The Noord-Beveland tourist office closed in November. Since then, there is no place to get information, so the municipality has opened this temporary TIP: “This information point is open until April 2022. It gives us the space to look in all tranquility exactly what we want and where we want to go. want this, “said Alderman Anja Slenter.
Zeeland tourist offices were closed a few months ago because tourists could find all the information on the internet. According to Slenter, this does not exclude the need for a physical inquiry point: “Not everyone is sufficiently proficient in digital. It is also nice to be able to keep asking questions. You will be helped a bit. further here. “
The TIP offers information on the island of Noord-Beveland: “There is a municipal guide, the Badkoerier, and we have many flyers, brochures and entrepreneur tickets. We ask entrepreneurs what they have to offer tourists so that we know who is doing what and who is doing what. can. “
The organization of the TIP will be in the hands of Daniëlle Petit from FairtradeUpgrade. In his shop, a corner has now been created for the TIP: “It’s very different from my shop, but I have training in services. I really like combining my shop with the info point. I can’t wait to offer an ear listen and help people more. “
Petit has lived in Noord-Beveland for about 11 years and has studied Noord-Beveland even more in the past year. Still, she thinks there is always something to learn: “Of course, I cannot fully assess the type of questions and the needs of tourists. I will gradually learn more and find out what people want to know. C ‘is a learning process. “