Algeria – The new mobile application of tourist guide of the wilaya of Ouargla has become, now, accessible, said Thursday a cadre of the local direction of tourism and handicrafts (DTA).
First of its kind in the region, this new digital guide has been developed for free download from the 'Google Play Store' on digital platforms, namely smartphones and tablets that run under the operating system. mobile "Android," said the head of tourism department at the DTA.
It allows the user to access the various data, including the list of travel agencies, accommodation structures, in addition to the tourist map and tourist areas that shelters this wilaya of South-East of country, in three languages (Arabic, French and English), specifies El-Ayech Mahdjoubi.
The creation of this application, which will gradually benefit from updates and improvements, particularly concerning its design, in order to meet the needs of users, is part of the efforts carried out by the DTA in the context of the digitization of services for the general public, putting information technology and communication at the service of tourism development, he said.
In the same vein, Mr.Mahdjoubi said that the website of the DTA Ouargla (www.dtaouargla.com ), operational since 2013, has benefited also a facelift operation to enhance its attractiveness, highlighting the importance of the Tourism Master Plan (SDAT) as a reference for tourism activity for the years to come.
Tourism in the wilaya of Ouargla, whose hotel park is made up of about thirty structures totaling about 1,800 beds, is particularly characterized by circuit tourism (short trips to the peripheral Saharan and pre-Saharan areas). , in addition to eco-tourism and cultural and religious tourism.