The aim of EVENET is to develop and validate a European telematics system bringing a wide range of tourist services onto the Internet using World Wide Web technology. Telematics catalogues, price lists, information files, maps, pictures and on-line reservation will be among the facilities accessed. The most novel feature of EVENET is its potential for world-wide transmission of a rich variety of tourist information coupled with the possibility of on-line bookings. The two-year project will culminate in pilot implementation and validation during a complete tourist season with a particular group of tourist operators. Its subsequent extension to other tourist operators and the general public is also envisaged.
The aim of the EVENET project is to develop and validate an innovative information system based on the World-Wide Web technology in the social tourism activity sector. This system will bring to a world-wide network (Internet) the Eurovillage telematics catalogues, price lists, information files, promotions, maps, pictures and on-line reservation.
The project is limited initially to Eurovillage European partners (company members, operators, ...) and will give the opportunity to verify and demonstrate the potential of telematics applications for tourism across Europe. Depending on the results of the test experiment during a whole tourist season, the system should be extended to more users : new professional operators and then general public.
The most innovating characteristic of the EVENET project is the possibility in a real-life environment of diffusing extremely rich multimedia information throughout the world, of providing interactive and navigational access to these information and of allowing on-line bookings.
The project will be split into four phases (market study, information system (design and development of the appropriate application), document production, pilot phase). It would begin in January 1996. It will involve Belgian, Danish, Dutch, French, Portuguese, Spanish partners. It will take two years to complete. These two years will include the final 9 month validation phase. The validation phase will be opened to external tourism operators during its last six months.
Funding SchemeCSC - Cost-sharing contracts
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