Tag: Travel / Tourism
Les Bains Hotel VR

Les Bains Hotel VR

by Alvin Manalac January 9, 2020 VR, AR, Marketing, Travel / Tourism

In the 80s, the legendary Paris night club Les Bains Douches was one of the most popular night spots for music and film stars from around the world, located in the heart of Paris.

Closed for more than 20 years, the owners have decided to rebuild the walls and inaugurated at the end of 2016 the only 5-star luxury hotel in the center of Paris, named Les Bains, which accompanied by a SPA, a restaurant, a a cocktail bar and a new night club.

 

 

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DIVR: Virtual Reality Snorkeling

DIVR: Virtual Reality Snorkeling

by Alvin Manalac December 28, 2019 VR, Entertainment, LBE/Theme Parks, Travel / Tourism

THE DIVR SYSTEM

Ballast VR combines the weightlessness of being in water with the immersion of Virtual Reality, resulting in an unprecedented full-body sensory experience. Our patent-pending technology transforms any pool into a fantastic adventure where anyone can go flying, deep sea diving or on a space walk.

 

WORLD CLASS CONTENT

When submerged in water, virtual reality experiences become more powerful than ever before. With a zero-gravity sensation, guests feel as if they are flying through magical worlds.

 

 

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The View from The Shard VR Slide

The View from The Shard VR Slide

by Alvin Manalac December 13, 2019 VR, Entertainment, LBE/Theme Parks, Travel / Tourism

THE WORLD’S HIGHEST LOCATION-BASED VR EXPERIENCE

Happy Finish created a world-first VR Slide experience for The View from The Shard in London.

Towering over London at 95 stories tall, The Shard has redefined the London skyline since its opening in 2012. The View from The Shard is the open-air viewing platform on the 72nd floor from which visitors can experience panoramic views of London. Eager to integrate virtual reality into the attraction, The View from The Shard turned to Happy Finish to help them create a thrilling addition to the observation deck.

With an impressive skyline and an 800ft drop at our disposal, Happy Finish came up with the concept of ‘The Slide’: a unique VR experience that takes users on a rollercoaster ride around the iconic London landmark whilst still taking in London’s breathtaking views.

 

 

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Kashi – The City of Lord Shiva

Kashi – The City of Lord Shiva

by Alvin Manalac 360, VR, Travel / Tourism

Overview

Kashi also known as Varanasi, is a city on the banks of the river Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, India. it is the holiest of the seven sacred cities (Sapta Puri). The Sapta Puri are seven holy pilgrimage centres in India. They are – Ayodhya, Mathura, Haridwar, Kashi, Kanchipuram,
Ujjain and Dwarka.

The city’s religious importance continued to grow in the 8th century, when Adi Shankara established the worship of Shiva as an official sect of Kashi.

 

 

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Air France Augmented World

Air France Augmented World

by Alvin Manalac December 10, 2019 AR, Marketing, Travel / Tourism

A first of its kind AR and event experience

Air France offers travel experiences all over the world. Vobling had the opportunity to mediate their global reach by developing an app that lets users discover the world, just by taking a few footsteps.

 

 

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Scenic Tours VR

Scenic Tours VR

by Alvin Manalac 360, VR, Marketing, Travel / Tourism

Scenic Tours offers high-end, all-inclusive luxury tours in a variety of regions.

The opulent nature of the tours is very hard to translate to potential clients but the high return rate of customers is proof that the quality of the service, once experienced, was worth the money.

The question Scenic struggled with was how to convince people of the experience without them needing to be onboard one of their ships.

 

 

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Allstate “In High Gear” Event VR Experience

Allstate “In High Gear” Event VR Experience

by Alvin Manalac November 30, 2019 VR, Entertainment, Marketing, Travel / Tourism

Event VR Activation

NEXT/NOW created a bespoke event VR application that allowed riders to select one of two more classic motorcycle routes in the country: the infamous Pacific Coast Highway and the scenic Needles highway through South Dakota.

 

 

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Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind – AR Experience

Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind – AR Experience

by Alvin Manalac November 15, 2019 AR, Entertainment, LBE/Theme Parks, Training, Travel / Tourism

Perot Museum of Nature and Science Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind – Interactive AR Experience

Experience “one of the greatest fossil discoveries of the past half-century” as described by National Geographic in the new Origins exhibit at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Two new species of ancient human relatives, Australopithecus sediba and Homo naledi made worldwide headlines and provided game-changing insights into the origins of humanity. Fossils of each species left South Africa to be on public display for the first time in a world-exclusive, six month engagement in Dallas, Texas. This is an incredibly rare opportunity to see real hominin material in North America.

 

 

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Bodh Gaya: The Land of Buddha’s Enlightenment

Bodh Gaya: The Land of Buddha’s Enlightenment

by Alvin Manalac November 14, 2019 360, VR, Travel / Tourism

Overview

Bodh Gaya is the most holy place for Buddhists. Situated by the bank of river Neranjana in the Indian state of Bihar, King Ashoka was the first to build a temple here.

The story of Buddha

Buddha was born in 563 BC in what is now Nepal on the following auspicious Baisakhi purnima. As Siddhartha, he renounced his family at the age of 29 in 534 BC and travelled and meditated in search of truth.

After practicing self-mortification for six years at Urubela (Bodh Gaya) in Gaya, he gave up that practice because it did not give him Vimukthi. Then he discovered Noble Eight-fold path without help from anyone and practiced it, then he attained Buddhatva or enlightenment.

 

 

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Rishikesh – Yoga Capital of the World

Rishikesh – Yoga Capital of the World

by Alvin Manalac October 15, 2019 360, VR, Travel / Tourism

Overview

Rishikesh is located in the foothills of the Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, in northern India, it is known as the Yoga Capital of the World and Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas.

It is known as the pilgrimage town and regarded as one of the holiest places in India. Sages and saints have visited Rishikesh since ancient times to meditate in search of higher knowledge.

The Ganges, one of the most sacred rivers in India, flows through Rishikesh. Here the river leaves the Shivalik Hills in the Himalayas and flows into the plains of northern India. Several temples, ancient and new, are along the banks of the Ganges in Rishikesh. Rishikesh, nicknamed “Yoga Capital of the World”, has numerous yoga centres that attract visitors from all over the world.

 

 

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