Invites tour operators to experience personalized audio tour technology and creative storytelling, including recently launched Navilution Wi-Fi
BLUFFDALE, Utah – March 2, 2020 – Listen Technologies, the leading provider of assistive listening systems for 22 years, will virtual showcase its suite of innovative tour solutions, including the recently launched Navilution Wi-Fi, in lieu of exhibiting at ITB Berlin 2020,which was cancelled last Friday. Tour business owners, attraction and destination operators, visitors and media are invited to a special webinar, details to be announced soon, to view demonstrations of Listen Technologies products and witness how exceptional audio and creative storytelling can transform tours into engaging, memorable experiences.
Listen Technologies offers solutions that deliver engaging GPS-automated content in multiple languages to help destination site owners, tour operators and guides sell more tours with less effort and grow their businesses.
“Tour business owners and operators want to give visitors engaging experiences they will remember and talk about with family and friends long after the tour has ended. Listen Technologies combines technology and creative services to help them do that in a way no one else in the industry can,” said Jonathan Stanley, chief experience officer and president, Listen Technologies Canada. “We are toppling language and accessibility barriers and bringing sights and destinations to life with compelling, colorful stories.”
Listen Technologies tour solutions on display at ITB Berlin will include Navilution Next, Navilution EVO, Listen EVERYWHERE, ListenTALK and the Listen Audio Guide System, a self-guided tour solution that delivers a personalized and engaging visitor experience. The company’s newest tour product, Navilution Wi-Fi, is the sightseeing industry’s first affordable, plug-and-play, low latency, streaming passenger entertainment solution. Navilution Wi-Fi makes it easy for tour business owners and operators to deliver compelling, GPS-triggered content to visitors through their smartphones and other smart devices. The product combines the power and versatility of Listen EVERYWHERE, Listen Technologies’ award-winning audio-over-Wi-Fi solution, with the precise GPS triggering of Navilution Next, a wireless commentary delivery system.
Navilution Wi-Fi works on tour operators’ wireless networks and enables them to offer multiple audio sources to visitors so they can listen to tour narration in different languages, no Internet required. Visitors simply scan a QR code to download the free app on their Android or iOS devices, select their preferred language and listen to automated, location-based content.
“We are very disappointed to miss ITB Berlin 2020 due to this global healthcare issue, but we believe organizers made the right call,” said Maile Keone, president of Listen Technologies. “We look forward to virtual connecting with the many innovators and entrepreneurs in the global tour industry through this webinar. The prevalence of smart devices is enabling personalization, storytelling and accessibility in tours and destination sightseeing like we’ve never seen before, and Listen Technologies is helping tour business owners and operators capitalize on these trends to deliver outstanding visitor experiences.”
Jonathan Stanley, chief experience officer and president of Listen Technologies for Tour Operators agrees. “We’ve always been about helping tour operators grow their businesses, and that’s never been more critical than it is right now. This webinar will showcase technology and storytelling techniques that can give them a distinct edge over the competition and help them sell more tours with less effort.”
More than 40 million people around the world listen to Listen Technologies tours in 49 languages. They experience Listen Technologies on foot and in buses, vessels, trolleys, trains and trams. Customers gain a competitive edge, and some have doubled ridership in just one season while decreasing costs and saving time training drivers.
The upcoming Listen Technologies webinar will allow tour operators to experience multilingual audio and content tour solutions that help tour business owners open new markets and deliver better tours.
About Listen Technologies
Venues and tour operators lose business when people struggle to hear and engage. Listen Technologies enriches lives by delivering audio directly to the individual so everyone can hear clearly and share in the same great experience. We help people listen and participate in environments where hearing is difficult, whether on a guided or self-guided tour, in a house of worship, a theme park, theater, or other venue. Our solutions provide technology and storytelling services that help venues and tour operators increase business. Our vision is to improve life’s experiences through sound by providing exceptional audio and content anytime, anywhere, on any platform. To learn more about how Listen Technologies provides a better way to hear the world, visit www.listentech.com. For more about our tour solutions, visit www.audioconexus.com.
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