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Alto Adige per tutti, Bolzano, Italy

03/04/2008 

11.04.2008   At invitation of the Social Union a conference on accessible tourism took place in the convention centre of the L'Accademia Europea di Bolzano EURAC) in Viale Druso in Bolzano / Bozen at 11th of April 2008.

This conference was headlined “Requirements for a few or a chance for all”. Organisers of this conference had planned an intensive discussion on various aspects of accessible tourism in which participated experts from Italy, Germany and Austria. Among the participants were three representatives of the ENAT association: Annagrazia Laura (CO.IN Sociale), Peter Neumann (NeumannConsult) and Hans Kreiter (National Coordination Board Tourism for All in Germany), who each contributed experience from the work of their organisations and their countries.

The second part of this conference focussed on the target to offer all guests a carefree stay without barriers in South Tyrol. A wide-ranging exchange of ideas and experience took place about methodology, approaches and strategies for converting objectives into reality.

At the end of the conference the new portal “South Tyrol for all” http://www.hotel.bz.it was presented. This website provides reliable information in the German and Italian languages about accessible destinations, hotels, restaurants, sights and attractions as well as information regarding accessibility of leisure attractions and public transport. An English version is planned to follow as soon as possible.

Download the programme in German or Italian from the right-hand panel.

General Information

Submitted by: Ivor Ambrose
Location: Bolzano, Italy
Start Date: 11/04/2008
End Date: 11/04/2008

Reference

Source: www.independent.it and H. Smikac

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Accessibility information, access guides | Accommodation services | Adventure | Customer relations | Management of tourist venues and attractions | Policy, legislation | Special services for disabled visitors

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