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Jerusalem Tourism Talk – Implementation and Technical Setup of Digital Tours

May 12, 2023 @ 9:00 am - May 14, 2023 @ 1:00 pm

Implementation and Technical Setup of Digital Tours

The GIZ East Jerusalem Tourism Development Programme in cooperation with Georg Layr, Managing Director of Alsharq Travel, a German agency for digital and physical tours, would like to provide a 3-day training workshop in the implementation of digital tours, with a focus on the technical setup and hands-on practice.


To provide participants with an operative understanding of the technical setup required for digital tourism, including equipment, software, and best practices with a view to profitability and monetization.

Target Audience

Travel and tourism professionals, including tour operators and tour guides interested in implementing digital tours and virtual travel formats. Participants have prior knowledge of the concept and design of digital tours, for example through participation in our previous workshop “Developing, Offering, and Promoting Digital Tours”.


The workshop facilitator will provide input on the necessary tech kit. The training will focus on the following key topics, respectively providing different scenarios:

  • Introduction to digital tourism and its potential impact on the travel industry
  • Overview of digital tour software and equipment
    • Studio Setup and minimal requirements
    • Cameras and microphones
    • Software platforms for streaming digital tours
  • Staff requirements
  • Best practices for digital tour creation, including lighting, sound, and image quality
  • Hands-on training on digital tour creation
  • Marketing and promoting digital tours: Options for monetization
  • Case studies of successful digital tourism initiatives


  • Lectures
  • hands-on training
  • group discussions
  • case studies.

Participants will implement a simple mock digital tour with a basic technical setup to directly apply the and test the knowledge they received in a realistic scenario.

With the support of the instructor, each participant will develop a custom setup tailored to their work context, budget and needs.

We will look at case studies of viable digital tourism businesses and their respective paths to profitability and transfer these insights to the participant’s context in group work.


Participants will leave the training with the technical knowledge and skills to create and implement digital tours, as well as a deeper understanding of the potential of digital tourism.

At the end of the workshop, participants will have implemented a mock digital tour, using available equipment.

If you are interested to participate in this 3-day workshop, Please register by e-mail to: hello@ejtdp.info

Kindly Note that this is an in-person workshop only.


Workshop Day 1: Friday, May 12 (9:00 am – 1:00 pm).

Participants will be required to come to the GIZ Jerusalem HUB Office.

Workshop Day 2: Saturday, May 13

Participants can work from home on the materials given to them during the workshop.

Final Workshop Day 3: Sunday, May 14 (9:00 am – 1:00 pm).

Participants will be required to come to the GIZ Jerusalem HUB Office.

Where: East Jerusalem, GIZ Office

What to bring: Preferably a Laptop or iPad but you can bring a smartphone as well.

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May 12, 2023 @ 9:00 am
May 14, 2023 @ 1:00 pm
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