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05/10/2009 GAATES presents award to Mr. Mohammed Tarawneh, Chair of the UN Committee on the CRPD, at Vienna event

In conjunction with the ENAT 2nd International Conference on accessible tourism, the Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) presented Mr. Mohammed Tarawneh Chair of the UN Committee on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities with a special GAATES Award of Recognition in honour of his outstanding leadership and dedication to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. 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 New 'Code of Good Conduct' in Accessible Tourism for ENAT Members

In the run-up to the ENAT International Congress in Vienna, the ENAT Board announces its "Code of Good Conduct" commitment label for accessible tourism. Members attending the Congress will be able to sign-up and receive their certificates personally from ENAT President, Lilian Müller, on 1st October. 0 comments

10/09/2009 ENAT and GAATES Sign Memorandum of Understanding

ENAT and GAATES are pleased to announce the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding. The agreement will pave the way to closer cooperation in the promotion of policies and implementation of projects to enhance the social, economic and cultural participation of people with disabilities and older persons around the globe. 0 comments

04/09/2009 Mohammed Al-Tarawneh, Member of UN Committee on Rights of Disabled People, to Speak at ENAT Congress

ENAT is pleased and very honoured to announce that Mr. Mohammed Al-Tarawneh, one of the twelve Elected Members of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will attend the ENAT International Congress in Vienna on 1st October 2009. 0 comments

01/09/2009 ENAT Vienna Congress Alert! SkyEurope Airline Suspends Operations.

ENAT Congress attendees who may have booked flights to/from Vienna with SkyEurope will have to find another airline. SkyEurope announces it has suspended all operations. 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

24/07/2009 ENAT Congratulates Obama on Signing UN Disability Convention

On Friday 24 July, US President Barack Obama makes good on his election promise to sign the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, bringing the USA into the group of countries that support this landmark international legislation. 0 comments

20/07/2009 New Zealand Winter Games Make History

LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand. The 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games is making history this August as the first elite snow sports event to have able bodied and athletes with a disability compete together. 0 comments

16/07/2009 Summer Holidays? Don't Forget Your Camera. The ENAT Photo Competition is On!

ENAT is looking for the twelve best photos illustrating 'Accessible Tourism in Europe' for publication in next year's ENAT Calendar. If you are going on holiday for half a day or 3 weeks, now is the time to snap that winning shot! 0 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

01/07/2009 New Series of Accessible Tourism Seminars Opens in Brandenburg, Germany

In June 2009, another seminar of the series “Brandenburg for All – barrier free tourism” took place in Potsdam, the capital of Germany’s Federal State of Brandenburg. Starting in 1998, tourism organisations in Brandenburg have been increasing their accessible offers for all guests, step by step. 0 comments

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