Virtual reality and education for tourism development

Project code:CB007.2.13.212
Project call:CB007.2
Priority axis / Specific objective:1.3 People-To-People Networking
Type of project:Soft
Project duration in months:15
Project final contract amount:146962.77 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:17.05.2019
Project end date:16.08.2020
Project intervention field:095 - Development and promotion of public cultural and heritage services
Project summary:

Project objective is to employ virtual reality technologies for tourism development through the creation of open source virtual reality tourism services based on education and increased local capacity.

Planned activities: Development of virtual reality Guides for windows, web, mobile phones and virtual reality glasses; Organisation of training for virtual reality - intermediate level; Organisation of trainings for virtual reality - advanced level; Setting up virtual reality points with glasses for virtual reality; Holding of conference for virtual reality products for tourism promotion.

Expected results: Developed 2 virtual reality Guides for promotion of 2 cross-border tourism sites on Windows, web, mobile application for phones, VR glasses; Establishment of 4 VR points; Created capacity for 25 local enthousiasts to develop VR products; Produced and maintained web-site for virtual reality in favour of tourism promotion and respective awareness campaign.

Partners

Leading partner
Association “Regional partnerships for sustainable development – Vidin” (RPSD - Vidin)
PP2
Public library of Merošina