Innovative ICT applications to support the tourism sector of Ionian Islands“Digital Ionian Islands”

Project information

Index: 0004R1
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Innovation, research and technology development
Location ELLADA KENTRIKI ELLADA (Ionian Islands) Ιόνια Νησιά (Ionia Nisia) Start/End date of the practice
Start: 2008
End: 2011

Topic of the practice

Information Communication Technologies (ICT) promoting economic growth in tourism economy-based regions

Good Practice Information

Create of an advanced technological platform for the promotion of Region’s tourism and culturalproduct and for the provision of services to the tourism sector in order to: Provide effective information to potential travellers, Assist tourism entrepreneurs in the promotion of their offerings, Provide useful and updated information to entrepreneurs6. DETAILED

Evidence of success

There are 3 kinds of beneficiaries from the system actual usage. First of all tourists, who they canvalue such information environments. Secondly, tourism entrepreneurs who have shown significant interest to the Digital Ionian Islands
information environment can directly benefit from the services offered. Last but not least, such projects are valuable tools for the regional administration in order to support
their activities to further enhance their economy and promote the regional tourism and cultural

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

John Garofalakis

Computer Technology Institute and Press "Diophantus"

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