.
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Netherlands Museums Association annual museum congress

The 9th and 10th of October  the Netherlands Museums Association held it's annual museum congress. This time it was in Leeuwarden. IZI.travel is an official sponsor , which organized a cultural walk and workshops.
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