KAZAN, 12 Jul — RIA Novosti. Brand Visit Tatarstan (center of development of tourism of the Tatarstan Republic) in cooperation with “AK bars” Bank with the support of the state Committee of Tatarstan on tourism has developed a mobile app Tatarstan Tourist Pass, combining the functions of a tourist guide, banking applications and loyalty programs for tourists, reports the state Committee of the Republic.
“Multifunctional product Tatarstan Tourist Pass is simultaneously a travel guide, Bank app and loyalty program, offering users discounts of up to 15% in cafes, bars and museums of the Republic. This project enables guests of Tatarstan not to waste time in search of attractions, tours or restaurants with national cuisine, as it has all the necessary guides”, — stated in the message.
Tourists can instantly open a virtual Bank card without office visits, so you can shop in comfort.
“Of all the counterparts of this application are pre-paid in nature — man first puts on card, for example, 20-30 euros and then use it. But in our project the other principle: the card is free when you visit the museums and attractions you pay on promotion”, — said the Chairman of the state Committee of Tatarstan on tourism Sergey Ivanov.
Holders of the virtual cards of the Tatarstan Tourist Pass is not only guaranteed to receive bonuses and discounts at restaurants, cafes and museums, presented in the applications section, “Action”, but also discounts on the purchase of tickets for events. Now tourists discounts are available when you visit the National Museum of Tatarstan Republic, Bolgar state Museum-reserve, a few bars.
The app includes illustrated guides to the cities of Tatarstan historical and cultural overviews, description of main attractions, information on hotels and hostels, shops and supermarkets, events. Now the application is available in two languages — Russian and English.
The app is unique and has no analogues in Russia. Now it opened more than 20 Kazan establishments and entertainment venues. The list will be updated regularly, so tourists will have a great choice of places to visit. The same card can be used at any public transport in the city. A virtual card can be linked to mobile wallets Apple Wallet, Google Pay and Samsung Pay. To recharge card, check balance and view the tape operations in the application Tourist pass. With this app you can pay for any purchases without creating a physical plastic card.
The application was launched in test mode in mid-June, at the moment it was downloaded more than 200 users. In the future the app will be added to the services, offline map, private events calendar with the ability to receive push notifications.
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