Members' Area

Login

Don't have an account yet? Sign up now!

Forgot your Password?

Print this page
Send this page
Increase font size
Decrease font size

News

ENAT News items are listed here, with the most recent news first.

If you are an ENAT Member, log-in to see all News items.

If you came to this page from ENAT Search and cannot find the item you seek, it is probably because the item can only be viewed by ENAT Members.  

Results 217 to 228 out of 386.

Login, so that you can add your own News.

22/12/2010 VisitEngland Launches New Online "Access Statement" Tool for Tourism Businesses

VisitEngland, the national tourist board of England, has launched a new online tool aimed to help businesses cater better for visitors with access needs. VisitEngland requires any business that is part of the quality assessment schemes for accommodation and attractions to have an Access Statement. 0 comments

02/12/2010 And the First European Access City Award Goes to....Avila, Spain

Brussels, 2 December 2010. Avila, whose motto is "A City for Everyone" is a Spanish city known widely for its medieval walls. Today it won the first-ever European award for improving access for people with disabilities, the Access●City Award 2011. The annual honour aims to award efforts to improve accessibility in the urban environment and to foster equal participation of people with disabilities. 1 comments

02/12/2010 More Rights for Bus and Coach Passengers in Europe

1 December 2010, Brussels. The European Commission welcomes today's agreement reached by the European Parliament and Council on the rights of passengers travelling by bus and coach. A set of basic rights including non-discrimination, adequate information to passengers, in particular those with reduced mobility will apply to all passengers. 0 comments

21/11/2010 New Zealand Sets Up New Research Programme in Access Tourism

In a first for New Zealand, The New Zealand Tourism Research Institute at Auckland University of Technology has created a Research Programme Area in Access Tourism, headed by Sandra Rhodda. 0 comments

15/11/2010 Commission Announces New European Disability Strategy 2010 - 2020

15 November 2010, Brussels. EU Commissioner Viviane Reding announced the adoption of a 10 year strategy which promotes equal opportunities for people with disabilities at the 4th Equality Summit organised by the Belgian Presidency of the European Union today. 0 comments

12/11/2010 ENAT Honorary Member Dr. Scott Rains Recognised in 2010 Virgin Travel Awards

Scott Rains has been highly commended in the Best Personal Contribution category at this year’s Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards organised by responsibletravel.com. 0 comments

12/11/2010 140 Tourism Businesses in the Basque Country now have the Accessibility Seal

The Vice Minister for Trade and Tourism, Pilar Zorrilla, presided over the first seal award event, held in Vitoria-Gasteiz. The Accessible Seal is the result of the Accessibility Programme developed by the Department of Industry, Innovation, Trade and Tourism of the Basque Government which prepares businesses to orient their services to all visitors. 0 comments

11/11/2010 ENAT Membership Special Offer

Take advantage of this special offer. Join ENAT before the 31st December 2010 and your membership fee will cover you or your organisation right through to the end of December 2011. 0 comments

15/10/2010 New Book. Accessible Tourism: Concepts and Issues

Accessible Tourism has been gradually finding its way into the curricula of university courses in Tourism Management, Disability Studies and related disciplines around the world. This new publication, an edited collection of contributions by leading researchers and practitioners in this emerging field, answers the need for a solid and comprehensive textbook for teachers, students, researchers and professionals. 0 comments

15/10/2010 Good Accessibility Gives Points in Danish Hotels Classification Scheme

HORESTA, the Danish trade organisation for hotel, restaurant and tourist businesses which awards stars to the Danish Hotels, has published its new criteria and points system for 2010 onwards. One of the new elements that gives points for a hotel or conference centre, is whether the venue is a member of an accessibility labelling scheme. 0 comments

12/10/2010 Minister's Speech to 100+ at the Inaugural Access Tourism NZ Conference: A Neglected Market in New Zealand

The Honourable Tariana Turia, Minister for Disabilities Issues and co-leader of the Maori Party opened the inaugural Access Tourism New Zealand Conference at AUT University Auckland on Monday (October 4th, 2010). The conference, organized by the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, was attended by over 100 delegates. 0 comments

01/10/2010 Scandic Announces Its Most Accessible Hotel Ever

The newly opened Scandic Oslo Airport hotel has wheelchair access in all 245 rooms. Each room also serves as a haven for allergy sufferers, who have also been given full consideration in all the public spaces in the hotel. Scandic has tried to think of all forms of physical disability: mobility issues, allergies and impaired sight or hearing. Scandic Oslo Airport is the first hotel in the Nordic region to be approved by the Norwegian Asthma and Allergy Association (NAAF). 0 comments

Send Page