The Goal Is to Attract Tourists
An interesting gift awaits those who are heading to Ostrava. The so-called OSTRAVACARD!!!
was created at the turn of the spring and summer of 2020 as a quick response to the COVID crisis
to support domestic tourism and motivate a longer stay in the city. With the card, tourists will
receive a number of benefits from project partners during their stay in Ostrava, such as discounts
to selected expositions in Dolní Vítkovice, Landek Park, the Zoo, DinoPark, the Ostrava Art Gallery,
as well as some restaurants and cafés. Mgr. Jiří Šimon, Director of Ostrava City Information
Centres and Destination Management, told us more about this card.
Could you briefly describe what
OSTRAVACARD!!! is for, how it works
and by whom the project is financed?
The card gives its holders a guide on
how to enjoy their stay in Ostrava while
at the same time it may be interesting for
project partners to reach new clientele
from outside Ostrava. The only way to get
the card is to stay for at least two nights
in one of the partner hotels. The project
itself and its related marketing campaign is
financed by the Statutory City of Ostrava.
Participation in the programme is free of
charge for both accommodation providers
and benefit providers, but we expect their
help in joint promotion of the project.
How many partners are currently
involved in the project?
The card is currently provided by thirtytwo accommodation facilities in Ostrava
and OSTRAVACARD!!! holders can take
advantage of various benefits at thirty-six
locations in the city and its surroundings.
Is there a limit to the number of project
It is not limited, but of course the quality of
the services provided by potential partners
is our priority, along with the practical
utility of the card for tourists and visitors
of the city.
How can new potential partners get
involved in the project and what does
such involvement entail?
It is simple: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and
offer cardholders an attractive benefit.
Can you tell us which offers are the most
popular among visitors?
As expected, visitors to the city most
often use the card when buying tickets
to the Zoo and Dolní Vítkovice, but we
How to become a partner?
Send an e-mail to email@example.com
and offer cardholders attractive benefits.
Participation in the programme is free.
were also pleased with the figures from
the Dinopark, all of which shows that
the card is used by families with children,
which is a very important target group for
us and we hope that its value among the
guests will continue to grow.
Thank you very much for the interview,
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