Tourism for All - Accessibility as a Quality Attribute
Photo. Strolling in the Tyrol. DSFT, Berlin
28 June 2013, Berlin, Germany. This one-day congress presents selected initiatives and best practice examples from different areas of the tourism service chain, showing how "tourism for all" works in practice. The meeting, organised by Deutschen Seminar für Tourismus (DSFT) Berlin, marks the official launch of the German national labelling system "Tourism for All", for hotels, restaurants, museums, etc.
Congress language: German
Professionals and managers of tourism enterprises and service providers, agents / members of stakeholder organisations, politicians and the media, supporters and interested parties, state disability officers, members of project committees
- The barrier-free tourism service chain
- Economic and political importance of "Tourism for All" / marketing accessible facilities and services abroad
- Best Practice, status quo, experiences and challenges for businesses and organisations: hospitality-stay, eat, and rest days / destinations / cruise, air and rail / museums, sports, events
- Presentation of the new nationwide labelling system, "Tourism for All".
Since 2011, Deutschen Seminar für Tourismus (DSFT) Berlin, user organisations and the tourism industry, in collaboration with the NatKo (National Coordination Office for Tourism for All) have developed labelling standards for accessible facilities and services, as well as awareness training. The project "Tourism for All" (2011 - 2013) is being promoted as a measure under the National Action Plan of the Federal Government to implement the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities.
Time: From 10:30 to 15:00 hours.
Venue: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi), Scharnhorststr. 34-37, 10115 Berlin
Fill in the on-line registration form at the DSFT website
Participation in the event is free of charge.
Visit the Tourism for All, Germany project reference page on the ENAT website.
NatKo (Nationale Koordinationsstelle Tourismus für Alle) is an Associate Member of ENAT.