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Android Based Tourism Guide for Benishangul-Gumuz Region, Ethiopia

Abeselom Befekadu Wolde1 and Yimer Amedie Muhie1
  • 1 Assosa University, Ethiopia

Abstract

Benishangul Gumuz is one of the regions which have a potential of tourism in Ethiopia. In order to visit the region tourists have to go to tour operators office or must have a printed guide booklet of the attraction sites. Due to the lack of updated information, tourists are not be able to visit all tourism attraction sites. This research project tries to provide convenience to the visitors by providing a solution to the problems that the tourists faced during their visit. This paper presents the work in developing tourism guide application to replace the old way of tourism guide. The development is based on android platform and delivered as a mobile application. The main objective of this project is to provide tourists the information that they need before and during visits without missing attractions.

Journal of Computer Science
Volume 16 No. 10, 2020, 1423-1427

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/jcssp.2020.1423.1427

Submitted On: 29 July 2020 Published On: 25 October 2020

How to Cite: Wolde, A. B. & Muhie, Y. A. (2020). Android Based Tourism Guide for Benishangul-Gumuz Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Computer Science, 16(10), 1423-1427. https://doi.org/10.3844/jcssp.2020.1423.1427

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Keywords

  • Tour Guide
  • Android
  • Google Map
  • Smart Devices
  • Web Server
  • Offline Tour