The region in the Philippines is using quick response codes to provide tourists helpful information.
The Iloilo Tourism Office will be equipping every town in the region with a QR code system. The goal is to provide tourists with much needed information about the area. This could help to improve their visit with information about the different things they can see and where they are.
Each town within the Iloilo region of the Philippines will be provided with its own QR codes.
The budget for this program is around $3,846 (P200,000). The funds were designated for use in installing the QR code system in each town. The project will officially launch on April 12, 2018. The first of the quick response codes will become official at the Casa Real (the Old Provincial Capitol). This will align with the Semana sang Iloilo celebration.
That first QR code will offer tourists a wealth of information regarding the province’s fascinating history. This quick response code will have a particular focus on the Old Capitol as a historical structure.
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Those who scan barcodes in the QR code system will also be able to view a gallery of pictures.
All tourists need in order to scan the QR codes is a smartphone. Aside from that, pretty much any barcode reader app will be enough to scan the code.
Once the system has launched, the QR codes will be displayed in each of the 42 towns as well as in one component city throughout the region in the Philippines. Municipal tourism officers had a deadline of April 6 to provide the information the Tourism Office needed in order to encode it into the QR code system.
The Tourism Office worked with Smart Communications in order to create and produce the tourist QR codes. Each important component of the towns will have their own barcodes. They include areas such as municipal halls. That way, when visitors come to each town, they can discover more about what they are seeing as well as learn about other areas they might like to see. This type of strategy is becoming increasingly popular among tourism boards and departments worldwide.