ZEN Metaverse Experience Tour - From September 14
Pasona Group Inc. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Group Representative: Yasuyuki Nambu) will recreate Zenbo Seinei (Awaji City, Hyogo Prefecture), a facility that offers Zazen retreats to help people balance their minds through meditation, breathing exercises, and other activities that incorporate elements of Zen and yoga, in a Metaverse space. The "ZEN Metaverse Experience Tour", to be held on September 14, will allow visitors to access and participate in Zenbo Seinei's activities from anywhere in the world.
In this tour, participants will be able to to enter a realistic recreation of Zenbo Seinei in the Metaverse using their own avatars and experience a Zazen retreat under the guidance of an instructor, as well as attend a special reception for participants. The Metaverse space can be accessed via various devices, including PCs and smartphones. The use of VR goggles and earphones will enhance the immersive effect of the images and sounds for a more realistic experience.
Through this initiative, Pasona Group will develop a new experiential online tourism service utilizing the metaverse space and promote regional development through new technologies.
| Zenbo Seinei ZEN Metaverse Experience Tour Overview
Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 18:00-19:00
Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 18:00-19:00
Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 11:00-12:00
Purpose: Providing experiential tourism services using the metaverse.
In the interests of encouraging community building by the participants, each session will have a different target audience.
Session 1: September 14 / Companies, local governments, and individuals interested in regional revitalization projects
Session 2: September 28 / Individuals living in the Kansai region and looking for tourist attractions on Awaji Island
Session 3: October 12 / Foreigners and people involved in attracting inbound visitors (conducted in English)
*Participants must have their own devices (PC, smartphone, VR headset etc).
Up to 20 people per session who agree to use the VR meeting application "Spatial".
*If the number of applicants exceeds 20, a lottery will be held.
Contents: Zazen retreat experience and reception held in the metaverse space.
Free of charge.
Bookings open Tuesday, August 30.
Session 1 https://zenbo-metaverse-0914.peatix.com/
Session 2 https://zenbo-metaverse-0928.peatix.com/
Session 3 https://zenbo-metaverse-1012.peatix.com/
Contact: Pasona Group Inc. Metaverse Business Division