Visit Seattle Launches New Amazon Fire TV App

Seattle aficionados have a new source for insider Seattle music and travel videos. With the help of lead agency Publicis, Visit Seattle has launched the Visit Seattle TV Amazon Fire TV app, which allows users of the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick to enjoy popular Seattle video content, including current regular series and short video clips. The Amazon Fire TV service further extends the reach of – launched last fall by Visit Seattle – via major content distribution platforms. The new app offers a mix of branded video content, pulling directly from Visit Seattle’s YouTube Channel as soon as new video content is added. Content includes episodes of the popular “Sounds by the Sound” series, currently in its second season on Revolt TV. “Sounds by the Sound” explores Seattle through the filter of music. Episodes unfold through a mix of interviews with emerging and established artists and performances at city landmarks. The new Visit Seattle TV Amazon Fire TV app also features Visit Seattle’s “First Takes,” a series of online films featuring first-time Seattle visitors being introduced to city-specific experiences. All videos are shot by celebrated documentary filmmaker and Seattle native Austin Wilson. Similar to other streaming services, the Visit Seattle TV app will provide an option for in-depth entertainment and information.