Promoting the Smart Tourism by Implementing Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality


  • Mayank Patel Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Geetanjali Institute of Technical Studies, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • Monika Bhatt Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Geetanjali Institute of Technical Studies, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • N. S. Rathore Director, Geetanjali Institute of Technical Studies, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India



Smart Tourism, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Virtual Tour


In the new era, the latest technologies are emerging in Industry 4.0, currently out of these technologies two are at peak known as Augmented reality which basically converts reality in virtual scenario and Virtual reality which converts virtuality into reality. Tourism the name itself has a peace and for most of the countries and peoples it is the major source of income or we say functioning. What happen if we sync these two with each other and we can refer it as Smart Tourism by implementing AR-VR. With that note we proposed a model regarding the smart view of tourist spot which will generate more curiosity to know that place by visiting them in personally. Reason behind it is that humans have psychology that regard of just viewing images or listening if we experience any incident by our own we get more fascinated towards it and also keep it remembered for longer period of time. So, here when tourists view locations using AR-VR they feel like they are present at that location, it also helps them to decide whether to visit in real or not. It is cost effective also as user saves a lot by not visiting if place is not of their interest. It also helps to cover all the spots that are even not so famous of specific locations which is not covered in Itinerary provided by most of the tour operators. As tourist will enjoy this and also their expectations and curiosity will increases to visit there, this will boost tourism industry and will become very helpful for locals and others depending on this sector.


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How to Cite

Patel, M., Bhatt, M., & Rathore, N. S. (2023). Promoting the Smart Tourism by Implementing Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. Asian Journal of Engineering and Applied Technology, 12(1), 28–34.