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Research for the improvement of knowledge in accessible social tourism for all in Spain

24/10/2014 | 0 comments

Social Tourism Polibienestar logoPolibienestar has created the platform SOCIALTOURISM, the first model of tourist universal accessibility, which allows to companies and Administrations a self-assessment online of its facilities and services on the basis of universal design criteria.

This platform has been developed in the framework of the project for ‘“Research for the improvement of knowledge in accessible social tourism for all in Spain (SOCIALTOURISM)".

The project has been financed with funds from the Ministry of Science and Innovation, within the basic non-oriented research projects line.

The research project and the platform have as an objective to increase sustainability and competitiveness in Spanish tourist industry by improving the knowledge of social tourism available for all.

The platform is available at: http://socialtourismplatform.com for the free use for all companies and administrations of the tourism sector that want to know its status of accessibility, and if is necessary, improved it on basis of universal design criteria.

Polibienestar Research Institute – University of Valencia
www.polibienestar.org

 

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General Information

Submitted by: FerriSanz Mireia
Author(s): Mireia Ferri Sanz & Jordi Garcés Ferrer
Language(s): ES
End Year: 2013
Acronym: SOCIALTOURISM
URL: http://www.socialtourismplatform.com/docs/inicio.asp
Countries: Spain

Reference

Publisher: Polibienestar Research Institute
Date published on the web: 30/12/2013

Target Group(s)

Policy makers /Decision makers / Government | Tour operators | Tourist venue owners / managers | Travel agents

Keyword(s)

Accessibility auditing | Accommodation services | Architecture, design and planning | Cafés, restaurants, bars and pubs | Camping | Catering, restaurants, cafés | Design Guidelines, Design-for-All

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