ABQ Trolley Launches Enhanced Passenger Experiences with GPS Tours


 

ABQ Trolley Co., Albuquerque’s premier city sightseeing tour company, offering a completely-custom, uniquely-Albuquerque, open-air trolley is Albuquerque, New Mexico’s only guided city tour company. Established to provide visitors with an introduction to the must-see sites around Albuquerque, ABQ Trolley Co. announced today that it’s introducing Q-VIEW, a multimedia tour experience delivered through a GPS audio/video system by AudioConexus on its City Tour. 

ABQ Trolley Co., utilizing satellite (GPS) technology, is telling compelling location-based stories to connect locals and travelers alike to the people, places and events that have shaped Albuquerque’s unique history and modern culture. Providing fun, entertaining, and educational audio and video tours on flat panel displays on its trolley, passengers listen to historical narratives while experiencing archival images and video at key points of interest along the route.

“We’re providing our passengers with more meaningful and memorable visitor experiences,” said Jesse Herron, co-owner of ABQ Trolley Co. Our goal is always to provide the most compelling content and entertainment experiences for our customers. We explored a range of solutions to deliver a new entertainment experience on our trolley and concluded AudioConexus’s GPS tour system was the best choice for us. We partnered with AudioConexus because we knew incorporating their GPS technology for location specific storytelling would provide us with the Wow! factor we were looking for. We’re now providing even better tours!” 

Jonathan Stanley, President and CEO, AudioConexus Inc. said “AudioConexus is excited to be partnered with ABQ Trolley Co. We think ABQ Trolley Co. is the perfect company to be working with because of their experience and expertise in tourism, film and entertainment. By offering a new kind of sightseeing experience in Albuquerque, ABQ Trolley Co. has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to its customers. Their approach to servicing their customers with oral histories and stories by people who live in Albuquerque that play at key points of interest along their routes is innovative. Their sightseeing tour transforms their trolley into a theatrical experience for everyone.” 

The GPS tour system designed for sightseeing applications is a location based (GPS) triggered, tour entertainment solution offering audio and video tour commentary delivered to passengers over the Public Address System and on flat panel displays throughout the Best of ABQ City Tour. In addition to providing a fun and informative tour experience, the system also reduces driver training time and promotes safer driving.

About ABQ Trolley Co.

ABQ Trolley Co. was dreamed up in 2007 by two Albuquerque tourism industry professionals, Jesse Herron and Michael Silva. The company takes guests on a 76-minute, 18-mile Best of ABQ City Tour using a completely-custom, uniquely-Albuquerque, open-air trolley; the only trolley in the world covered in stucco! Albuquerque has never had this type of unique tour service and has not had a city tour service in nearly a decade. Now in their third season of business, ABQ Trolley Co. has appeared on HGTV, the NBC TODAY Show and various other national publications. More information on ABQ Trolley Co. can be found at www.abqtrolley.com

 

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