Interactive screens with tourist information installed in Stirling to help disabled tourists

 Saturday, October 7, 2017 


Interactive screens with tourist information installed in Stirling to help disabled touristsTo attract and make ease of the tourists, the tourism board of Stirling has installed the interactive screens which cost almost £51,000, present data in a variety of languages and also provide assistance for people with physical disabilities.



One of the screens has been located in Mar Place, near the Stirling Castle, and cost £22,950. The interactive screens have been used by 1400 visitors since its installation at the end of August. It helps the disabled people to know more about Stirling the destinations and the monuments.




A second screed, in Friars Street, is double-sided and cost £27,910 and has had 2297 users since August 21. The cost of both includes a 10-year maintenance and repair service. The additional devices will be deployed in other key locations throughout the city and rural areas, giving a wide ranging communications network, which really help the tourists.




These interactive screens are already proving trendy with visitors to Stirling city.




Holly Jebb and Harriet Weedman from Australia, said that these digital interactive visitor screen really helped them find the way around beautiful Stirling. It also allows them to discover some gorgeous places that they wouldn’t have known about. They are super user-friendly for all ages and abilities.





There is an ‘Explore Stirling’ app is also being developed, which will also highlighting the profusion of walking and cycling routes in Stirling and the surrounding rural area. It will also feature audio to provide descriptions of key attractions.




The finance and economy convener of Stirling Council, Margaret Brisley said that the Stirling is recognised as a dynamic city in which to live, work, study, invest, and visit.




The tourism is a key driver of financial success in Stirling. It is supporting 3,841 jobs in 2016 and generating nearly £218 million in economic impact. Alive with Scotland which illustrates that Stirling is full of vibe and heritage that makes Scotland great.




Councillor Brisley said the screens would provide the perfect opportunity to showcase the city’s unrivalled products and experiences, which will inspire tourists and deliver compelling reasons to visit Stirling.





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