Russia’s first mobile app for tourists Tatarstan Tourist Pass launched in Tatarstan, the press service of Tatarstan state Committee on tourism.
The app gives users a 15% discount in cafes, bars (when you order a certain amount) and the museums of Tatarstan. You can download it for free on IOS and Android. Now to Tatarstan Tourist Pass joined more than 20 institutions of Kazan and entertainment venues. In the future the developers plan to add new services, offline map, events calendar with the ability to receive push notifications. The app is available in two languages — Russian and English. It also collected illustrated guidebooks for cities of Tatarstan historical and cultural overviews, description of main attractions, information on hotels and hostels, shops, events.
The state Committee for tourism of Tatarstan noted that the app is unique and has no analogues in Russia. In Europe similar tourist cards you can use, only having enlisted her about 20-30 euros. In Tatarstan the project is another principle — this card is free, but when visiting the museums, tourists still pay at a discount. In addition, the virtual map can be linked to mobile wallets Apple Wallet, Google Pay and Samsung Pay and pay for its purchases without creating a physical plastic card. A map will also be possible to pay the fare of any public transport in the city.
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