3D Travel Launches Mobile-Ready 3DHawaii.com

Monday, January 07, 2013

3D Travel, Inc. today announced the launch of the company's new mobile version of its popular 3DHawaii.com destination website. Mobile users seeking to learn more about Hawaii can perform a simple text search or refined category searches and discover thousands of listings for the Islands' top resorts, beaches, scenic lookouts, attractions, hiking trails, restaurants and more.

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3D Travel Launches Free Embeddable Widget, Allows Anyone to Add Virtual 3D Experiences to Any Website

Monday, October 22, 2012

3D Travel, Inc., the first 3D virtual travel planning platform, today announced the availability of 3DTravel Widgets, enabling anyone to embed virtual, fully-functional 3D destinations within any website, for free.

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New in 3D: The Shops at Wailea on Maui

Monday, October 15, 2012

The elegant Shops at Wailea, the south Maui resort's premier shopping and dining destination, can now be explored in 3D on its customized 3D private label.

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New 3D Private Label Website: The Luxurious Honua Kai Resort & Spa

Saturday, September 01, 2012

Another 3D private label website is launched! We are proud to include the Honua Kai Resort & Spa in Ka'anapali, Maui, among our growing list of 3D destination websites. The luxury beachfront resort, completed in 2009, features exceptional condominium accommodations with top-notch amenities, ideal for family vacations and reunions and romantic getaways.

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3D Travel Chief on Hawaii News Now 'Sunrise' Program

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

3D Travel founder and CEO Craig Carapelho talked recently with Hawaii business reporter Howard Dicus on Hawaii News Now's Sunrise program to discuss big announcements at the company, including the acquisition of a mobile app and its founder joining the 3D Travel team.

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Translate your 3D Travel website into any language, easily

Monday, July 23, 2012

3D Travel has rolled out new tools in its Content Management System that allow clients to translate their 3D websites into another language. The Polynesian Cultural Center is the first to use this capability: its Private Label 3D website is now viewable in English and Japanese.

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3D Travel Acquires HulaCopter, Adds Mobile Services

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

3D Travel, Inc., the first 3D virtual travel planning platform, today announced the acquisition of HulaCopter LLC, a Honolulu-based company that specializes in mobile marketing for the tourism industry.

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Another 3D Private Label web portal launches: Kaanapali Beach Hotel, Maui

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Another Hawaiian resort has joined the 3D Travel portfolio of Private Label websites. The Ka'anapali Beach Hotel, known as the Most Hawaiian Hotel for its commitment to cultural awareness and perpetuation, now has its own 3D site. The hotel's top amenities are featured at launch, including onsite dining, magic dinner show, pool, spa and its 11 acres of beachfront property along Ka'anapali Beach.

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Google adds many more Street Views to its Hawaii gallery

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Google has expanded its number of Hawaii locations that feature deeper Street Views, in which users can explore the photorealistic imagery at the state's top visitor attractions and beaches, as well as a handful of resorts.

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Key attractions updated with "behind the gate" Street Views

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Google Maps has updated street views on a number of key Oahu attractions, allowing users to "get behind the gate" and peer among the features within. The updated sites are the Honolulu Zoo, Iolani Palace, Wet 'n' Wild Hawaii water park, and Diamond Head Crater. We've updated 3DHawaii with these new views — simply click the "Street View" button on any location and click your way through the attractions and landmarks.

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Two new Private Label 3D websites launch

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

3D Travel has launched two private label websites in recent days, adding to its growing portfolio of company-branded 3D sites.

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Introducing our newest travel website: 3D San Francisco

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

3D Travel announces the launch of its latest 3D destination city: San Francisco. Now you can explore and plan your ultimate getaway to three vacation destinations in 3D: Hawaii, Las Vegas and the City by the Bay.

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Two exciting new features live on 3D Travel websites

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

3D Travel has launched two exciting new features on its 3D websites: Content on Demand and What's Nearby.

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1 billion downloads — How has Google Earth changed your (travel) life?

Thursday, October 06, 2011

One billion. That's how many times Google Earth has been downloaded since it launched in 2001, affording the world the ability to digitally soar across and explore our planet upon a platform of satellite imagery topped with 3D structures. The plug-in, released a few years later, enabled this 3D exploration within a web browser, which 3D Travel has used to build virtual destinations in Hawaii (3DHawaii.com) and Las Vegas (3DLasVegas.com).

