Thomlinson and Freeman on Google Street View touring trails

June 8, 2016
Times Colonist
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School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Associate Prof. Eugene Thomlinson and Associate Faculty member Ray Freeman were interviewed by Amy Smart of the Times Colonist about Google Street View cameras touring and documenting trails across B.C.

Here’s an excerpt:

“You still run into a lot of people who don’t understand that Google Street View has gone off road to the Great Barrier Reef, the Amazon and the Grand Canyon,” Thomlinson said.

“It’s an opportunity to place the potential traveller into the scenery to understand more about what a destination has to offer. I think it’s very exciting,” Freeman said.

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