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28/11/2007 Accessible Tourism is Big Money

At a congress held last week by the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT), over 200 representatives from international disability organisations, tourist boards and private enterprise came to the overwhelming conclusion that accessible tourism is the fastest-growing business opportunity in the tourism industry. 0 comments

20/11/2007 ENAT International Congress on Tourism for All, Marina D'Or, Spain

This week the Marina d'Or beachside holiday resort in the Region of Valencia, Spain welcomes some 200 delegates at the ENAT International Congress on Tourism for All, organised by Fundación ONCE and supported by the European Commission. Guest speakers from North and South America, as well as Australia will complement European presenters from all sectors of the tourism industry, public authorities, NGOs and centres of research and education. 0 comments

01/11/2007 UK's 'Accessible Travel and Leisure' Announces Franchising Opportunities

ENAT member, "Accessible Travel and Leisure", is a leading UK specialist in tailor-made holidays for customers with disabilities. Now the company is offering business franchises, providing opportunities for people with disabilities to run their own business from home, selling accessible holidays. 0 comments

31/10/2007 A New Access Guide: Monza per Tutti (Monza for All)

Thanks to the guide Monza per Tutti (Monza for All), Monza, a Lombard city lying 15 km northeast of Milan, can now offer specified information about physical accessibility and a number of accommodations, facilities, restaurants and museums. In this way it will be easier for everyone to plan their visit to Monza. 0 comments

30/10/2007 Can You Capture "Accessible Tourism" in a Single Photo?

ENAT is planning to publish a 2008 Calendar with photos supplied by ENAT members. We would like to receive your best digital or printed photos, illustrating the theme: "This is Accessible Tourism!" 0 comments

22/10/2007 EC Publishes 'Agenda for Sustainable Tourism' Communication

A Communication on an "Agenda for a sustainable and competitive European tourism" was adopted by the European Commission on 19 October 2007. It does not address 'accessible tourism'. However, as a framework for future tourism policies, it advocates "a holistic, integrated approach...involving all stakeholders". Here ENAT would expect 'accessible tourism' to play a role. 0 comments

17/10/2007 European Disability Forum Proposes Disability Specific EU Directive

EDF - the European Disability Forum has renewed its call to lawmakers to establish a European Directive to promote equal treatment and fight discrimination against disabled people in all areas of life. 0 comments

27/09/2007 ENAT Congress Draft Programme published

The Draft Programme of the ENAT International Congress on Tourism for All is now published. 0 comments

19/09/2007 The Scandic hotel chain receives two ‘STIL’ awards for its accessibility work

STIL, the Stockholm Cooperative for Independent Living, announced the winner of its fourth annual Ace of Hearts award. For the first time ever, the accolade was given to a company and to that company’s Disability Coordinator who, with initiative and creativity, has improved accessibility for disabled people. 0 comments

14/09/2007 Destination Europe promoted on YouTube... but No Accessibility!

The European Destinations of Excellence project has posted a promotional video on the video-sharing site, YouTube. But accessibility does not feature in it! 0 comments

18/08/2007 Oslo for All!

The website, VisitOSLO.com has launched a brand new search function with information especially suited to tourists with disabilities. The information is intended to make it easier for visitors with wheelchairs, walking difficulties, visual impairments, hearing impairments and asthma/allergies to plan their visit to Oslo. 0 comments

03/08/2007 ENAT Congress 2007: Abstracts and Papers Update

A special announcement to organisations and persons who have submitted abstracts and papers for the Congress. 0 comments

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