European Social Tourism Forum, Belgium - Save the Date
1 to 3 October 2013, Blankenberge, Belgium.
This year the International Social Tourism Organisation celebrates 50 years of action.
The European Forum will gather members, partners and participants in a 3-day event to share experience and look to the future.
Save the date!
New! 19 June 2013. Download the Preliminary Programme in English, French and Dutch in PDF format from the right-hand panel.
As part of the Forum, ENAT presents a Workshop on Accessible Tourism in Europe, with a focus on good practices, quality and sustainability.
Thursday 3rd October (Programme excerpt).
Accessible Tourism: contributing added value to clients and the tourism sector (organised in partnership with ENAT)
In recent years, numerous initiatives have emerged in Europe to facilitate travel of persons with disabilities or limited physical mobility. Based on practical experience, this workshop will identify the challenges and some of the solutions which are helping Europe become a more accessible tourist destination. The added value of accessibility will be demonstrated as a key factor in improving quality, sustainability and customer service in the Social Tourism Sector.
Moderator: Ivor Ambrose, Coordinator of the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT)
- Ana Garcia, Founder and Consultant of Accessible Portugal
- Mieke Broeders, Director of the Accessibility office, Flemish expertise centre on accessibility
- Alicia Barragán Iturriaga, Director of the project, Via Libre/Grupo Fundosa de Fundación ONCE in Spain.
For further information, visit http://www.estf-50isto.com/en/
The International Organisation for Social Tourism is an Honorary Member of ENAT