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New Research Project on Accessible Tourism Won By Surrey University Team

04/02/2013 | 0 comments

University of Surrey logoThe School of Hospitality and Tourism Management continues its work on accessible tourism across Europe with another successful bid to the European Commission.

The new project, entitled ‘Economic Impact and Travel Patterns of Accessible Tourism in Europe’, is worth €250k in total and will examine the demand for and economic impact of accessible tourism. Findings from the study will be used to suggest ways on how to improve Europe’s tourism sector competitiveness and the attractiveness of its destinations.

The Surrey project team consists of Dr Victoria Eichhorn, Dr Gang Li, Professor Graham Miller and Dr Jason Chen. Chris Cao has been appointed as research assistant for this project.

To contact the researchers, visit the University of Surrey's online News page

Read the research tender specifications: European Commission website

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Submitted by: Ivor Ambrose
Language(s): EN

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Publisher: University of Surrey
Date published on the web: 01/02/2013
Source: http://www.surrey.ac.uk/shtm/news/2013/97312_new_research_project_on_accessible_tourism.htm

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Accessibility information, access guides | Age-related issues, (seniors) | Disability, disabilities, technical aids | Hospitality | Management of tourist venues and attractions | Policy, legislation | Special services for disabled visitors | Standards | Tourist information services

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