Kerala Tourism has launched a new WAP Site (mobile site) and mobile applications for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets to guide tourists visiting the state.
The department will also install Bluetooth Kiosks to provide real-time information to the tourists landing in Kerala, the Kiosks will come up at key places such as the international airports.
The mobile applications in the smartphone will identify the current location of the user and guide him about nearby attractions. Along with it app has incorporated features like `Places of Interest’ and `Tourist Guide’ to offer tourists the interesting travel spots within Kerala. There is a tour planner too, based on the timings, locations and interests.
A P Anil Kumar , tourism Minister of Kerala while launching the app hoped that the state would soon emerge as a destination more sought-after than in the past with a traveler having all information they wanted on fingertips.
A Wireless Access Platform (WAP) site (Mobile site), with all the features of Kerala Tourism website will also be available for those who can not install teh app. Mobile WAP Guide is another service wherein a mobile with WAP guide can replace the conventional tourist guides.
These apps and WAP sites will get continuous tourism updates in line with the information on the tourism website and events. There is also share option where the traveler can share pictures and messages with the dear ones in real time.