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29/10/2011 Call for Abstracts, Interdependence 2012 Conference, Vancouver, Canada

Co-hosted by the Rick Hansen Foundation and the Rick Hansen Institute, Interdependence 2012 is an international four-day conference and exposition with a focus on creating accessible communities and furthering spinal cord injury (SCI) research for a cure. Abstracts are now invited for presentations in the theme session on "Making Communities Accessible for All". The two sub-themes are "Accessible and Inclusive Tourism" and "UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities". 0 comments

23/09/2011 Improved Accessibility – A Commercial Success for Scandic

Scandic, the Sweden-based hotel group, is intensifying its successful focus on improved accessibility. This year, over 100 new disabled rooms will be added to the portfolio and 2012 there will be even more to meet the large and growing demand. More and more companies and organisations seek rooms and conference facilities that are accessible to all. 0 comments

14/09/2011 ENAT Supports Italian "Manifesto for the Promotion of Accessible Tourism"

Showing its commitment to put into effect Article 30 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the Italian Ministry of Tourism has created a Manifesto promoting Accessible Tourism. ENAT is the first international NGO to support the manifesto. 0 comments

07/07/2011 The 2011 Edition of the EU Access City Award is Now Open for Applications

Put your city on the European map as a proactive supporter of accessibility for persons with disabilities. The Access City Award sets out to showcase and reward cities with over 50,000 inhabitants which take exemplary initiatives to improve accessibility in the urban environment. 2 comments

28/04/2011 Nominations are Invited for the 5th European Greenways Award, 2011

The European Greenways Association announces the 5th European Greenways Award, 2011. This award, recognising the promotion and development of non-motorized routes in European countries and regions, was created in 2003 (1st EGA) and, since then, has been held biennially. 0 comments

24/03/2011 ATHENA project workshop in Ostrava - Press Release

Tourist services keep losing 130 million of disabled customers. They are not accessible. 0 comments

12/03/2011 ELMA Newsletter no. 5. News from Snowpolis, Finland

February marks the end of ELMA’s first year in action and It will also mark the beginning of a new era for ELMA. The future of ELMA looks bright and it is now hoped that the next steps for ELMA will bring local enterprise closer so that together we may move into developing an Accessible Vuokatti… A VUOKATTI FOR ALL! 0 comments

01/02/2011 "Tourism for All" Czech Conference 2010 Proceedings Now Available

Please, see the proceedings from international conference "Tourism for All", held on 15th November, 2010 in Ostrava 0 comments

01/02/2011 Coming Soon - Access to all in Europe: A Study About 11 Cities

This spring, Certu (the Centre for Studies on Urban planning, Transport and Public facilities, France) will publish a study about practices improving access for all in 11 European cities. This analysis is part of a comprehensive review led by Certu to identify interesting examples of accessibility practices in Europe. 0 comments

Project Item

15/09/2011 Accessible Tourism Destination Certification Programme by TGB, Belgium

The first international certification programme for accessible tourism destinations has been developed and carried out in Lousã, Portugal by the Belgian Accessibility Office, Toegangelijkheidsbureau (TGB). The Certification Programme is a completely new destination management tool which provides an accurate measure of the excellence of an accessible tourism destination, based on strictly defined criteria. 0 comments

27/04/2011 Projecto Turismo Inclusivo (Portugal)

The general objective of the project "TOURISM INCLUSIVE - Competencies for Care of People with Disabilities" was to conduct a study that may contribute to the achievement of national policy of inclusion of persons with disabilities, particularly in regard to their access to tourism services by: The identification of specific needs of people with disabilities, on the reception - service - service; The identification of skills, in terms of care and service necessary to meet those needs; The construction of a "package" of training aimed at developing these specific skills. 0 comments

ENAT Library Item

04/04/2011 To Infinity and Beyond: Advances in Accessibility in the Tourism Industry

Tourism is dedicated to catering for the preferences of a wide range of customers, but genuinely inclusive travel, whether for business or for leisure, can be hard to find. Ivor Ambrose is Managing Director of the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT), a not-for-profit association which promotes accessible tourism. Here he sets out key issues and case studies showing inclusive tourism in action. Meanwhile Sandra Cooper’s description of her stay in an exceptional destination illustrates some of the possibilities available.  

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