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26/11/2015 MapMyday - Get Out and Map Accessibility Wherever You Are on 3rd December

With the campaign “MapMyDay” the German NGO, Sozialhelden, and the World Health Organization (WHO) call upon people around the world to take part in a collective mapping event. Everyone can use Wheelmap to share their knowledge about the wheelchair accessibility of places in their daily lives. 0 comments

24/11/2015 Introducing AYDER, Alternative Life Association, Turkey

Alternative Life Association, a non-governmental organization that was established in and incorporated under the laws of Turkey, with the purpose of increasing awareness on the needs of socially and physically disadvantaged people, their integration into social life; and developing partnerships among disadvantaged groups and with the governments, local authorities and the private sector. AYDER is a signatory of the UN Global Compact and is committed to the realization of the Millenium Development Goals. 0 comments

20/09/2015 Awareness Building and Training: Key Factors to Promote and Strengthen Accessible Tourism in Spain

The headquarters of the Official College of Architects of Madrid (COAM), hosted this past Wednesday September 16th the Conference "Present and Future of Accessible Tourism in Spain" organized by the Spanish Network for Accessible Tourism (Red Estable), an association that brings together more than 100 entities and that acts as a focus for promoting and fostering the Accessible Tourism for everyone in Spain. 0 comments

10/09/2015 Special Accessible Day-Tour Offer - 5th International Congress on Tourism for All. Madrid, Spain.

Accessible Madrid offers a 15% discount on every day-tour for delegates attending the fifth International Congress on Tourism for all, taking place in Madrid on 23, 24 and 25 September 2015. Offer applies from 15 September to 30 September 2015. 0 comments

09/09/2015 Spanish Accessible Tourism Survey by ONCE Foundation Universal Accessibility Observatory

ONCE Foundation, through the Universal Accessibility Directorate, has been carrying out different researches on Universal Accessibility in different environments (urban planning, transport, etc.) since 2011, through the so called Universal Accessibility Observatory. During 2015 and 2016 the Observatory will focus the research on the situation of Accessible Tourism in Spain. Please answer our questionnaire for tourists who have travelled to Spain. 0 comments

01/09/2015 Scandic Hotels shortlisted for European Diversity Award 2015

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Nordic region, has been shortlisted for a European Diversity Award in the category “Diversity Team of the Year.” The award ceremony will be held in London on September 30, 2015. 1 comments

22/08/2015 ENAT and Spain's ONCE Foundation Renew Cooperation Agreement with UNWTO

ONCE Foundation, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT) have committed to the renewal of the collaboration agreement signed in 2011 by the three organizations, to conduct a series of joint actions. Its main objectives are the promotion and development of tourism for all, including people with disabilities. 0 comments

06/08/2015 Tourism Innovation Competition “How to keep track of tourists?”

On 2nd June 2015, The Lisbon MBA and Turismo de Portugal jointly launched a worldwide competition of ideas - the Tourism Innovation Competition - which will reward the most innovative project to a solution on how to measure tourists’ behavior in the countries and/or cities they visit. 0 comments

06/08/2015 VisitEngland launches Access for All campaign

14 September 2015: VisitEngland, the national tourist board, is today launching a new Access for All campaign, aimed to raise awareness of accessible destinations and businesses in England; informing disabled people of accommodation and visitor attractions when planning a day trip or holiday. 0 comments

06/08/2015 VisitEngland Leads European "Access for All" Project

Following a successful pilot project in 2013 and 2014 with four destinations – Visit Bath, goLeicestershire, NewcastleGateshead and VisitBrighton, the national tourist authority, VisitEngland accessed funding from the European Commission to expand its Access for All initiative. 0 comments

04/08/2015 Norway's Rogaland County Presents Recreation and Outdoor Areas for All (YouTube video)

The Norwegian Government has dedicated 2015 as the Year of Outdoor Recreation in Norway. To promote outdoor recreation in the county, Rogaland County Council has taken the initiative to make a film presenting some of the recreation areas in the county. Special attention is given to sites made accessible for all. You can download the film: “Universal design in recreational areas in Rogaland” on this website: http://www.rogfk.no/Vaare-tjenester/Regionalplan/Friluftsliv/Friluftslivets-aar-2015 The web-site www.tilgjengelighet.no mentioned in the film is for the moment only in Norwegian. An English version is being prepared these days and will be available fairly soon. 0 comments

01/08/2015 New Market Study: Disability Travel Generates US$17.3 Billion in Annual Spending

Chicago, IL, July 31, 2015. The Open Doors Organization (ODO) today released the findings of its 2015 Market Study. The nationwide survey, conducted by Mandala Research, LLC, is a follow-up to ODO’s groundbreaking studies of 2002 and 2005 on the spending trends and market scope of U.S. adult travelers with disabilities. 0 comments

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