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17/11/2017 Reuters: Airbnb Acquires Accomable To Offer Home Rentals For Disabled Travelers

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Airbnb said on Thursday 16 November it acquired London startup Accomable to expand home-renting opportunities for people with disabilities, the latest expansion as Airbnb grows its global travel business. 0 comments

20/10/2017 VisitEngland and VisitScotland Launch New Accessibility Guides Website

VisitEngland and VisitScotland have launched a website for tourism businesses to produce their own accessibility guides. 0 comments

27/05/2017 Zero Project 2018 Opens for Project and Policy Nominations in Accessibility

Nominate and share your best practice project or policy in accessibility. Since 2012 the Zero Project has disseminated replicable and innovative solutions for the problems people with disabilities face, raising public awareness, stimulating reform and acting as a catalyst for a world without barriers. 0 comments

31/12/2016 Personal Assistance Service for Disabled Travellers in Madrid

Will I Need Personal Assistance Services Abroad? Getting from place to place, taking care of yourself, and getting assistance when needed are all part of the equation. Accessible Madrid provides Personal Assistance Service (PAS) for disabled travellers visiting Madrid, Spain on their vacation. 0 comments

23/11/2016 "ALL FOR ALL - Portuguese Tourism" Campaign Launched

The "ALL FOR ALL - Portuguese Tourism", launched by Turismo de Portugal and addressed to all national tourism players, seeks to mobilize a concerted action to make Portugal a tourist destination increasingly accessible to all. 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

10/11/2016 New EU Directive on Accessibility of Public Websites and Mobile Apps

On 26 October 2016 the European Parliament approved the directive on making the websites and mobile apps of public sector bodies more accessible. This means that people with disabilities – especially persons with vision or hearing impairments – will have better access to the websites and mobile applications of public services. 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

30/09/2016 World Tourism Day 2016: Tourism Leaders Commit To Advance Universal Accessibility

About 500 delegates from 60 countries have convened in Bangkok, Thailand, to take part in the Official Celebrations of the World Tourism Day this year dedicated to the theme ‘Tourism for all: Promoting Universal Accessibility.’ 0 comments

27/09/2016 #MapMyDay: People Worldwide Are Invited To Map Accessibility in Tourism

Berlin. September 27 marks the start of the second edition of the worldwide campaign “MapMyDay”. The goal this time: to raise awareness of the barriers that people experience when they are on vacation and travelling. 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

19/09/2016 VisitScotland Hosts European Access Experts for Business Learning Event

Representatives of more than 20 tourism organisations from around Europe will gather in Scotland’s capital to raise the level of accessible tourism expertise across the continent. 0 comments

13/09/2016 Tourism and Accessibility, Olympic Bid - Rome 2024 and Village for All® Sign Agreement  

#LabRoma2024, the Bid committee and the new startup have one objective: to make the Olympics accessible to all, including people with disabilities. Montezemolo: "Part of our effort to leave a legacy for the city".   0 comments

06/07/2016 New ‘Destinations for All’ Guide Published By VisitEngland

Hot on the heels of their Access for All project, co-funded by the European Commission, VisitEngland has launched a new guide. The invaluable guide will help destination managers in England tap into the accessible tourism market, worth £12bn. 1 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

21/03/2016 Over 100 Destinations In Running for New EU "ETIS" and Accessible Tourism Award

The Joint European Tourism Indicator System (ETIS) and Accessible Tourism Awards take place in Brussels on 22 April 2016. The European Commission will award eight prizes to the most sustainable and accessible destinations that took part in the ETIS pilot initiative. 0 comments

17/03/2016 Azores for All 2016 Packages Now Available

Cresaçor, through the AZORES FOR ALL brand, is pioneer in the promotion of the Social and Inclusive Tourism in the Archipelago of the Azores. Download the 2016 brochure from our website. 0 comments

04/03/2016 Accessible Tourism for All: Creating an Accessible Tourism Environment in Malta

3 March 2016. This morning the Minister for Tourism Dr Edward Zammit Lewis and the Parliamentary Secretary for Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing Dr Justyne Caruana, addressed a business breakfast entitled Accessible Tourism for All. 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

22/01/2016 Lonely Planet's "Travelling with a Disability" Guide Now Available

By special arrangement, ENAT is pleased to offer this free digital Accessible Travel Guide produced by Lonely Planet's Accessible Travel Editor, Martin Heng. 2 comments

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