Since August 1, the sale of smart cards for tourists “Burabay City PASS” has officially started in the resort area of Burabay. Presenting a smart card, tourists will be able to visit cultural sites, museums and excursions, as well as get discounts to the best institutions of the resort area, the correspondent reports BNews.kz.
You can also order services via the Internet. After making an online purchase on the site, the guide with a map of the city comes to your e-mail. “City Pass Kazakhstan” company presented the project to the Governor of Akmola region Malik Murzalin.
According to the developers, this practice exists in developed countries and has already shown its effectiveness. Earlier, a similar project, including 14 objects, was developed for Astana. The main goal of smart cards is to increase the popularity of the resort.
“The most important thing is that thanks to” Burabay CityPASS” tourists can get acquainted with the cost of rest and get acquainted in detail with the offered tourist products,” – said Alexey Pogodaev, Director of development of” CITY PASS KAZAKHSTAN ” LLP.
“Burabay CityPASS” is offered in two versions. In electronic form, when a tourist goes to the site and chooses excursions. The more excursions, the greater the discount. There is also a boxed version, which includes a guide, a tourist card, which can be used to pay, and a SIM card with a tariff, which is convenient for tourists from abroad. During the meeting, Governor of the region Malik Murzalin noted that such maps should be available to tourists.
“The President of the country pays great attention to the development of tourism, including the Shchuchinsk-Burabay resort zone. We need to increase the influx of tourists. And this project will have its effect by informing them about the available facilities and types of recreation. We must ensure its accessibility and convenience,” the head of the region said.
Smart cards are now available at 4 points in the resort area. However, the meeting noted that in the future it is necessary to increase the number of points of sale.
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