Kota Samarahan, 9 March 2018 : UNIMAS has launched UNIMAS Integrated Digital Tourism 4.0 during the Digital Tourism Forum 2018, today.
The e-Tourism is a tourism platform developed by a team of researchers from this University. It is a unique platform that creates a digital portal to help market Sarawak tourism such as the use of decision making tools to customize tour packages to tourists, a local directory of eateries and a map service of places of interest.
It is also fitted with virtual reality , augmented reality, a multi languages translator, street map and many more. At the same function, UNIMAS also launched the collaboration with Digital Econony Hub (DEH) for robotic and automation certification towards IR 4.0.
The launching ceremony was done by Minister of Tourism Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Sarawak, Datuk Haji Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah representing Chief Minister of Sarawak, Datuk Patinggi (Dr) Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg.
Also attended the function is Vice Chancellor UNIMAS, Professor Datuk Dr Mohamad Kadim Suaidi, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism,Art, Culture, Youth and Sports Sarawak, Mr Hii Cheng Kee and Senior Vice-President ASEAN-China Entrepeneur Association and Managing Director DEH, Mr Eddie Wee.
Article: Sarena Haidir
Photo : Azlandy M.A.T