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Friday, 26 June 2009 00:00
Starting now, you may enjoy a pleasant stay in Colombia and best tourist sites in its cities just by turning on your cell phone (Blackberry) . The new digital guides contain complete information on activities and sites that no one should miss in Colombia.
Anyone visiting Colombia for the first time or who simply wants to become acquainted with regions he knows nothing or little about has a great tool that will allow him to feel at ease and enjoy his days in Colombia to the maximum. By downloading Colombia Mobile Info’s virtual guide, which is free of charge, it is possible to begin an interactive journey through Colombia’s main tourist regions:
Every tab provides detailed information related to: general description of the site, tourist information points, tourism offices, tourism operators, hotels, restaurants, museums, main festivals and feasts, shopping centers, transportation, car rental, money exchange, medical services, parks, religious monuments, and all kinds of day and night activities.
You will also find a link with information on the embassies in Colombia and the requirements for a foreigner to enter and stay in Colombia.
The following allows you to download from anywhere in the world by connecting to the Internet through your cell phone (not valid for i-mode). It is only necessary to insert the following address in your cell’s navigator: http://m.colombia.travel and select your language and cell model, which will gradually appear on the screen. Once the download is complete, the guide will be stored in the applications, games, or images, etc. file, depending on your cell model.
If the download does not take place, it may be that your phone does not recognize JavaMe language.
It is possible to download the Colombia Mobile Info Java file directly to your computer by selecting the appropriate links, depending on the phone model. Once downloaded, you may send it to your phone through a data cable (consult your cell’s instructions) or via Bluetooth. If following the download to your cell you are unable to open the guide, it could be due to the non-recognition of JavaMe language.
Once you have Colombia Mobile Info in your cell, send it to your friends.
Activate your cell’s Bluetooth, in visible mode, at any Bluetooth Information Point. Wait a few seconds (up to one minute) and you will be offered the download of Colombia Mobile Info to your cell.
If it is not compatible, you will not be able to download it.
It it is not offered…
If offered, accept the message, and its content will download properly. The application will be stored in the applications, games, or images, etc. file, depending on your cell model.
Once you have downloaded Colombia Mobile Info to your cell, you may send it to your friends from the “Pass it on” option in the Main Menu. For the person who performs “Pass it on”, the cost is that of a normal text message. The cost for the recipient is established by the Internet connection operator.