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02/12/2009 Scandic Hotel Chain Increases Commitment to Disabled Guests

With the UN’s International Day of Disabled Persons on Thursday 3 December, Scandic is continuing its commitment to disabled guests, not least through a new service on the website where all the chain’s hotels report exactly what aids and facilities they offer guests with a disability. During 2010, Scandic is also building 150 new rooms for disabled guests. 1 comments

15/11/2009 New Website on Access Tourism in New Zealand

A new website on Access Tourism in New Zealand and worldwide has been born, writes ENAT Member, Sandra Rhodda. 0 comments

12/10/2009 Scandic Hotels' Disability Ambassador, Magnus Berglund Profiled on CNN World View

Scandic Hotels is a hotel chain which emphasises good access for all its guests in every hotel. This televised report by AXESS TV, Sweden was broadcast by CNN on 10 October 2009. 0 comments

12/10/2009 Presentations and Speeches from ENAT International Congress 2009, Now Available

Over 30 of the presentations and speeches given at the 2nd ENAT International Congress in Vienna are now available for downloading. They include keynote addresses, workshop reports and case studies from many countries on a variety of subjects. 0 comments

26/09/2009 User Survey on Accessibility Information for Tourism Venues

As part of a University of Surrey research study on accessible tourism, ENAT members and readers are asked to take part in an on-line survey. 0 comments

24/09/2009 ATHENA Project Holds Successful Kick-off Meeting in Athens, Greece

Representatives of ENAT, KAZUIST, TRIANON met in the ENAT office (the seat of EWORX S.A.) on 2nd July 2009. The meeting, which took place over two days consisted of project preparations, networking between Greek and Czech organisations and excursions to accessible tourism sites. 0 comments

01/09/2009 Scandic Launches First Hotel Information Service For Guests with Special Needs

Scandic has become the first hotel chain to gather all its information for guests with special needs in one place. Every hotel’s homepage now provides answers to the 80 most common questions. 1 comments

16/07/2009 New Publication - 'Access Africa: Safaris for People with Limited Mobility' Published by Bradt Travel Guides

This guidebook is the first to explore the five major safari countries – Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa, plus Victoria Falls in Zambia – specifically with limited mobility in mind. It examines the services offered by African operators catering to disabled travellers, enabling easy comparisons and informed choices. 0 comments

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27/10/2009 MEDIATE: Methodology for Describing the Accessibility of Transport in Europe.

The Mediate Project aims to establish a common European methodology for measuring accessibility. This will lead to the development of a self-assessment tool that can be used by policy makers to identify areas where upgrading will improve the accessibility of public transport in their city. In this way, Mediate will contribute to the provision of better and easier access for all. 0 comments

26/10/2009 ETCAATS: European Training Certificate - Access for All in the Tourism Sector

The ETCAATS project has two main aims: 1). to develop an online training course in accessible tourism from existing innovative content selected from previous Swedish work and supplemented with other international training materials; and 2). to develop a ‘Road map’ for an EU certification system for the area of accessible tourism vocational training, in line with the European Qualifications Framework. The target groups for the course include employers and personnel in the tourism industry. 0 comments

15/10/2009 tactall: a European Initiative to Improve Skills in the Accessibility Market

The project aims to create new learning packages for on-line delivery, promote ’The Accessible City’ concept and improve the skills, knowledge and awareness of companies and employees associated with the tourism sector. 0 comments

18/09/2009 ATHENA Project: “Accessible Tourism – Humans, Education, New Approaches"

The main goal of the ATHENA project is the creation of conditions and tools for human resources development and employment in the accessible tourism sector in the Czech Republic. This will be achieved by transnational cooperation with ENAT and exchange of experience and good practice with European countries. 0 comments

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