Invites travel operators and destination marketers to discover how multilingual wireless technology solutions can support social distancing and open travel markets
BLUFFDALE, UTAH – June 1, 2020 – Listen Technologies, the leading provider of advanced wireless listening solutions for 22 years, will showcase its suite of innovative tour solutions, including the recently launched Navilution Wi-Fi, online at Arabian Travel Market’s ATM Virtual 2020. Tour business owners, attraction and destination marketers, visitors and media are invited to see how exceptional audio, coupled with Wi-Fi technology and creative storytelling, transform tours into engaging, memorable experiences for worldwide travelers, and turn tour markets into global destinations. Listen Technologies offers technologies that deliver social distancing solutions with Wi-Fi, 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 safe and engaging experiences they will remember 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 while providing safe, social distancing solutions that bring sights and destinations to life with compelling stories.”
Listen Technologies tour solutions include Navilution Next, Navilution EVO, Listen EVERYWHERE, ListenTALK with full social distancing capacity, 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 that enables social distancing on passenger vehicles and vessels and in venues. 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, without handling operator-provided equipment or gathering in a crowd.
“The prevalence of smart devices is enabling personalization, storytelling and accessibility in tours and destination sightseeing like we’ve never seen,” said Maile Keone, president of Listen Technologies. “Listen Technologies is helping tour business owners and operators deliver outstanding visitor experiences while maintaining social distancing and safety requirements.”
“We’ve always been about helping tour operators grow their businesses, and that’s never been more critical than it is right now. We 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, even during these challenging times,” said Stanley.
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.
About Listen Technologies
Venues and tour operators lose business when people struggle to hear and engage, especially from a distance. 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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