Azerbaijan to introduce GIS system in tourism

ICT Materials 29 April 2010 15:57 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, April 29 / Trend H.Valiyev /

The Azerbaijan IT company Sinam completes work on the use of geographic information system (GIS system) in tourism, the company told Trend.

The project envisages creation of a tool to search and browse accommodation of tourist facilities on the e-map of the republic and to obtain information about tourism facilities in the country's territory and etc. The system will be based on a special Internet portal. Virtual base, which will combine operations while working with databases, will be created with the benefits of a full-fledged visualization.

The project will be employed via the GPS (Global Position System). The entire tourist sites will be equipped with the GPS terminals that will accurately determine the coordinates and the location of tourist facilities.

The project will be realized upon the order of the Culture and Tourism Ministry. The main objective is to ensure everyday use of total capacity, which will provide an information system.

Today, GIS systems are widely distributed in all directions (education, business, ecology, in the military sphere, agriculture, construction, development and mining, etc.). Application of GIS technology in the tourism sector will increase the tourist flow to the country and the individual tourist and excursion routes.

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