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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. These examples must be better known and used 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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06/12/2007 Avis Access - a car hire company offering mobility scooters with car rentals

Avis Rent A Car System announced a new pilot program that will give customers the ability to rent a mobility scooter and have it waiting in the trunk of their next rental vehicle or delivered to the customer’s location. 1 comments

05/12/2007 Evaluation and accreditation program for accessible tourism sites and facilities

For over 25 years, Kéroul has been developing an accreditation program designating hotels, restaurants, museums and historical sites as adapted, partially accessible, or inaccessible to persons with restricted physical ability. 0 comments

05/12/2007 Guía de prevención y seguridad en Áreas Protegidas para personas con discapacidad

Costa Rica Designs and Tests First Accessibility Protocol in Protected Wildlife Areas 0 comments

05/12/2007 Handiplage

Accessibility of French beaches to people with disabilities. 0 comments

05/12/2007 Intercity coach : the “To Accompany” card

Introduction by the Quebec Bus Owners Association of a free travel card for those who accompany persons with restricted physical ability. This “To Accompany” card is valid on all intercity bus services in the province of Quebec. 0 comments

05/12/2007 Parma : provincia per tutti

The project of the province of Parma aimed at providing useful data about people with particular food, allergic, physical or age needs, or who have problems with mobility (temporary and permanent). 0 comments

05/12/2007 Promotion of technical aspects of accessibility for tourism establishments in Mexico

Publication of a technical manual on accessibility of the built environment, and organization of seminars for tourism service providers. 0 comments

05/12/2007 Public transport services for persons with disabilities

Provision of convenient transport services for persons with disabilities. 0 comments

05/12/2007 Study on public information symbols

Development and application of a set of standardized pictograms for public facilities which respect the universal design principles and enable international travellers, including persons with disabilities, to recognize them at a glance. 0 comments

05/12/2007 The Canadian Transportation Agency

The Canadian Transportation Agency's mission is to administer transportation legislation and Government of Canada policies to help achieve an efficient and accessible transportation system by education, consultation and essential regulation. 0 comments

05/12/2007 The National Property Board's project : Accessibility in cultural environments

"The issue of adapting environments that have been created over the centuries represents a major challenge. New functions and techniques have to be added to old environments, at the same time as we cherish our unique cultural heritage. Preserving and changing at the same time is a task that demands special skill, creativity and prudence." 0 comments

05/12/2007 Tourism for All - Information kit

Creation in Australia of an information kit on tourists with disabilities, covering topics such as accommodation, legislation and marketing from a tourism perspective. 0 comments

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