On the morning of December 21, Binh Thuan Tourism Promotion Information Center officially put into operation the application of QR codes (quick response codes) at tourist attractions in Phan Thiet city, serving the needs of tourists. find out information of tourists through social networking resources.
(QR code table at Duc Thanh school; Photo: Nguyen Vu)
This is a form of tourism information aimed at implementing the strategy of applying science and technology and digitizing tourism data in Binh Thuan in promotion and advertising activities of the tourism industry. At sightseeing places in Phan Thiet city such as Duc Thanh School, Po Sah Inu Tower, Phan Thiet Water Tower, Van Thuy Tu and Thanh Minh, QR codes are installed for visitors to actively "scan". using a mobile device to update and learn information about tourist attractions.
(Ms. Dang Thu Hong is updating information on her phone with relatives after scanning the QR code; Photo: Nguyen Vu)
Along with the QR encoder, information content, images and video clips introducing attractions will be compiled, selected and regularly updated on the official website of the tourism industry at the domain name www.dulichbinhthuan .com.vn language Vietnamese - English. When tourists "scan" the QR code immediately on their mobile device, all information and attractions will be displayed through the link to the website.
For the first time using the QR code application at Po Sah Inu Tower, tourist Dang Thu Hong (HCMC) was very surprised and happy to say: “This is the first time I experience the application. This application is very professional and convenient. With just one scan of the code, all the best and most beautiful information and pictures about the attractions will appear on the phone, you are free to learn to your liking. Mui Ne - Binh Thuan tourism has added an interesting and attractive plus point in the hearts of tourists.
(Visitors are scanning QR codes at Thanh Minh pagoda; Photo: Nguyen Vu)
In addition to meeting the demand for direct information at the attraction, this utility also serves the form of "online travel" for visitors in the travel state of "safe adaptation to prevent and control the epidemic". Tourists can stay at home "scan" the QR code introduced on the internet platform to learn and update information about attractions, while being comfortable "traveling at home", and knowing more about the attraction at the same time. before planning travel and resort in Binh Thuan.
According to Tran Duc Dung, Head of the Management Board of Po Sah Inu Tower, the introduction of the QR code utility has both ensured safety for tourism activities in the "new normal" state because it reduces the focus on listening. explain the destination, while improving the effectiveness of the introduction and promotion of attractions' images to tourists when information and images are regularly updated and supplemented to facilitate tourists to know more. about the destination. Besides, this utility also contributes to beautify the attractions of Po Sah Inu Tower in particular, Binh Thuan tourism in general, affirming a safe, friendly and attractive brand.
(QR code table at Phan Thiet Water Tower; Photo: Nguyen Vu)
The use of QR codes is becoming a trend to help simplify the provision of information to tourists based on the application of information technology, saving publications containing traditional information using pre-printing. this; At the same time, it is suitable for sightseeing and tourism activities in the state of "safe adaptation for epidemic prevention and control" because there is no need to gather in large numbers to hear information about the destination. According to the plan, the Provincial Tourism Promotion Information Center will continue to deploy QR codes at the remaining tourist attractions of Phan Thiet city as well as in other localities in the province during the period. next.