Virtual travel formats are an innovative phenomenon in the world of tourism. Pushed into the mainstream by the COVID-19 pandemic, digital tours are here to stay. This course introduces the relevance of virtual tours and helps users get started with their own digital products. It proposes a basic tour setup and gives key recommendations for users to develop their own virtual tour.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Tourism industry professionals (e.g. tour guides or tour operators) interested in developing virtual tours.

Tourism industry professionals in developing economies.

Requirements: Familiarity with smart devices, camera phones etc 


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the aim and value of virtual tours to decision makers in your organisation

  • Build your own tour concept based on the proposed key virtual tour elements and best practices

  • Put together a basic streaming setup

virtual tourism tour guides