Virtual Worlds And Social Web In Tourism

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Virtual Worlds And Social Web In Tourism

  1. 1. Virtual world/Social Web in Tourism Preetam Rai
  2. 2. About Me
  3. 3. TRAVEL TOOLS
  4. 4. Get your own customized travel guide at offbeat guides
  5. 5. you can get digital or print travel guide
  6. 6. many travel guides are appearing on the iPhone
  7. 7. Trivop does video guide for hotels
  8. 8. Wingbus from Korea aggregates travel stories from blogs
  9. 9. You can create video guides for your city using Google maps and YouTube videos
  10. 10. VIRTUAL WORLDS
  11. 11. Attending events
  12. 12. Working with students on Virtual World projects
  13. 13. Virtual words lets us play with space you(visitor) appears as an avatar
  14. 14. You interact with other avatars (voice, text and gestures)
  15. 15. Popular Virtual Worlds CHINA - Hipihi JAPAN, Rest of Asia - Second Life Europe- Second Life
  16. 16. Virtual Worlds in JAPAN
  17. 17. Second Life related books in Japanese bookstores
  18. 18. Second Life related books in Japan
  19. 19. Kansai Island on Second Life used by the tourism authority
  20. 20. Visiting the Kansai Island
  21. 21. Shopping at the Kansai Island
  22. 22. Buying clothes for my avatar at another Japanese island
  23. 23. Buying clothes for my avatar at another Japanese island
  24. 24. Buying clothes for my avatar at another Japanese island
  25. 25. Buying clothes for my avatar at another Japanese island
  26. 26. Asakusa in Second Life
  27. 27. Asakusa in Real Life
  28. 28. Shimokitazawa (a youth-fashion district of Tokyo) in Second Life Posted by Second Life Resident Ina Centaur. Visit Shimokitazawa.via Flickr user inacentaurdump
  29. 29. Shimokitazawa in Real Life
  30. 30. Popular Japanese bookstore Book Off in Second Life via yoshihiro_wada’s Flickr page
  31. 31. Mobile Version of Second Life
  32. 32. OUTSIDE JAPAN
  33. 33. Greece
  34. 34. WHAT MORE ?

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