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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
3D Travel has launched two exciting new features on its 3D websites: Content on Demand and What's Nearby.
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).
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.
Thursday, August 04, 2011
TravelAge West Magazine featured 3D Travel's new "Powered By" Private Label 3D website product in its latest issue.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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."
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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."
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.
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?
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!
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 ...
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.
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.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
HONOLULU – Have you seen 3DHawaii.com lately? Waikiki is popping right off of your screen.
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Alison Stewart profiled 3DHawaii.com in her "Click Chick" column in Midweek, a popular local weekly, on Aug. 11.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
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."
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.