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The Hilton Hawaiian Village contest winner: Ready for the beach and some SPAM

Monday, August 08, 2011

Congratulations, Robert Paguio — winner of our Penguin Round-Up Contest. The married father of two from Burlington, Mass., picked up a free five-night stay in an oceanview room at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa.

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TravelAge West Magazine features piece on 3D Travel's Private Label

Thursday, August 04, 2011

TravelAge West Magazine featured 3D Travel's new "Powered By" Private Label 3D website product in its latest issue.

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Two more Astons in 3D — explore the Waikiki Beach Hotel and the Maui Kaanapali Villas

Friday, June 24, 2011

With today's launch of the iconic Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel and the gorgeous Aston Maui Kaanapali Villas, the number of Aston private label 3D websites launched in Hawaii now numbers five.

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New in 3D: The Aston Waikiki Beach Tower and Aston Waikiki Sunset

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

On the heels of launching the first Aston Private Label website at its Kaanapali Shores property, 3D Travel announces two more 3D websites for Aston: The Waikiki Sunset and Waikiki Beach Tower. These Oahu condominium resorts, nestled among the many attractions and diversions of beautiful Waikiki, are perfect for families, traveling couples, those who prefer access to kitchens while vacationing, or those who like elbow room — priced to any budget.

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Our newest Private Label website: The Aston Kaanapali Shores

Monday, June 20, 2011

3D Travel announces the launch of its newest 3D Private Label web portal: The Aston Kaanapali Shores condominium resort on Maui. It's a one-stop site where you can explore and book this glittering destination in 3D — the perfect tool to map out your dream vacation to Hawaii's Valley Isle.

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3D Travel featured in APEC business showcase story

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

May 4, 2011 — With the announcement yesterday of a new business showcase to coincide with the 2011 APEC USA conference in Honolulu this November, local news station Hawaii News Now featured 3D Travel, Inc. as an ideal candidate for the event.

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All Hilton, All 3D — announcing the Hilton Hawaiian Village private label site

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The rich amenities, nightly entertainment, shopping, pools and beaches at Waikiki's largest resort is now explorable in a 3D website. Welcome to the Hilton Hawaiian Village private label, an all-new way to discover, explore and book one of Hawaii's iconic beachfront resorts!

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Introducing 3D Hawaii 2.0 — faster, sleeker, deeper exploration of the Hawaiian Islands

Monday, March 28, 2011

The staff of 3D Travel, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of 3DHawaii 2.0, with faster speeds through the 3D landscape and an all-new navigation bar and search capabilities to guide you through the deep, rich content of the world's first 3D travel-planning website.

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3D Travel, Inc. wins Most Innovative award from Hawaii Business Magazine

Thursday, January 27, 2011

3D Travel, Inc. was recognized as the year's most innovative business by Hawaii Business Magazine in its 2011 Small Biz Success Awards. CEO Craig Carapelho picked up the award on behalf of his team at the awards banquet at the Hawaii Prince Hotel in Waikiki.

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Thumbs up for 3DLasVegas from New York Daily News

Thursday, December 09, 2010

More notices are raining in this week for the launch of 3DLasVegas.com. Travel writer Robert Dominguez of the New York Daily News wrote in his "Get Outta Here!" blog that the new website "allows users to virtually visit Vegas — a highly detailed, animated, 3D version of the city, that is."

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Press Rounds: 3DLasVegas.com makes a splash

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Launch of 3D Travel, Inc.'s highly anticipated second 3D site has generated a lot of buzz. AOL Travel featured the launch on its site, as well as the news release on its finance page...

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Announcing the launch of 3DLasVegas.com

Monday, December 06, 2010

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — December 6, 2010 — Following the launch of 3DHawaii.com earlier this year, Honolulu-based 3D Travel, Inc. introduces 3DLasVegas.com, the newest addition to the first-ever collection of interactive 3D travel portals. Available collectively at 3DTravel.com, the sites incorporate Google Earth™ technology and are an innovative, experiential way to plan and book travel on the web.

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Travel Weekly profiles 3DHawaii.com

Monday, November 01, 2010

The premiere chronicler of the travel industry featured 3DHawaii.com in its Insight column published today. Travel Weekly's Shane Nelson reported: "Travelers considering a visit to Hawaii can check out the Islands at a new website sure to offer a different perspective on the destination...

