Portuguese American Journal

Opitmus launches travel application for tourists – Portugal

Portuguese mobile operator Optimus has launched “Ondir” an application for iPhone, iPad Touch and iPod users who want to discover Portugal.

Ondir is a mobile tourist guide that locates and provides information on monuments, museums, castles, churches, palaces and many other points of interest, and contains more than 12,000 points of interest on the mainland and islands.

The “Ondir” application is free and supplies a complete file for each location with photographs, descriptions of history and architecture, time of construction, architectural style, collections on display (in the case of museums), contacts (if the site can be visited), and typology (castles and forts, churches and chapels, monasteries, historical squares, etc.).

It also has a list of sights not to be missed, locations full of history, the best of the main cities and events/exhibitions that are taking place, including exhibitions aimed more at younger people and children.

Through integration with Facebook, it also enables users to post photos, comment and vote on the sites.

Optimus Telecomunicações, S.A., incorporated in 1997, is a major operator in Portugal with 20 percent market share. It offers a complete portfolio of mobile and fixed solutions for approximately 4 million users made.

Optimus provides for both the residential and commercial markets with the most advanced solutions in voice, internet, television and e-services, including more than 140 television channels, more than 4000 video-on-demand titles and home entertainment.

The Ondir application if available for free at the iTunes store.