Search Engine Watch reports that, Google Earth has mapped Disney World Resort and is now showing it in 3D. The 3D tour of the resort constitutes of 4 theme parks and 22 hotels and resorts.
You can visit the Walt Disney World Website to check out the new 3D tour. Google Earth 4.3 users can see Walt Disney World Resort in 3D by enabling the â€œGalleryâ€ folder within Google Earth, or by selecting any of the 3D buildings within the resort.
According to Jay Rasulo (Chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts), â€œYou know the phrase â€˜next best thing to being thereâ€™? Walt Disney World Resort in 3D is going to deliver on that. Guests and travel planners can now explore our world with just a few clicks of a mouse, and they can book vacations while being immersed in what the destination has to offer.â€
From Google Earth, guests and travel planners can click on images of their favorite attractions and hotels to purchase tickets, make reservations, and map out the vacation that is right for their families â€“ in 3D and with a click of the mouse.
Follow these steps to view the 3D tour of Disney Word Resort:
- Download Google Earth 4.3 by visiting www.disneyworld.com/3dparks.
- Launch Google Earth and search for ‘Disney World’.
- Click the Gold Mickey Ears to open an info window.
- In the info window, click â€œShow Disney World in 3Dâ€.
The introduction of Google Earth API and browser plug-in last month, seems to have worked out really well for Google. Both these services have been crucial while constructing Disney’s 3D Tour. Google Earth API and the browser plug-in enables Web pages into 3D map applications.