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Team Vision Virtual announces three hires

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

As Team Vision Virtual rolls out 3D travel destination websites in 10 more cities over the next 18 months –– starting with Las Vegas –– the Hawaii-based company is bringing aboard three key team members to develop new sites and continue to grow the pioneering 3DHawaii.com.

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New in 3D: Haleiwa Town

Friday, October 15, 2010

Newly built in 3D, the North Shore town of Haleiwa on 3DHawaii features charming boutiques, restaurants and the famed Haleiwa Bridge.

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3DHawaii featured in Travel + Leisure blog, Hawaii Business Magazine

Friday, October 01, 2010

The ability to fly virtually through 3DHawaii has wowed a titan in global vacationing: Travel + Leisure. In a blog post yesterday, writer Mark Orwoll extolled the site as "the coolest way to visit Hawaii short of hopping the next flight to Honolulu."

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Like our use of the Google Earth API? Vote for us!

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Mashable, the website covering all things social media and tech news, is hosting its 4th annual Mashable Awards and we're throwing in our hat for Best Use of an API.

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VIDEO: The 3DHawaii Experience

Friday, September 24, 2010

Ever travel to 3DHawaii.com and think, Wow, it's really cool how it uses Google Earth and incorporates 3D modeling and tons of information about Hawaii into a one-stop resource. Now what?

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VIDEO: Flying through the Vegas Strip

Thursday, September 16, 2010

It's full speed ahead on 3DLasVegas, our next roll-out city. Team Vision Virtual has shot a video with fly-throughs of the new 3D buildings it has published to Google Earth that line the Las Vegas Strip. Play and enjoy!

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Sneak Peek: 3DLasVegas

Thursday, September 09, 2010

New 3D buildings are cropping up in the Nevada desert. That's right: Vegas, baby. As part of its plan to build out 3D destination travel sites, Team Vision Virtual has published ...

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3DHawaii noted on Google Earth

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Google Earth launched an all-new website today that included links to sites sporting its plug-in. 3DHawaii was prominently featured.

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Hello, Lahaina! West Maui filling out in 3D

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

The western coast of Maui just got a big 3D boost with the addition of Front Street buildings, the wharf, the banyan tree park, the iconic Pioneer Inn and more.

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New in 3D: Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki Beach, more

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

HONOLULU – Have you seen 3DHawaii.com lately? Waikiki is popping right off of your screen.

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Midweek offers kudos in "Click Chick" column

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Alison Stewart profiled 3DHawaii.com in her "Click Chick" column in Midweek, a popular local weekly, on Aug. 11.

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3DHawaii featured in TravelAge West

Thursday, August 05, 2010

The launch of 3DHawaii.com was profiled in "Hawaii Travel Planning Goes 3-D" in TravelAge West, a trusted voice of the travel industry in the West for 40 years.

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Video: Carapelho on Sunrise program with Howard Dicus

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Team Vision Virtual CEO Craig Carapelho discussed 3DHawaii.com with interviewer Howard Dicus on Sunrise, a local Honolulu morning program, during its Business Report segment on Monday, July 19.

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Video: Honolulu newscasts profile 3DHawaii.com

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Local Honolulu stations KHON2, KITV and Hawaii News Now aired stories on the launch of 3DHawaii.com on July 15. See them here.

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Media buzzing about 3DHawaii

Friday, July 16, 2010

Today is 3DHawaii.com's official launch and all the attention has generated a big jump in daily unique visitors to the site. (And by big, we mean a 27-fold increase. Huge.)

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3DHawaii.com launch announcement

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Hawaii travel planning just went three-dimensional, thanks to 3DHawaii.com, the innovative new online travel portal created by Team Vision Virtual (TVV), a Honolulu-based company. This first-ever interactive 3D travel portal, which incorporates Google Earth technology, is a next generation travel-planning and booking tool that provides users with a stunning visual experience unrivaled on the web today.

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Making the press rounds

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Pacific Business News noted the appointment of Paul Onnen to Team Vision Virtual in its feature, "People who make Hawaii work."

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Former Expedia, Google executive Onnen added to Team Vision Virtual

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Team Vision Virtual, creators of 3D destination-experience websites, announces the appointment of Paul Onnen as Chief Technology Officer. Onnen will oversee the ongoing development and international rollout of TVV’s proprietary 3D online platform.

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