New technologies have entered fully into all facets of our lives, making almost everything easier for us. Of course, if there is a sector in which it has made a dent, it has been in tourism. And is that today you can plan all the details of your vacation through a smartphone . Such has been the incursion of technology in this sector that today it is hard to believe that there was a world without travel applications.
This is precisely one of the topics that are being addressed at the International Tourism Fair that is being held these days at the Ifema fairgrounds in Madrid, where the prizes of the “ The AppTourism Awards 2014 ” contest, organized by ASEGITTUR in collaboration with FITUR, which awards the best app of the year. Do you want to know which ones have been chosen by the jury among the 125 applications registered in the contest?
Naturapps has been awarded as the best national tourism app to Active Tourism , for its excellent contribution to improving the user experience, since it not only has rich content, but is also integrated with social networks and facilitates interaction.
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This free application for Apple and Android has been the winner in the national category of Cultural Tourism thanks to its high quality content presented with an attractive design and easy navigation.
In the category of best national tourist app for Sun and Beach, the winner has been AsturPlaya, for Apple, due to the diversity of filter parameters, the simplicity of usability, as well as the high quality of the graphic material. It brings together all the Asturian beaches, with all the information imaginable.
Eltenedor.es has obtained the award for the best national tourist app for Tourist Services , for improving the offer of the tourist restaurant service to the user, at the same time that it contributes to generating community.
To Norway has been chosen as the best international Destination Guide application for responding in real time to the user’s content needs, with updated information, a modern, intuitive design and simple navigation, which make the tourist experience unique.
Finally, the award for the international woman tourist app that improves the Tourist Experience on the trip has gone to Skyscanner.