On September 10th 2019, Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) coordinated with Can Tho City People's Committee to organize the opening ceremony of a tourism portal and smart applications on mobile devices - Can Tho City. Comrade Tran Quoc Trung, Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee; Mr. Pham Van Hieu, Standing Deputy Secretary of City Party Committee, Chairman of City Council; Mr. Duong Tan Hien, Vo Thi Hong Anh - Vice Chairman of Can Tho City People's Committee, ... attended.
City leaders and VNPT Group press the button to launch the Tourism Portal and smart applications on mobile devices - Can Tho City
After 3 months of testing and deployment, the Tourism Portal at: http://canthotourism.vn officially came into operation in September 2019. Visitors can now download the "Can Tho Tourism" application at CHPlay and AppStore. The smart travel solutions set of VNPT is considered comprehensive, including many diverse component solutions. Through practical implementation in 27 provinces and cities have achieved positive results. This is considered an effective solution to contribute to tourism development for Can Tho.
The system allows visitors to search for tourism information by location, such as accommodation, cuisine, attractions, shops, entertainment, travel, events ... By applying current technology artificial intelligence, 3D tours, VR virtual reality, a system that helps travelers plan schedules, book rooms quickly, locate destinations and navigate smartly through interactive maps. Virtual reality technology also helps customers experience before visiting and acts as an assistant, virtual guide providing information about the destination through audio narration.
Visitors experience using the Travel Portal
For businesses providing travel services, the system saves advertising costs, introduces products and services to visitors, and becomes a tool to manage and deploy promotions, click demand products. For government agencies, smart travel solutions provide statistical tools, reports, information management from users and businesses, management of feedback, comments from travelers on prices, the quality of tourism services, and analyzing and forecasting future tourism development trends for a development solution.
Smart tourism is one of 10 areas of the Smart Urban Project that Can Tho City cooperates with VNPT Group. The pilot of the Tourism Information Public and smart tourism applications on mobile devices - Can Tho City is the premise to promote and meet the requirements of tourism development to become a key economic sector under Resolution No. 08 of the Politburo.
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