Egyptian World Heritage Site Launches Mobile Portal to Enhance and Revitalize Local Tourism

Provided by: Microsoft
Topic: Mobility
Format: HTML
The city of Luxor, Egypt, wants to help up to 12,000 daily visitors to its temples, tombs and other historical sites get the most out of their trip, while supporting its tourism industry by helping visitors find tour guides, hotels, restaurants, transportation and other services. In 2012, the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) launched the Luxor mobile portal, powered by Windows Azure and designed specifically for smartphones running the Windows Phone 7 operating system.

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