Silesian Tourist Information System
Data dodania: 28 února 2014

Silesian Tourist Information System

Silesian Tourist Information System („Śląski System Informacji Turystycznej ”) was implemented under Activity 3.3 of the Regional Operational Programme of Silesia for the years 2007-2013 "Tourist Information Systems."

The result of the project is the establishing of an efficient region-wide tourist information system, including an integrated network of tourist information centers, IT platforms and databases, creation of blazing system for areas attractive to tourism and publishing and distribution of free informational and promotional items.

Project Leader:

  • Silesian Tourist Organisation

Project Partners:

  • The Beskids Region Association  (Stowarzyszenie „Region Beskidy”)


  • The Silesian Metropolis (Górnośląski Związek Metropolitalny)


  • Olza Development and Regional Cooperation Association (Stowarzyszenie Rozwoju i Współpracy Regionalnej OLZA)


  • Association of Jura Muncipalities (Związek Gmin Jurajskich)


  • Western Subregion Association with Main Office in Rybnik (Związek Gmin i Powiatów Subregionu Zachodniego Województwa Śląskiego z siedzibą w Rybniku)

The project scope included:

  • equipping of 34 existing and 33 newly established tourist information points



Tourist Information Point in Piekary Śląskie

Tourist Information Point in  Łękawica

Tourist Information Point in Dąbrowa Górnicza

  • blazing of all the TI points with direction signs


  • installation and launching of 101 infokiosks-interactive information points,


    31 indoor stand-alone                61 outdoor attached                 9 outdoor stand-alone

  • road marking of 193 attractions of Silesia Province,


  • development and distribution of informational – promotional materials in the general circulation of 847 000 copies,



  • Implementation of new online technologies, including social networking platforms, forums, photo galleries, polls, virtual tours,
  • Equipping of tourist information points with 1042 audio guides with GPS


The total costs of the project amounted to PLN 12 417 556.06, out of which PLN 10 554 922.65 (85%) from the European Regional Development Fund. Own resources (15%): PLN 1 862 633.41.