An actual-time stream of a stroll round essentially the most well-known Moscow landmarks along with knowledgeable information will present a novel ‘being there’ impact.
Moscow Personal Excursions (www.moscowprivatetours.com) – a number one firm within the subject of personal excursions for foreigners in Russia with greater than 2000 tailored excursions offered yearly. Nevertheless, the coronavirus pandemic and ban on worldwide flights has just about stopped the flourishing well-established enterprise.
‘We now have realized the dimensions of the upcoming adjustments by the tip of February and it was already crystal clear to us that a lot of typical actions will turn out to be on-line, together with tourism. Nevertheless, we didn’t fancy following down the highway the vast majority of our enterprise colleagues did: launching on-line excursions within the type of lectures with exhibiting images of places or Google road view for donations’ – says Vyacheslav Kholopov, the founding father of the corporate.
With four months’ time to market, after quite a few exams and dummy runs Moscow Personal Excursions are able to current a fully distinctive product: Dwell Excursions Moscow (https://live.tours.moscow) – a real-time stream of excursions round Moscow with skilled information in small teams and an actual ‘being there’ impact. Personal Dwell Excursions are additionally accessible.
The ‘being there’ impact is achieved via Full HD video and the flexibility of the contributors to straight talk with the information (not by feedback or likes however by voice in stay broadcast). To ensure that each participant to have sufficient alternatives to work together with their information the variety of contributors in every tour is proscribed to eight.
‘It is a non-standard expertise and to make use of it we needed to create our personal media-server as the present companies of the streaming business have both restricted high quality of the video (Zoom, Skype, Google Meets) or have appreciable latency points (Youtube, Fb, Instagram)’ – explains Vyacheslav.
At present there’s one Moscow Dwell Tour in English language accessible on the web site: the tour across the must-see sights of Moscow – the Pink Sq., St.Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow Kremlin, the Bolshoi Theatre. The excessive stage of cellular networks protection in Moscow has even made it doable to incorporate the go to of Moscow metro stations within the stay tour! The corporate is planning to increase the checklist of the supplied stay excursions which can be historically common with vacationers.
The stay excursions have sparked curiosity not solely of these foreigners who’ve visited Moscow earlier than and needed to refresh their recollections of Russia but additionally of those that are solely planning to go to this nation. The corporate is trying to launch stay excursions in different languages shortly and in addition current an analogous service in St.Petersburg.
Moscow Personal Excursions firm believes this new format of excursions will keep in excessive demand even after worldwide tourism has recovered and can show to be a wonderful instrument for selling Moscow as a journey vacation spot.