MINSK, 10 November (BelTA) – The mobile app Minsk-Minsk will have a section dedicated to the 2019 European Games, BelTA learned from Svetlana Demeshko, Deputy Head of the Sport and Tourism Office of the Minsk City Executive Committee.
Users will be able to get up-to-date information about sport events and sport venues, public catering outlets. Schemes of transportation intended for athletes and fans will be available.
The Minsk-Minsk mobile app offers tourists a convenient way to browse information about cafes, restaurants, entertainment establishments, accommodation, places of interest, rules of entry and stay, and inquiry phone numbers
The app has been developed to create a comfortable information environment for Minsk guests and residents in addition to enhancing the city's appeal as a tourist destination. The part dedicated to the 2019 European Games is supposed to be made available in 2018. Visitors will be able to get their bearings in the Belarusian capital city much more easily then. The pocket guidebook will offer the best ways to reach this or that sport venue.
Plans have been made to publish booklets for foreign tourists. Tourists will be invited to use the Minsk Guest Card, which comes with a variety of discounts at museums, places of interest, and possibly sport events.
Eleven sport venues in Minsk and a rowing canal near the town of Zaslavl will be used in the course of the 2019 European Games. The competitions in 15 sports are scheduled for 21-30 June 2019. Some 4,000 athletes from 50 countries are expected to take part in the games. About 2,000 coaches and support staff representing interests of official delegations, including 650 international sport judges and 410 national judges, and about 1,000 mass media representatives are also expected to arrive for the games.
The 2019 European Games opening ceremony will take place in the Dinamo stadium.More about Society