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22/04/2008 Tiresias Accessible Tourism Guidelines

Why should venue owners consider accessible tourism? This website provides links to a range of resources that tourist venue owners can use to gain insight and develop their services for disabled and elderly tourists. The information was compiled as part of the EU funded 'Happy Tourist' project. 0 comments

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09/04/2008 Draft Code of Practice on Accessible Heritage Sites

Prepared by the Irish National Disability Authority, this draft code of practice explains the obligations of public bodies to ensure that, as far as practicable, the whole or part of a heritage site in its ownership, management or control and to which the public has access, is accessible to people with disabilities and can be visited by them with ease and dignity.  

07/04/2008 Promoting Safe Egress and Evacuation for People with Disabilities

Published by the Irish National Disability Authority, this guidance document is aimed at ensuring the speedy and safe evacuation of public buildings by people with a disability, particularly in the event of an emergency.  

05/04/2008 Guidance on accessibility of large hotel premises and hotel chains

The British Standards Institution (BSI) worked together with the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) and VisitBritain to develop a Publicly Available Specification (PAS) that gives guidance on the accessibility and services offered to disabled people or people with a long-term health condition in the UK by large hotel premises and hotel chains. Several international hotel chains and stakeholder groups participated in producing the specification. Although the BSI website states that the document, codenamed "PAS 88:2008" was: "Sponsored by the Equality and Human Rights Commission and VisitBritian (sic)", copies of the guidance document are not free of charge. Single copies may be purchased (costing GBP 50.00) and downloaded in PDF format from the BSI website.  

03/04/2008 UK Building Regulations Part M. Access to and use of buildings.

Guidance document providing information on how to meet the requiurements for accessibility for disabled persons in relation to UK building regulations.  

03/04/2008 Designing for accessibility in Bracknell Forest (UK). Supplementary Planning Document.

Bracknell Forest Borough Council is working to ensure that development within the Borough is accessible to all members of our community. “Designing for Accessibility in Bracknell Forest” has been produced to give guidance to those who are planning, designing and implementing the built environment and details the standards of accessibility that the authority is looking to be achieved in all development. Bracknell Forest Borough Council will be looking to ensure that development goes beyond minimum standards of accessibility detailed in documents such as Part M of the Building Regulations 2004 (Approved Document M ‘Access to and use of buildings’). Planning applications will be assessed against compliance with planning policy and not compliance with Part M.  

20/01/2008 Bangkok Recommendations on Accessible Tourism in Asia and the Pacific

Recommendations from the Second International Conference on Accessible Tourism held November 22 - 24, 2007 at the United Nations in Bangkok, Thailand. Sixteen recommendations directed towards governments, public agencies, tourism businesses and academia seek to promote the development of inclusive tourism in the region, targetting a wide range of measures for both specialised and mainstream services.  

17/01/2008 Australian Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002, (revised 2005)

The Australian Disability Discrimination Act 1992 seeks to eliminate discrimination, ‘as far as possible’, against people with disabilities. Public transport is a service covered by the Disability Discrimination Act 1992. The purpose of these Standards is to enable public transport operators and providers to remove discrimination from public transport services.  

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07/04/2008 New UK publication: Guidance on accessibility of large hotel premises and hotel chains

This 'Publicly Available Specification' (PAS) has been developed by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) and VisitBritain in collaboration with The British Standards Institution (BSI). The book is intended to help owners and managers of large hotels and hotel chains meet their obligations under the UK Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). 0 comments

10/03/2008 EuropeforAll.com Accessible Travel Website is Editor's Choice for EU ePractice Community

From more than 800 published case studies, the on-line accessibility information service for tourists at www.EuropeforAll.com has been chosen by the ePractice portal as this week's Editor's Choice. 0 comments

30/01/2008 Milan: New Working Group to Improve Accessibility of Public Transport System

A new working group has been set up in Milan to provide guidelines on how to make an accessible transportation system usable and attractive for a larger number of customers. 0 comments

20/01/2008 Bangkok Recommendations on Accessible Tourism in Asia and the Pacific (2007)

A major milestone has been reached with the publication this week of the recommendations from the Second International Conference on Accessible Tourism held November 22 - 24, 2007 at the United Nations in Bangkok, Thailand. Sixteen recommendations directed towards governments, public agencies, tourism businesses and academia seek to promote the development of inclusive tourism in the region, targetting a wide range of measures for both specialised and mainstream services. 0 comments

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