Northern B.C. Tourism Launches App
By 250 News
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 10:31 AM
Prince George, B.C. –Northern B.C. Tourism has just launched a new , free app for your phone that will not only be a help for visitors to the region, but a positive for locals .
( at right, smart phone screen with Northern BC app, photo courtesy Northern BC Tourism)
The new “Northern BC” app helps users find the basics of what to do, where to eat, and where to stay, but also uses Smartphones’ built in GPS function to tell users what is nearby, and even direct them there. The Northern BC app is available on three platforms, iPhone, iPad and Android, and a mobile website acts as a catchall for other platforms.
“Travelers are becoming more technologically savvy and increasingly reliant on the information they access from mobile devices” says Project manager, Clint Fraser “The Northern BC app provides instant access to travel information, assists in decision-making, and ultimately enhances visitors' experience while traveling in our region.”
The information in the Northern BC app is also useful to local residents, for things like finding restaurants and things to do in communties throughout Northern B.C..
For instance, the app lists 136 restaurants in Prince George, 107 listings on “What to do” which includes details on everything from adventure tours , fishing, entertainment, Arts and Culture, to golf, skiing and snowboarding,
The app was developed in partnership with five of the region’s destination marketing organizations. Tourism Dawson Creek, Tourism Prince George, Tourism Smithers, Kermodei Tourism and Tourism Prince Rupert all provided partnership funding and input for the project.
The app is now available for free download on iTunes and the Android Market.
You can get your iphone edition by clicking here
And the Mobi site is available here
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