Brandenburg tourism nominated digitization plan for the German Tourism Award – Vote Now!(Deutsche Bahn)

Ceremony on 15 November / vote now for Brandenburg
The German Tourism Association (DTV) announced today that Brandenburg is one with his application to the five nominees of the German Tourism Award 2018. The jury examined 81 competition entries. The German Tourism Prize will be awarded on November 15 at the end of the German Tourism Day in Bonn. Until then, Brandenburg fans can not only keep our fingers crossed, but also vote for Brandenburg in the public vote.

Subject of the Brandenburg application is the national digitization project “Content network Brandenburg”, which is unique in Germany Tourism in this form. The application with the German Tourism Prize 2018 was jointly filed by the TMB Tourism Marketing Brandenburg GmbH, eV the Tourism Association of Brandenburg and DB Regio AG, Regio Northeast, as an external partner.

In the tourist content network 450 editors work together from all travel regions of the country and maintain 1,000 bookable accommodation offers, 25,000 events and 13,000 Points of Interest (POI) annually. The result is a high and consistent quality of tourism data currently played on some 60 national, regional and local websites and apps. They are also the basis of the digital touchpoints that are currently established in tourist information, hotels and other service points in the country ( willkommen.reiseland-brandenburg.de ).

Another prominent application example for the profitable use of high-quality data is the App “DB outing” of DB Regio North East, which is on the market since July, the 2017th This uses the Brandenburg data as a basis as a pilot application and links these curated in 200 trips to the public transportation system. The app “DB trip” has already been downloaded more than 80,000 times and has won prizes in two prestigious competitions.

In October 2017 also took place for the first time nationwide taking over the POI data of another state (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) into the content network Brandenburg, so that the travel industry now have data for the whole of Northeast Germany available.
Anyone wishing to support this landmark project, can vote for Brandenburg now. The application with the most votes will receive the audience award of DTV, which is awarded in addition on 15 November. Voting is under
www.deutschertourismuspreis.de/innovationsfinder/tmb-contentnetzwerk-brandenburg.html 

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