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01/03/2014 World Committee on Tourism Ethics to focus on the exploitation of children, trafficking, poaching and accessible tourism

(Madrid, Spain, 26 February 2014). The protection of children from all forms of exploitation, the fight against trafficking, anti-poaching and accessible tourism for all are among the work priorities defined by the newly formed World Committee on Tourism Ethics (WCTE). The Committee met at UNWTO headquarters to identify the major challenges facing responsible tourism and define its Action Plan for the coming four years. 0 comments

05/12/2013 Travel for All: Lonely Planet's Accessible Travel Project

Lonely Planet is proud to share a new project that seeks to make travel possible for more people. 3 comments

11/11/2013 EDEN European Destinations of Excellence Award 2013 - Accessible Destination Winners

“Accessible tourism” was the theme of excellence for the 2013 EDEN competition. Destinations awarded under this theme have succesfully implemented a tourism offer based on an overall approach to accessibility for tourists regardless of their special needs, limitations, disabilities or age. View the list of 19 national winners. 0 comments

10/11/2013 Visit Flanders win the Amadeus and WTM Travel Experience Award in Category 'Accessible Tourism'

On November 6th, Visit Flanders was awarded the ‘Amadeus & WTM Travel Experience Award’ for its provision in Accessible Tourism. The judges praised the efforts that Flanders has made to become an accessible holiday destination for everyone, particularly for Flanders Fields, prior to the Great War Commemoration. 0 comments

25/10/2013 Scandic Receives Accessibility Prize for its Disability Work in Denmark

Stockholm, 25 October 2013. Scandic (hotels) Denmark has been awarded the Bevica Foundation’s Accessibility Prize 2013. Each year, the foundation awards a prize to people or companies that have shown a particular interest in people with disabilities. 0 comments

20/10/2013 Save the Date: 19-22 October 2014. World Summit on 'Destinations for All', Montreal, Canada

Under the theme, "Tourism, Culture and Transportation. A Common Strategy at the International Level", the 1st World Summit on Destinations for All will be held in Montreal in October 2014. The Summit aims to establish an international strategy to develop inclusive tourism. 0 comments

11/09/2013 UNWTO Approves Accessible Tourism Recommendations

The UNWTO "Recommendations on Accessible Tourism for All” (2013) have been approved and endorsed by the General Assembly. Updated from the 2005 version, the recommendations outline a form of tourism that involves a collaborative process among stakeholders to enable people with access requirements to function independently through universally designed tourism products, services and environments. These recommendations were developed within the framework of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities of 2007. 0 comments

12/08/2013 ABTA Takes Action On Flight Centre Website Disability Blunder

The Association of British Travel Agents, ABTA, takes action against "Flight Centre" following a Reduced Mobility Rights report on the travel agents’ websites missing mandatory information for disabled passengers. 0 comments

Project Item

16/02/2014 Smart Tourism - Tourist Guides for Dublin, Lisbon and Rome produced by Partnership of Downs Syndrome Associations

AIPD, Italy, in partnership with the National Down Syndrome Ireland and the Associação Portuguesa de Portadores de Trissomia 21, developed three 'easy-reading' guidebooks for visitors to three European capitals: Rome, Dublin and Lisbon. 0 comments

ENAT Library Item

08/12/2013 MENA-ENAT (Euro-Arab) Accessible Tourism for All Forum & Expo, Aqaba, Jordan 11-13 December 2013

Forum & Expo webpage with Participants' Biographies, Programme and Other Details.  

09/11/2013 Accessible Routes in Historical Cities: Best Practice Guide

A best practice guide for the planning, design, implementation and marketing of accessible routes in historical urban environments.  

20/09/2013 Accessibility Review of European National Tourist Organisations’ Websites, 2012

Presentation of a benchmarking study carried out by ENAT. Between August and October 2012 41 websites were tested for compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines - to see if they are accessible to people with disabilities. Secondly, the content of the websites was examined for information specific to the needs of visitors with disabilities and other people who need good access. Download the study report in PDF format and other resources from this page.  

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