“The Green Games in Tourism/ Hospitality project aims to innovate and support improvements in VET systems and practices by developing a digital “serious” game along with associated guidelines and training for students, vocational teachers and others receiving, providing or participating in vocational training in the tourism and hospitality sector.”
“Ingress: The game that reveals Google’s secret war to control London” is an excellent article from The Guardian describing the augmented reality game Ingress. Published in June of 2014.
Rochester Institute of Technology is pleased to be offering the first undergraduate classes in games and tourism at its campus in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Find more information at http://gamesandtourism.com/rit !
This report, written by Jessika Weber of Bournemouth University, and published by the Digital Tourism Think Tank, provides an overview of ten different real-world applications intended to make tourism more playful.
Motive.io is a toolset intended to make the process of creating location-based mobile games easier for developers. Currently in early alpha testing, it promises to offer the ability for content creators to easily program location-driven applications without the need to edit code directly.
On Friday, 25 September, Professor Elizabeth Lawley of the Rochester Institute of Technology will speak at Croatia’s Weekend Media Festival in Rovinj on the topic of games and tourism.
This interview (in Croatian) with Professor Lawley covers some of the basic ideas in her talk. After the presentation, slides for the talk will be made available on Slideshare.