itour city guide GmbH is integrated in a network of companies in the field of multimedia guiding. The GUIDING GROUP unites four corporations - itour city guide GmbH, tomis GmbH & Co. KG, iGuide Media GmbH and Initree Software GmbH - with different specialisations in the tourism services sector for guide systems.
The service spectrum of the GUIDING GROUP ranges from content production, sales and rental of guide devices for individual tourists and tour guide systems for group tours and city tours to the development of mobile websites, CMS platforms and smartphone apps.
Founded in 2001, iGuide Media GmbH-Weimar-Berlin develops and produces high-quality acoustic and visual tours for tourism, culture and industry.
...was founded in Weimar in 2005. Since 2013, the company has also had an office in Berlin, a city renowned as a magnet for tourists as well as a cutting-edge technology and media location. itour city guide GmbH focuses specifically on marketing audio guides and the sale of all GUIDING GROUP products. In addition, itour offers its support services for its partners’ projects, including professional equipment maintenance and the provision of technical accessories. Over 80 tourist organisations in Europe as well as various cruise and tour operators are happy to rely on the service packages provided by itour city guide GmbH.
Since 2006 Tomis Gmbh & Co KG from Berlin offers a self-developed Phoneguide system. Users can listen to the audio contributions by telephone calls.
More than 50 tourism organisations are now partners of tomis and use this service for their guests:
iGuide Media GmbH (Bern, Switzerland): Since 2007 a professional team of authors, editors and speakers has produced various audio tours for museums, cultural institutes, nature parks, cities and tour operators. With the production of more than 250 audio tours in European cities and museums, in more than 17 European countries, in various languages, ranging from pure information text to scenic radio play tours, the company is the market leader in this field. iGuide Media is now responsible for the distribution of the products within the GUIDING GROUP in Europe and worldwide.
.... the GUIDING GROUP designs, develops and produces audio-visual multimedia guides for museums, exhibitions, cities, parks and nature reserves, industrial and information centres – all tailored to each customer’s own specifications and Needs - complete Solutions one-stop.
.... the Guiding Group ist Member of the Federal Association of City Marketing Germany
itour city guide GmbH - Member of GUIDING GROUP - was honoured as the "UN Decade for Biological Diversity".
The Guiding Group is Member of the Cruise Lines International Association.
With INITREE Software GmbH, a part of the software department of itour city guide GmbH has been outsourced in order to be able to fulfill the growing range of tasks in the area of software development in an independent company. As a part of Guiding Group it is still closely connected with itour city guide GmbH. INITREE develops apps for mobile devices, as well as networks and systems, via which dynamic content and control data can be provided for the apps in various environments, e.g. on ships, in museums or on the Internet.