Lord Mayor of Brisbane discusses Brisbane Ferries travel app
The Lord Mayor of Brisbane explains the importance of the travel app element of the winning bid to operate Brisbane Ferries. As we move towards 2021, VOX Group smart technology is increasingly providing multilingual tourism solutions for cruise, tour, attractions and destination organisations across the world.
Vox Group has today doubled its offer of complimentary two-month ‘Vox Connect’ smartphone guiding trials for guides and operators, upping its limit to 3,000 free demos, after initial launch numbers raced past 1,500 in just one week. This state-of-the-art technology uses a choice of mobile internet or portable wi-fi to connect the smartphones of
In early April, Vox Group ran a series of travel industry webinars to discuss how businesses might think differently in the new tourism dynamic. Oversubscription saw the company set up 15 additional sector specific webinars, which ended with an interactive poll of over 500 participants. Attendees were asked what they thought would be the main
The Vox team is very excited about the window of opportunity it has in this unprecedented period. It is not the first time that Vox has withstood a serious economical decline in the tourism industry and we know that not only recovery will come quickly but that travellers will think differently. The new dynamic will
As a responsible business, Vox Group continues to closely monitor developments surrounding the coronavirus (Covid-19). We absolutely prioritise the safety of our business partners, their staff and their guests. It is important to know that Vox standard procedure is to provide brand-new, individually sealed earbuds for each guests’ personal use and retention. Any reusable ‘on-ear’
Vox’s high profile role in Futouroma tourism planning for Rome.
Futouroma releases its results The results of the Futouroma Strategic Tourism Plan for Rome 2019-2025 were recently presented at the Nuvola Convention Centre in Rome. Vox Group, along with a carefully selected cadre of influential tourism businesses, including Trenitalia, Mastercard and Air China, was represented on a stand highlighting the prestigious role it has been
Vox is fully prepared for the UK leaving the EU 31st January 2020. Tours will continue to be fully serviced throughout their itinerary. Operations update in practice No changes in your guests’ experience Still available for the whole tour Tours that start and finish in the UK, but which visit the EU during the tour,
Vox acquires Sycomore in strategic cultural media expansion
Vox Group welcomes Sycomore in a major acquisition that successfully brings together the two giants of tourism and culture. This move positions the combined business as the leading provider of services across both industries. Sycomore is celebrated for its interactive guiding devices and audio visual content, and has been serving cultural sightseeing needs for
Vox introduces faster and smoother services at the Louvre.
Vox Group this week announced the new opening of its new service desk inside the Louvre Carrousel in Paris. The company sees it as a major advance of its tourist services and logistics support for tour groups and guides in the French capital. Vox CEO, Fabio Primerano, said “We are delighted to have a service
Vox multilingual visitor experience at Belfast Cathedral
Belfast Cathedral has launched its new audio interpretation programme for visitors, now providing self-guided tours in eight languages – English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Polish and Mandarin, with a carefully selected local Belfast accent to provide authenticity for the English tour. The cathedral chose the Vox Group to be its technical and content provider,
John Boulding & Tom Jenkins discuss tourism and technology at the ETOA City Fair.
John and Tom are two of the travel industry’s most experienced and respected managers, and their conversation at the City Fair reflected on the changes that have taken place in the business over the last 40 years. They also discussed where technology and data are taking us in the future. John’s current role as CMO
Vox CLEARTONE devices making the news in UKINBOUND
UKINBOUND just published an article on the important role played by the Vox CLEARTONE devices in the recent simultaneous translation event, a multiple translation, performed at the Salisbury Cathedral. Salisbury Cathedral’s VOX transmitters and receivers, normally used by tourists for climbing to the base of the Spire on a Tower Tour, played a different but
The new Vox Milan offices are off to a flying start, and the team are making sure that their operational footprint is very eco-friendly. Nearly all their deliveries are made by bicycle, and the majority of their cases are eco-sustainable with reusable handles. Ombretta Rossi who is heading the Milan hub says ‘We take the
A triumphant product launch in Singapore last week for Vox.
Vox Group held a highly successful product launch of its new digital travel products at Little Italy in Singapore last week. Key industry delegates from DMO, tour, agency, MICE and media sectors joined John Boulding, Vox CMO, for a presentation of the simple Vox digital tools enabling businesses stay one step ahead today. John said:
As a major supplier to the tourism industry, Vox Group is proud to partner Retake in its ‘Bella Roma’ event 31 March 2019. As part of this initiative, we are donating the use of Vox radio guide receivers, transmitters and earphones. Vox has multiple initiatives in place to drive sustainability in its operations, including placing
Vox on track once again with Harp Racing in Formula X 2019
Travel providers today are fully aware of the increasing trend towards the personalisation of travel experiences. It’s no surprize therefore that we have seen a huge growth in the number of smaller companies offering specialized, off the beaten track vacations, as this long-tail phenomenon increases. Vox has built its reputation on serving these small to
Vox announces new full-service operations office in Milan
Vox Group has appointed Ombretta Rossi to head the new North Italian hub in Milan. Ombretta is an experienced travel industry professional, having strategically managed and developed services with local partners for incoming tourism in Milan for many years. Ombretta said “The office will be located in central Milan in the prestigious Moscova neighbourhood, with
Vox announces the launch of the ‘Vox Vatican Guide’
Vox Group and Vox Mundi are proud to announce the launch of the important new ‘Vox Vatican Guide’. It was created in partnership with the popular ‘Roma Pass’ as an exclusive add-on to Rome’s official 48 or 72hr tourist pass. The ‘Vox Vatican Guide’ is a sophisticated digital guide to Rome and the Vatican that
Vox announces full service operation for Australasia
Vox Group has appointed Peter Smith as Managing Director of Vox Group Australasia, in a move that sees the world’s biggest provider of Tour Guide Systems expand its footprint deep into Oceania. Elio Epifani, Vox Group President, said: “Peter is a travel industry executive with extensive experience, and he was quick to see the huge
Vox Group unveils 2019 product, app upgrades and major rebrand
WTM – London: 5th November 2018 Vox S.p.A. has just unveiled a major corporate rebranding and product rollout under the ‘Vox Group’ banner. The company believes the changes will more cohesively present its diverse product range and wide B2B scope across both analogue and digital platforms. Vox has achieved tremendous business success over the last