Older adults have much to gain from bringing technology into their daily lives. The extent to which this is possible strongly depends on careful design, accessible and easy to use products, developed using an elderly centered methodology.
The Your Local Guide project propose an interesting and innovative tool for learning, which comes to complete the developed training materials.
Your Local Guide is a 30 months Erasmus+ funded project, coordinated by the Romanian Lead Partner NERDA (North-East Regional Development Agency), starting from 1st of September 2018 until 28th of February 2021.
The project focuses on the development of digital competences of seniors willing to work as tourist agents or local guides in order to become experts in destination promotion through a life-long learning perspective.
The tourism industry is one of the most affected economic sector by the spread of coronavirus, as many countries have introduced travel restrictions in the attempt to reduce its spread. Many touristic companies around the world are struggling to ensure the livelihood of their staff, and trying to keep their business afloat until the end of the pandemic.