What are your ideas about smart tourism?
A man scanning E-map
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- 2020 Online Smart Expo will be held in Chongqing on September 15, and will showcase new technologies and new models in the current field of intelligence. If you like traveling, what are your ideas and suggestions for smart tourism? At present, some scenic spots in Chongqing have accelerated the construction of smart scenic spots, used big data, face recognition and other technologies to develop new applications while promoting the improvement of tourism quality, so as to provide tourists with more convenient and high-quality services and improve the management level of scenic spots. Recently, Mexin Wine Town, located in Linshi, Fuling, launched a new electronic map of the scenic spot. The map includes more than 100 spots about food, accommodation and entertainment, and visitors can pay a visit with a mobile phone.
Mexin Wine Town is an open scenic spot. How can these open scenic spots understand passenger flow and manage it? “We have built a big data monitoring center. By cooperating with telecom operators, we can not only know the real-time passenger flow, but also know which provinces and cities the tourists come from. Through big data analysis, we can provide some ideas for the subsequent development and construction of the scenic spot.” Tan Hongling, the person in charge of building the smart scenic spot, told Chongqing Evening News.
The reporter recently came to the scenic spot and saw that the main entrance and each of main roads have been posted QR code. According to Tan, by scanning the QR code, you can get an electronic map of the scenic spot and start playing. The reporter found that upon scanning, soon appeared electronic map of scenic spots, more than 100 places were marked with the symbol. When you click code, you not only can obtain navigation address, but also see AR panoramic views, and general information in advance. Even you haven’t seen any scenic spot strategy, you can play with a cell phone and an electronic map. On the same day, Mr. Huang, a tourist with his girlfriend, came to the scenic spot and knew that there was an electronic map of the scenic spot, and he hurriedly scanned the code. “This is our first time here. We have just played some games. Because we are not familiar with it, we are worried about the place to have lunch. But now, we find the place for our lunch,” Mr. Huang said.
The reporter learned from the scenic spot that the scenic spot was currently working on the ropeway construction, the ropeway was about 2 kilometers long, and connected to Paoshudong on mountain, and it was scheduled to open during the National Day holiday this year. “For the upcoming ropeway, we are using facial recognition technology and are ready to introduce a new way for tourists to sit on the ropeway with face scanning,” Tan Hongling said. At that time, tourists can register their face while buying tickets, and take the ropeway after entry, which saves time. “In the past, tourists bought tickets before entry and a ticket window needed at least two or three workers. Now it not only saves human cost, but also implements the paperless ticket, and visitors can experience the wisdom convenient service of the scenic spot.” (Translated by Liu Hongyan, Fathom Language Limited)