The fourth tourist hackathon to be held in Moscow

The fourth tourist hackathon to be held in Moscow

The official website of the mayor of Moscow announced that the Moscow Tourist Hackathon will be held in the capital for the fourth time. IT developers, product managers, designers, analysts and other specialists in the field of innovative solutions will be able to participate in it.

Representatives of creative industries from all over the country will develop technological solutions for the travel planning service Russpass. In particular, they will have to improve the functionality of walking routes. As a result, new digital capabilities will be implemented that will help users of the service plan an interesting and memorable walk around Moscow

The competitions will be held in four more areas: BookingTech (processing the client's way of booking tours), FinTech (insurance of purchases in case of unforeseen circumstances), ServiceTech (creation of a system for offering similar photos for a photo bank) and E-com (implementation of an AI module).

Teams of three to five people can take part in the hackathon, and the organizers will unite individual developers into groups on their own. Those who wish need to submit an application by March 11 on the project page.

The online qualifying stage will take place on March 23-24. The final will be held offline in Moscow on April 6-7. The participants will be assisted by experts and mentors working in the field of tourism technologies.

"The finalists will create a test version of the product based on the developments obtained during the online stage. The jury members will determine three winners in each of the directions. 700 thousand rubles are required for the first place, 500 thousand rubles for the second, 300 thousand rubles for the third. The total prize fund will amount to 7.5 million rubles," the message says.
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