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Mirai-FirstView: Incorporate 3D virtual tours in a commission model and without fixed costs

En españolen françaisem português.

Quality content as 3D and 360° virtual tours on your website as well as in the booking process has multiple advantages, as we explain in this other post.

Unfortunately, coronavirus crisis has halted most of the investments planned by many hotels. The cash box has the last word and only essential matters are addressed. On the other hand, “do not waste a good crisis” is a common expression, to which I would add “if you can”. FirstView and Mirai want you to be able to do so!

FirstView is a specialist in the production of immersive 3D content for hotels, having produced content for over 300 hotels to date. They cover the production of rooms, but also common areas, meeting rooms and other facilities. High-quality material with many uses, one of which is, of course, making your website and booking engine shine

virtual tour example - Firstview - Mirai

Some other uses are improving your quotes and converting more leads, or selling upgrades in reception. In addition to its content, FirstView acts as a true virtual site inspection tool, which will help you showcase your facilities and rooms to business and event organizers, as well as allow you to present your hotel to agencies and tour operators in a dynamic and appealing way.

Furthermore, FirstView provides you a whole set of tools and additional content to cover all your needs in a single production, such as:

  • Unlimited high-resolution images up to 36 Mpx.
  • Mini virtual tour of each room, in 10″ mp4 video format.
  • Sales tool in Virtual Tour format with all 3D tours integrated.
  • iOS mobile application where you can download all the content to show it even without internet access.
  • Quarterly statistics of tour viewings.
  • Possibility of inserting information points along the tour.
  • All of the above delivered within a maximum of 15 days.

room, meeting room, terrace vitual tour examples - Mirai

In short, with a single production you can have everything you need to position your hotel at the forefront of digital content.

Fixed cost model

The traditional FirstView model is based on a production fee for each space (rooms, lounges, restaurants, exteriors…), where half the price is paid at the beginning of the production and the second 50% at materials’ delivery. Prices vary according to the size of the space to be recorded and start at only 195 euros (or dollars) for each of your facilities. In this model, we at Mirai are just observers, since it is a direct agreement between FirstView and you.

Variable cost model

For those hotels that cannot undertake investments right now but would like to incorporate 3D virtual tours, we have some good news for you. Mirai and FirstView are joining forces to offer a variable cost option instead of a fixed cost system.

  • How does it work? Instead of the fixed cost model, we move to a variable cost or commission model based on net web sales.
  • Would I have all the material without paying a euro? Yes, all the payment would be at commission (except for the annual maintenance fee, starting from the second year).
  • What if my hotel does not open for another 6 months? We could say that you would have a 6-month grace period since you would start paying in the 7th month.
  • What is the commission increase and for how many months? It will vary from case to case. It is not possible to set the same number for everyone. A study must be made of your case to give you a defined answer.
  • Who would charge this commission increase? FirstView directly. We will provide them with the amount to be charged each month (as we know it and have it centralized) and they will invoice you directly.
  • Who would provide the 3D virtual tour service? FirstView would do everything. Mirai is the vehicle to variabilize a fixed cost at a time when investment options are very limited.

I would like to know more, what do I have to do?

For any questions, you can contact your account manager, who will provide you with more details, as well as with the FirstView contacts needed to get a personalized quote.

Make your rooms shine with 3D virtual tours

En españolen françaisem português.

Is there a better way to show your rooms during the booking process than with a 3D animation or a 3D virtual tour? Now with Mirai you can 3D-show them!

virtual tour Mirai

3D virtual tours will help you:

  • Support the price of your rooms. You can easily show why your price is what it is. This is a great challenge in times of low demand. Some clients think that many hotels are the same, but that is not the case. A 3D tour will help them see that there are better hotels than others, and that the price difference is fair.
  • Promote upselling. This will help your client see every detail of your rooms and the differences between them, enhancing the value of your best rooms and, therefore, increasing the average ticket of purchases.
  • Differentiate your direct channel. This unique 3D content will make your customers more likely to book with you rather than at an OTA.
  • Ease the sale of more complete (and complex) products. A good experience with videos and virtual tours is especially useful in family and communicating rooms, as well as in high added value products such as your suites or executive rooms.
  • Increase your conversion and sales. This greater experience and enhancement of your product will lead to an improvement in the performance of your direct sales, saving on intermediary costs along the way.

virtual tour example - Firstview - Mirai

How can I upload 3D tours to my engine?

You can do it yourself from our extranet in the room section, where you will see an option to enter the URL of your virtual tours. You can add one per room. Contact your account manager for any questions.

how to introduce a vitual tour - Mirai Extranet

I do not have this kind of content but I am interested in having it, what options do I have?

There are several companies and technologies that will allow you to have your 3D virtual tours, such as the already popular Google Street View options. Choose the company that best suits your needs and, if possible, choose one that specializes in hotels. This will guarantee you additional quality, which will make a difference.

One of such companies is FirstView, one of the leading ones in the industry. Moreover, we have good news! At Mirai we have entered into an exclusive partnership with them, so that we can offer their immersive 3D and 360° content (among other services) to those of our clients who would rather pay in a commissionable model based on net reservations (instead of the classic fixed cost model). This will help variabilize the cost while delaying it until resuming business. You can find more information about this partnership here