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Virtual tours offer a variety of benefits for promoting Tourism, Accommodation and Conference services and facilities in general. Virtual Tours can provide potential visitors with a compelling and immersive experience that can significantly impact their decision-making process. Here are some of the key advantages of using virtual tours for marketing an island resort:

  1. Realistic and immersive experience: Virtual tours allow potential guests to virtually explore the resort and its surroundings as if they were physically there. By their nature Islands are relatively inaccessible to the general public, so usually the first “experience” a visitor has is as a paying guest… This immersive experience can create a strong emotional connection and sense of presence, enhancing the appeal of the resort, and encouraging them to book.
  2. Showcasing unique features: Island resorts often have stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches, luxurious accommodations, and various amenities. A virtual tour enables you to showcase these unique features in a visually captivating way, leaving a lasting impression on viewers.
  3. Increased engagement and interest: Virtual tours are more interactive than traditional photographs or videos. As a result, they can keep potential guests engaged for longer periods, increasing the chances of converting them into actual bookings. Because the visitor is “in control” of a virtual tour, rather than just passively viewing a photo/video they also tend to be more emotionally involved.
  4. Enhanced online visibility: A virtual tour can set your island resort apart from competitors, making it more likely to attract attention from potential customers. It offers a “Wow” factor over traditional photos/video and also provides valuable content for your website, social media, and other online platforms, improving your overall online visibility.
  5. Time-saving and cost-effective: Virtual tours save potential guests the time and expense of physically visiting the resort for a preliminary assessment. This convenience can encourage more people to consider your resort, even if they are located far away.
  6. Improved customer trust and transparency: Virtual tours demonstrate a commitment to transparency, showing potential guests exactly what they can expect. This builds trust and reduces uncertainties, leading to more confident bookings.
  7. International reach: A virtual tour can reach a global audience, allowing potential guests from different parts of the world to explore the resort from the comfort of their homes. This broadens your marketing reach and potential customer base.
  8. Data and insights: Virtual tour platforms can provide analytics and data on viewer behavior, such as popular areas, average visit duration, and interactions. These insights can help you refine your marketing strategy and understand what aspects of the resort are most appealing to viewers.
  9. Social media marketing leverage: Virtual tours can be shared on social media platforms, generating more organic reach and engagement. Additionally, they tend to be more shareable and viral-friendly than static images or videos.
  10. Competitive advantage: While virtual tours are becoming increasingly popular, many businesses, including some of your competitors, might not have adopted this technology yet. By using virtual tours, you can gain a competitive edge in the market and position your resort as technologically advanced and customer-focused.

Virtual tours are a powerful marketing tool that can elevate the promotional efforts of an island resort, enticing potential guests and ultimately boosting bookings and revenue.

What Does it Cost ?

Costs will vary depending on the location, the size and layout of the area/s you want to be covered, and the features/functionality that you’d like to include… Prices start from as little as $100 for a single 360° panosphere up to thousands of dollars for large sophisticated standalone virtual tours.

Find Out More…

If you’d like to discuss how we can help you to incorporate 360° Photos, Video or Virtual Tours into a Marketing Campaign to promote our facilities, please give Andy a call on0403 023 223orContact Us.