Workshop on Accessible Tourism at FITUR Tourism Fair, Spain
Madrid, 1 February 2013.
The workshop on “Accessible Tourism on Greenways” is organised jointly by the European Greenways Association (EGWA) and PREDIF, the Spanish Representative Platform for People with Physical Disabilities.
The workshop forms part of the Greenways4tour Project, funded by the European Commission’s General Directorate of Tourism. The aim of the project is to promote and raise international awareness of European greenways as excellent facilities for cyclists, walkers and people with disabilities, and to greatly enhance sustainable tourism choices in Europe.
Outstanding examples of greenway best practices and, more specifically, those relating to accessible greenways, will be presented during the workshop, as well as the European Greenways Observatory, currently being developed.
Greenways are non-motorized infrastructures which are safe, easy and accessible, and very suitable for people with disabilities. This is an aspect on which the “Greenways” project places particular importance, hence the joint organisation of the workshop with PREDIF.
At the workshop PREDIF will present the new tool for mobile phones, Tour4all, developed with the support of the Vodafone Foundation, and they will be coordinating a round table on accessible tourism.
Day: Friday, February 1, 2013
Time: 9:30-14:30. Workshop “Accessible Tourism on Greenways” from 12:30-14:30 (Spanish / English)
Where: FITUR (Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Pavilion 9, Room A – 9.8)
Download the Programme (Spanish language) in PDF Format from the right-hand panel.
As well as EGWA, which coordinates the Greenways4Tour project, the consortium team includes Milan University (Italy); the Spanish Railways Foundation (FFE) (Spain); the Nadece Partnership in the Czech Republic; Basquetour (Spain); EUROGITES (Spain); Consorci Víes Verdes de Girona (Spain) and Comunidade Intermunicipal da Regiao Dao Lafoes (CIMRDL) in Portugal.
For further information, contact Mercedes Muñoz, EGWA Director - firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +34 91 151 10 98
PREDIF is an ENAT Member
PREDIF Confederation is a non-profit, state-level organisation representing and conducting programmes for more than thirty thousand people with severe disabilities, working directly and indirectly by promoting actions for the benefit of all people with physical disabilities in Spain. Through its member federations it has over 30 years of experience.