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29/01/2018 Azores for All - 2018 Catalogue and Prices

Azores for All - CRESAÇOR Cooperative - brings you its new catalogue of cultural tours and nature experiences in these beautiful Portuguese islands. 0 comments

11/11/2016 ATAP, a Discussion Platform on Accessible Tourism in the Asia Pacific Region Started on Facebook

Feeling the need to engage even more actively in discussions and exchange, and to involve a broad range of stakeholders from around the world, a discussion group was created on Facebook: ATAP (Accessible Tourism – Asia Pacific) aiming to raise awareness and increase understanding about accessible and inclusive tourism. 0 comments

01/10/2016 UAE World Tourism Day Conference Hosted By Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

The event was held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, in relation to the UNWTO Tourism for All theme. Tourism must be inclusive and barrier-free. RAKTDA commits to a plan for international accessible tourism standards across the Emirate. 0 comments

27/09/2016 Brussels to Host the 2nd Destinations for All World Summit for Accessible Tourism, Autumn 2018

Quebec-based organization Kéroul and Belgium’s Collectif Accessibilité Wallonie-Bruxelles (CAWaB) are pleased to announce that the second edition of the Destinations for All World Summit will be taking place in Brussels, Belgium in Autumn, 2018. The aim of the event is to give concrete expression to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Recommendations on Accessible Tourism. 0 comments

30/06/2016 World Tourism Day 2016 To Focus On Tourism for All - Promoting Universal Accessibility

27 September is World Tourism Day! Tourism for All! The UNWTO calls on tourism actors and stakeholders to spread the word of both the importance and immense benefits universal accessibility has and can bring to society at large. #tourism4all #WTD2016 0 comments

31/01/2016 Enhancing Tourism in Egypt by Reaching Persons with Disabilities. Competition on Accessible Tourism, 2016

Hotels and tourism service providers in Egypt are invited to apply for the first ever "Tourism for All" awards, with the chance of winning a Study Tour to Europe and ENAT Memberships. 0 comments

27/11/2015 Pioneering Social and Inclusive Tourism in the Archipelago of the Azores

Cresaçor, through the AZORES FOR ALL brand, is pioneer on the promotion of the Social and Inclusive Tourism in the Archipelago of the Azores. As a Tourist Animation Company since 2005 it seeks the tourism democratization in the Azores, developing leisure and recreational activities for residents and tourists, with or without special needs. 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

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

05/10/2014 SWISS: World’s First Certified “Allergy-friendly” Airline

SWISS is pleased to have earned the quality seal of approval from the European Centre for Allergy Research Foundation (ECARF) by considering the needs of passengers who suffer from allergies. 0 comments

06/04/2014 Report from 2nd Day of GITANDO.ALL 2014, Vicenza , Italy

At MITA International Meeting for Accessible Tourism OF GITANDO.ALL - The basis for the development of accessible tourism and leading European tourism. 0 comments

20/10/2013 Save the Date: 19-22 October 2014. World Summit on 'Destinations for All', Montreal, Canada

Under the theme, "Tourism, Culture and Transportation. A Common Strategy at the International Level", the 1st World Summit on Destinations for All will be held in Montreal in October 2014. The Summit aims to establish an international strategy to develop inclusive tourism. 0 comments

11/09/2013 UNWTO Approves Accessible Tourism Recommendations

The UNWTO "Recommendations on Accessible Tourism for All” (2013) have been approved and endorsed by the General Assembly. Updated from the 2005 version, the recommendations outline a form of tourism that involves a collaborative process among stakeholders to enable people with access requirements to function independently through universally designed tourism products, services and environments. These recommendations were developed within the framework of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities of 2007. 0 comments

12/08/2013 ABTA Takes Action On Flight Centre Website Disability Blunder

The Association of British Travel Agents, ABTA, takes action against "Flight Centre" following a Reduced Mobility Rights report on the travel agents’ websites missing mandatory information for disabled passengers. 0 comments

14/02/2013 Accessible Travel Spells Excellence At Virgin Atlantic

Travelling by air with a disability is becoming increasingly popular, hence the need for airports and airlines to provide high quality accessible travel services. A recent visit to Virgin Atlantic Airways headquarters located near London Gatwick airport presented the perfect opportunity to interview the airline's Passenger Accessibility Manager. 0 comments

05/11/2012 Due to increased demand, Scandic is expanding its accessibility information online

More and more people are discovering that accessible hotel environments make their stay more comfortable and convenient, but many find it hard to track down the accessibility information they need. Scandic has expanded its website to gather as much information as possible in one place. 0 comments

24/09/2012 European Commission Excellence Awards for Accessible Tourism Announced

A new call for proposals aims to support National Tourism Administrations in setting up national awards to reward best practices implemented in the tourism industry that have improved access to all visitors, particularly to people with disabilities. 0 comments

24/08/2012 Australian Wheeelchair User Loses Discrimination Appeal Against Jetstar Airline

ENAT member, Sheila King fought against Jetstar's policy - and lost. The appeal court judges ruled that if Jetstar budget airline should change its "2 wheelchairs per flight" policy it would suffer undue hardship. 0 comments

19/06/2012 Air Passengers' Rights: Commission sets out new guidance for airports and airlines ahead of London Paralympics

Unfair refusals are 'still a problem' for disabled air travellers, says the European Commission. A new guidance document aims to clarify the EU Directive and counteract bad practices. 0 comments

05/06/2012 Transport accessibility for all users under threat in Council discussions on new TEN-T guidelines

Representing a wide coalition of European organisations acting on behalf of the transport industry and the transport passengers, we call upon the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament to uphold article 43 of the Commission’s proposal for the development of the trans-European transport network. 0 comments

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