Corinthia Hotel Budapest Launches 360-Degree Video Package

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Corinthia Hotel Budapest is offering a new package to showcase what the city has to offer through virtual reality. New York digital agency, VGNC has created four films in 360-degree video format entitled "Portraits of Budapest - A City in 360." Each film showcases four life-long city dwellers: Lili, a ballet dancer; Gaspar, an architect; Hubert, a restaurateur; and Andrea, a singer. 

Corinthia Hotel Budapest guests will be able to experience Budapest as best known to Lili, Gaspar, Hubert and Andrea when booking the new Portraits of Budapest package. A little bit more on the four participants:

  • Lili is a member of the Hungarian National Ballet and has been dancing since the age of nine
  • Gaspar is an architect, designer and artists and spend a few years living in France before returning to his home city
  • Hubert is a restaurateur who originally wanted to be an international lawyer
  • Andrea is a singer and teacher who held leading roles in Evita, Dorian Gray and Les Miserables

Package details:

  • Accommodations for two with a buffet breakfast
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Access to the Royal Spa 
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel 
  • A private viewing of the Portraits of Budapest videos in 360-degree virtual reality
  • A three-hour walking tour to some of the scenic spots seen in the films
    • Fisherman's Bastian
    • Hero's Square
    • Rudas Baths
    • Castle District
    • Buda Castle
  • Each guest's own 360-degree portrait photograph

VGNC worked with different set-ups to create the videos, from a Kodak double fisheye camera to 14 different GoPro cameras. 

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The Portraits of Budapest package costs €254 (approximately $270 USD) per room, per night. 

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