ArounderTouch: A First-Class Ticket to Your Flights of Fancy

LUGANO, Switzerland, April 27, 2010/PRNewswire/ -- Imagine the luxury of worldwide travel being virtually real for everyone.  It’s true at, an online travel magazine, offering lifestyle, cultural, historic and economic information on cities and destinations spanning our universe. 

Providing “world-class” content and the “best of” quality,  went mobile by launching ArounderTouch -- a free iPhone app -- in Italy on December 3, 2009.   Now the current 200,000+ users welcome the world as ArounderTouch 1.1 becomes available globally.

Arounder’s main attractions are 360-degree, fullscreen panoramas of 3,500+ locations – including new destinations of:

  • Rio de Janeiro
  • London
  • New York
  • Sydney
  • Moscow
  • Rapanui
  • Tahiti
  • Krakow
  • Montreal
  • Hawaii
  • Mars

And since these were created by guest photographers intimately familiar with their locations, Arounder showcases the best in VR panoramic art.

  • Will Pearson
  • Sam Rohn
  • Oleg Gaponyuk
  • Aaron Spence
  • Andrey Ilyin
  • Gregory Panayotou
  • Szymon Madej
  • Dean Karamehmedovic
  • Jean Pierre Lavoie
  • Hans Nyberg
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With “on-the-go” access, the combination of photographic artistry and digital technology heightens the sense of “being there”…anywhere.  Also the updated version ArounderTouch 1.1 features: 

  • Notification of new content
  • Editors’ picks
  • Enhanced panorama interface design and settings
  • Mail and Facebook sharing
  • Nine languages: Italian, English, French, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, German, Spanish and Portuguese.

Let’s take a quick tour with ArounderTouch beginning in paradise where Hawaii’s surf beckons a dive deep in blue water to explore plane wreckage. Soak up the sun in exotic Tahiti while swimming with the dolphins, upclose and personal. Then stand in wonder at the monumental Moai statues on the Easter Islands. Pay homage to unknown soldiers in the Krakow Military Cemetery on All Saints’ Day. Visit Moscow and take a river ride for a spectacular view of the Kremlin. Feel the energy of Manhattan from the top of a skyscraper to the crowds in Times Square.  Descend even lower in Montreal’s Underground City, a labyrinth of corridors beneath the Capital.  Want more action?  Celebrate in the midst of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival.  Enjoy more cultured entertainment at the Sydney Opera House. Go clubbing in London’s hottest nightspots. And, if you wish to see real stars, experience the ultimate adventure by landing on Mars.

Hold the world in the palm of your hand with ArounderTouch!

Press contact: Marco Trezzini, +41 79 357 0400, 

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  • Diving in Hawaii - Photographer: Dean Karamehmedovic
  • Swimming with dolphins in Thaiti - Photographer: Gregory Panayotou
  • Moai statues on Rapa Nui - Photographer: Gregory Panayotou
  • Krakow Military Cemetery on All Saintsí Day - Photographer: Szymon Madej
  • Moscow river ride view of the Kremlin - Photographer: Andrey Ilyin
  • Aerial view of Manhattan - Photographer: Oleg Gaponyuk
  • Times Square New York City - Photographer: Sam Rohn
  • Montrealís Underground City - Photographer: Jean-Pierre Lavoie
  • Rio de Janeiroís Carnival - Photographer: AYRTON
  • Sydney Opera House - Photographer: Aaron Spence
  • Lo Profile club London - Photographer: Will Pearson
  • Mars Erebus Crater - Photographer: NASA/JPL

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