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Markham, Ontario, Canada, 2009/04/27 - Uncle Sam Boat Tours, located in Alexandria Bay, today unveiled technologically advanced GPS audio tour (TriggerPOINT) systems on its vessels, providing unparalleled visitor experiences in multiple languages simultaneously - UncleSamBoatTours.com.
AudioConexus, the leader in GPS Tour Entertainment for sightseeing, announced today its partnership with Uncle Sam Boat Tours to deliver GPS triggered audio tours in English, Mandarin, Korean and Hebrew.
Uncle Sam Boat Tours, located in Alexandria Bay, today unveiled technologically advanced GPS audio tour (TriggerPOINT) systems on its vessels, providing unparalleled visitor experiences in multiple languages simultaneously. Utilizing satellite (GPS) technology, prerecorded audio commentary is triggered by GPS location and delivered to passengers using wireless receivers and headsets.
Furthering its commitment of delivering exceptional visitor experiences on its tour boats, Ron Thomson, President and Owner of Uncle Sam Boat Tours said “We are removing language barriers for our visitors and providing better customer service for our guests. We have fully automated the delivery of our foreign language tours so that our staff can focus on making our tour experiences in the 1000 islands even more meaningful and memorable. Offering foreign language audio tours advances our commitment of delivering high-quality, fun, entertaining and educational tours for visitors from around the world or around the corner.”
Uncle Sam Boat Tours delivers two GPS audio tours in four languages simultaneously, on its one hour "Millionaire Row" tour and its Two Nation Tour, an international tour that offers close-up enjoyment of historic and scenic wonders in both Canadian and American sections of the 1000 Islands and famous Boldt Castle. Visitors on these tours enjoy a colorful historical tapestry of the river, the islands, and narrow island passages surrounded by the natural beauty of the islands and originality of its magnificent island homes.
“We are delighted to launch GPS tours with Uncle Sam Boat Tours,” said Jonathan Stanley, President & CEO of AudioConexus Inc. “These tours were delivered as the result of close collaboration with Uncle Sam Boat Tour’s General Manager and Captains who provided us with valuable insights into this unique and historical region. We couldn’t be more pleased and excited about this upcoming tourism season. With so many diverse islands and captivating island homes it’s been a thrill to be working in the 1000 Islands. It’s a sightseer’s paradise.”
About Uncle Sam Boat Tours
Uncle Sam Boat Tours (unclesamboattours.com) has been providing scenic cruises of the 1000 Islands for over 80 years right from its downtown Alexandria Bay location, opposite Boldt Castle.
Uncle Sam provides regularly scheduled sightseeing cruises, a Boldt Castle shuttle, and luncheon and dinner cruises from May through October. The most popular cruise is the two nation tour, a 2 ¼ hour cruise departing from its home port of Alexandria Bay NY. For an international tour that offers enjoyment of historic and scenic wonders in both Canadian and American waters. At the end of each trip there is an optional stop at Boldt Castle on Heart Island for a self-guided tour.
Uncle Sam Boat Tours provides entertaining audio tour commentaries in English, Mandarin, Korean and Hebrew.
About AudioConexus, Inc. (“ACI”)
AudioConexus, Inc. (audioconexus.com) provides GPS triggered sightseeing tours in multiple languages simultaneously, removing language barriers for foreign language travelers. As a leading GPS Media and Entertainment company, we create GPS audio and video experiences in the real world, where urban and natural environments transform into theatrical backdrops for exceptional storytelling. The company provides tourism operators with significantly enhanced tour products and visitor experiences in any language, any topic, anywhere. We help tourism and mass transit operators to increase sales, reduce costs, and promote safer driving.