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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

ENAT Library Item

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.  

12/05/2013 UNWTO Press Conference: 2012 International Tourism Results and Prospects for 2013

29 January 2013, Madrid. International travel expanded in 2012, with the number of tourist arrivals across the whole world exceeding the one-billion mark for the first time ever, according to figures released by UNWTO at the Spanish FITUR tourism trade fair.  

Project Item

25/05/2013 Tourism for All, Germany

The project "Development and marketing of accessible facilities and services within the meaning of Tourism for All in Germany" is a collaborative project funded by the Federal Ministry for Economy and Technology of the German Department of Tourism (DSFT) Berlin eV and the National Coordination Office for Tourism for All Association (NatKo). 0 comments

13/05/2013 Accessibility Guide and Mobile App by Jaccede, France

Since its launch in 2006, Jaccede non-profit association has spear-headed an online, collaborative guide of accessible places which any Internet user anywhere in the world can consult and contribute to with the aim of providing essential information about the accessibility of public places. 0 comments

13/05/2013 Eurotrotters - 2013 Tour - An Accessibility Initiative of Jaccede, France

In Autumn 2013 two volunteers from Jaccede, the Eurotrotters, are coming to Europe to spread the accessibility message and create a human platform for exchange to complement the virtual tools offered by Jaccede to all people with limited mobility and concerned citizens. 0 comments

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