The ongoing Harare International Carnival got business to a standstill yesterday in the capital where thousands converged to witness the international event.Technologically, thousands went on social networks to share the event in real time while others decided to capture the event with their devices.
Spatial IQ has partnered with Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) to promote tourism and cultural diversity in Zimbabwe by introducing a Mobile App during the Harare International Carnival Festival (HIC) scheduled to run from 16 May 2014 to 25 May 2014.
The Harare International Carnival Mobile App would enhance communication and information dissemination using smartphones and tablets during the Festival.
The Mobile App contains detail that include;
- event venues
- city guide (maps)
- performing artists
- participating regional and international countries and
- online news feeds to alert the public and participants on news on any developments before and during the Carnival.
The Sunshine City, featuring the City Centre, Africa Unity Square, Chapungu Village, Chiremba Balancing Rocks, Selected 2013 Carnival pictures, Domboshawa Monument, prominent landmarks which depict Harare as a tourist destination of choice is uploaded on the mobile platform.
With a million people being expected to participate during the Carnival, the mobile app technology is expected to improve sharing of arts, cultural, travel and tourism information in Zimbabwe. The Mobile App is easily accessible to the public by searching for “Harare International Carnival”
Download for Android devices from the Google Play
Also download iOS file for apple products from the iStore.
With the Festival beginning, 16 May 2014, Spatial IQ is committed to making the 2014 Harare International Carnival a memorable one. We look forward to continuing our great relationships with Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, sponsors, press, and all of our mobile app followers.
Spatial IQ is a registered software and events management company which specializes in building reputations through cutting edge technology. It is headquartered in South Africa and operates a subsidiary company, Holistic Information Systems in Zimbabwe.
Holistic Information Systems
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