At World Tourism Day, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar inaugurated the android-based Punjab Tourism App on Sunday. In this app they provided many beneficial details for helping and guiding the tourist. Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) provided about 511 information of tourism spots and other details related to routes and hotels etc.
This app is very helpful for the tourist to show his complete location. It can point out from initial to final destination. Citizens can get online information related to their tour through this app.
E- Payment Service
Punjab Tourism App also provides e-payment facilities. Now online booking is possible for tourist. DTS system app is introduced for the tour operators where all tourists can compose online registrations. They introduced e-payment in this app because they want to transfer tourism as an industry. Tourism is always a support in socio-economic development and the best source of income for locals. This e-payment service can also generate online business.
“Buzdar said that beautiful places in Pakistan always attract tourist and it is among the priorities of the government to promote the sectors besides providing essential facilities to them.”
This brings a new change in Punjab’s Tourist platform. About 179 rest houses across Punjab have been opened for citizens. It brings a crowd of tourist in Punjab which results in development of economy.
Punjab will be twisted into the center of tourism under the management of Prime Minister Imran Khan as Punjab has great prospective in this regard. Promotion of tourism will facilitate new employment opportunities. Earlier Sindh Government introduced SINDH TOURISM DVELOPMENT CORPORATION on November 01, 2019. That Sindh Corporation provided many jobs. Same as Punjab Tourism App also facilitate their citizens. There is a chance to Punjab Government to provide his nation livelihood. More employment opportunities, makes Punjab developed. As Punjab province is full of Historical places, culture, ancient civilization and spirituality that attracts tourist.
Later a meeting was held on the promotion of tourism under the chair of chief minister. This meeting was based on the silent features of Punjab Tourism App. Adviser to the chief minister on tourism Asif Mehmood, Chief Secretary, Punjab Information Technology board chairman, Principle Secretary to the Chief Minister, TDCP Managing Director and official concerned attended the meeting.
Type of Data Collected
Every information based department, site or any App needs some personal data for guideline. So, Punjab Tourism App also needs some data to facilitate with his service. First of all you should make an account on this app. After that you shall fill a form which requires:
- CNIC number
- Phone number
- Email address
This App also requires your location service ON during using this App. This app is connected through satellite system. It guides your track by satellite system. You can see your whole destination before your walk.