About the portal Slovakia.travel
The portal Slovakia.travel was developed in the scope of a project called National Unified Tourism Information System of the Slovak Republic. The project was implemented within the framework of the measure 2.3 of the Sector Operational Program Industry and Services for the Slovak Tourist Board.
It is an official central promotional and information system of the tourism in the Slovak Republic in the Internet, which shall promote Slovakia as a tourism destination.
The main mission and priority of this portal is to provide information and motivation for the tourists.
The hints on how to orientate fast in the portal are summarised here.
The operator of the portal is the Slovak Tourist Board.
The general supplier is the company Asseco Slovakia, a.s. (Jsc.).
This project achieved the following awards:
- 1. place at the Microsoft Industry Awards contest in "The best solution for government" cathegory (2007);
- placement among the TOP 5 most successful projects at the IT PROJECT of the year 2007 contest;
- jury award at the TOURFILM contest in "Multimedia" cathegory (2007);
- 2. place at the CENA ITAPA 2007 contest in "New services" cathegory.
The following companies contributed to the contents (in alphabetical order):
- AdAstra Net, s.r.o. (Ltd.)
- Association of Information Centres of Slovakia and tourist information offices (regional editorial team)
- Asseco Slovakia, a.s. (Jsc.) (central editorial team)
- DAJAMA, s.r.o. (Ltd.) (group of authors of the publishing house)
- MAPA Slovakia Plus, s.r.o. (Ltd.)
The following abbreviations are used for reference to some of the sources (in alphabetical order):
- SACKA – Slovak Association of Travel Agents (SATA)
- SACR – Slovak Tourist Board (STB)
- SCCC – Slovak Camping and Caravanning Club
- SSJ – Slovak Caves Administration (SCA)
- SSSCR – Slovak Tourist Guides Association (STGA)
- ŠOP SR – State Nature Protection of the Slovak Republic (SNPSR)
- TASR – News Agency of the Slovak Republic (NASR)
The pictures of state flags come from the site www.33ff.com (the source marked as Fabio Fatuzzo)