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Projects and Good Practices

The tourism sector already has many examples of good practice which are helping to making travel and tourism accessible for all. But these examples must be better known and followed by the industry in order to bring about innovation and improvements on a wider scale.  The cases shown on these pages are placed here to generate discussion and inspire change.

No example is perfect but these projects and practices show what has been achieved in many different areas of accessible tourism.

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New! 20/03/2017 Ayia Napa - Rethymno. Universally Accessible Cities

The Municipality of Ayia Napa, from the Cypriot side, and the Municipality of Rethymno with the National Confederation of Disabled People (NCDP), from the Greek side, after the approval of their proposal submitted under the third call of "Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Greece Cyprus 2007-2013", implements the project entitled "Agia Napa - Rethymno: Universally Accessible Cities" (acronym “Accessible Cities”). 0 comments

26/12/2016 Universal Design - Barrier-free Environments

The project addressed the question of how to overcome barriers and obstacles, both in society and within the person with disabilities, to improve opportunities for people with disabilities to access a job and be fully valued on an equal footing in the labor market for all the Member States of the European Union. Visit the project website for a wide range of information and resource materials. 0 comments

18/12/2016 Building a Regional Network for the Development of Accessible and Inclusive Tourism

The BRENDAIT Project is the conception and application of a pilot methodology to dynamize the transformation of a territory into an accessible and inclusive tourist destination. 0 comments

15/12/2016 Access Angels. Guardian Angels of Accessible Travellers in Rural Areas

Access Angels, a project funded by the EU ERASMUS+ programme involving 4 member States, aims to train youth volunteers to act as assistants to visitors with access requirements in rural areas in Europe. 0 comments

27/07/2016 Across the Lombards' Lands (Project A.L.L.)

The project is about creating and promoting a transnational accessible tourist product based on a common European heritage represented by the Lombards (or Longobards) who, in their migration from northern to southern Europe, played a major role in the spiritual and cultural development of Europe. 0 comments

26/07/2016 Accessible Transnational Thematic Itineraries and InterModality (Project ATTIMO)

Project ATTIMO combines the idea of outdoor activities for all and cultural heritage tourism. Its main aim is developing cultural and leisure itineraries, focusing on accessibility and intermodality, building on an existing tourism offer in the area of Berici Hills, Italy and South and West Styria, Austria, combining outdoor trails and cycle routes. 0 comments

07/03/2016 Transnational Senior Tourism Flows to Hanseatic Cities in Low/Mid Seasons

Partners of the HANSATOUR project aim to use the European (material and immaterial) heritage of the Hanseatic League to attract senior cultural tourists to Hanseatic cities during low/mid season. 0 comments

07/03/2016 Silver Via Alpina

SilViAlp intends to develop and promote a sustainable transnational tourism product consisting in a hiking package on the long-haul Via Alpina Yellow Trail, tailored on 55+needs in terms of travel comfort, safety, security and lifestyle. 0 comments

07/03/2016 Silver Cyclists: Using EuroVelo, the European cycle route network, to attract more seniors to cycling tourism in the low and medium season

This project aims to increase the flows of senior tourists, especially during the low and medium seasons, by promoting active holidays that incorporate cycling and more specifically EuroVelo, the European cycle route network. 0 comments

07/03/2016 SE. TOUR – SEnior TOURism Discovering European Territories through Golf and Wine

We invite you to discover some of the best golf destinations for travelers looking for a perfect combination of great golf courses, unforgettable landscapes, amazing weather, excellent wines & cuisine and share the hospitality and spontaneous joy of the locals. 0 comments

27/12/2015 A Tour Boat Designed for the Disabled

An association for disabled has designed and equipped the harbour and a special boat with equipment making it possible for disabled people to go out in the archipelago of Stockholm for activities such as game fishing, seal safaris and photo tours. 0 comments

25/12/2015 APP TOUR YOU - Accessible Tourism Training and Information for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

APP TOUR YOU is an European project funded by the Erasmus plus programme, strategic partnerships for Vocational and Educational Training (VET). It experiments with new models of training on accessible tourism and information targeted to SMEs and entrepreneurs in the field of tourism. 0 comments

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