Tourism Vancouver Releases First-of-its-Kind Film Tourism AR Adventure

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Tourism Vancouver has launched an immersive “Disney Descendants 3 in Vancouver AR Adventure”, created by Vancouver-based QuestUpon and now available for free download on App Store and Google Play. The first-of-its-kind self-guided adventure is inspired by Descendants 3, the third movie in Disney Channel’s hit global franchise, which premiered on August 2. All three movies in the franchise were filmed in Vancouver and Vancouver Island.

Supported by Disney, the “Disney Descendants 3 in Vancouver AR Adventure” encourages Descendants fans to visit key filming sites such as Britannia Mine Museumand the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, and Hatley Castle and the BC Parliament Buildings on Vancouver Island. There, visitors can use their phones to unlock site-specific film clips, movie- and tourism-inspired trivia, scavenger hunt-style missions, and AR animations such as a formidable dragon and avatars of some fan favourites like Mal, Evie, Audrey and Uma. To access the adventure, users simply need to download the free QuestUpon app (available on App Store and Google Play) and select “Descendants 3 in Vancouver”.

Experience the AR Adventure and see Uma, Mal, Audrey, and Evie when visiting the Disney Descendants 3 film locations in Vancouver and Vancouver Island.

Experience the AR Adventure and see Uma, Mal, Audrey, and Evie when visiting the Disney Descendants 3 film locations in Vancouver and Vancouver Island.

Descendants 3 holds distinction as cable TV’s highest rated telecast in more than two years among its target audience of kids ages six to 11, and ages nine to 14; and is also the #1 most social TV movie year-to-date (U.S. figures). The Descendants 3 soundtrack entered the Billboard Top 200 chart at #7, and also ranks #1 on Billboard’s Soundtrack Chart and #1 on Billboard’s Children’s Chart for its debut week. In Canada, the debut of Descendants 3 was the #1 program across all television aimed at Disney Channel’s target audiences.

So, what are you waiting for? Watch Descendants 3 on Disney Channel and Disney NOW, then head to Vancouver and Vancouver Island to see the film come to life with the “Disney Descendant 3 in Vancouver AR Adventure”. Don’t forget to share on social using the hashtag #DisneyDescendants3inVancouver!

To view a digital deck with more details on the “Disney Descendants 3 in Vancouver AR Adventure”, click here.

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About Tourism Vancouver
Tourism Vancouver is the official destination marketing organization for Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The not-for-profit, member-based organization represents over 1,000 tourism businesses in Metro Vancouver and beyond. Tourism Vancouver markets Vancouver as a premier leisure, business, meetings and group travel destination in strategic markets around the world. www.tourismvancouver.com

About QuestUpon
QuestUpon is an award-winning tech company founded in 2011. They’ve developed a network and platform for mobile devices that specializes in location-based experiences for enhanced wayfinding and storytelling. With a customized approach to encourage exploration in the real world, QuestUpon uses a wide variety of features such as augmented reality, geocaching, trivia, leaderboards, gamification, unique photo opportunities, mini-games, and more! www.questupon.com info@questupon.com

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