Faroe Islands welcome 700,000 virtual visitors

Following it’s launch in April, the Faroe Island’s Remote Tourism tool has allowed 700,000 people from 197 countries to explore the island remotely.

Of the 700,000, over 1,000 people have had the chance to explore the nation with a Faroese guide via a live video camera and a remote control. The virtual visitors were able to ‘control’ the exploration by transforming their PC, tablet or phone into a joypad, and requesting their guide to turn, walk, jump or run across the island within a 60-minute-long tour.

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