BUSAN, South Korea — Busan City opened an unmanned Tourist Information Center at Gwangalli Beach on June 28 for the first time in Korea.
Busan City has been promoting the U-Tourism project since 2006 as a U-City project leading city. The U-Tourist Information Center was established with advanced information technology from a Busan-based company.
The Center is located at the former Suyeong Tourist Information Center in the Suyeong-gu Cultural Center (219 Gwanganhaebyeon-ro, Suyeong-gu, Busan).
The U-tourist Information Center consists of:
-Busan tourist information, including attractions, festivals, accommodations and restaurants
-Phone service to tourist guides
-Take a photo with a background of Busan tourist attractions
-Aerial photograph of Busan tourist attractions and exploring the constellations
-Busan City promotional video
A touch-based interactive technology is used.
All information in the center is provided free in four languages — Korean, English, Japanese and Chinese. The center also provides visitors a place to rest, with free Wi-Fi, tourist guide books and seats.
Busan City has installed 42 digital information displays at 29 major tourist information centers. The city plans to expand U-tourist information centers city-wide and to continuously update tourism information to build the best tourist city in Korea.
Source: Busan City News