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Projects and Good Practices

The tourism sector already has many examples of good practice which are helping to making travel and tourism accessible for all. These examples must be better known and used by the industry in order to bring about innovation and improvements on a wider scale.  The cases shown on these pages are placed here to generate discussion and inspire change.

No example is perfect but these projects and practices show what has been achieved in many different areas of accessible tourism.

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05/12/2007 Parma : provincia per tutti

The project of the province of Parma aimed at providing useful data about people with particular food, allergic, physical or age needs, or who have problems with mobility (temporary and permanent). 0 comments

05/12/2007 Promotion of technical aspects of accessibility for tourism establishments in Mexico

Publication of a technical manual on accessibility of the built environment, and organization of seminars for tourism service providers. 0 comments

05/12/2007 Public transport services for persons with disabilities

Provision of convenient transport services for persons with disabilities. 0 comments

05/12/2007 Study on public information symbols

Development and application of a set of standardized pictograms for public facilities which respect the universal design principles and enable international travellers, including persons with disabilities, to recognize them at a glance. 0 comments

05/12/2007 The Canadian Transportation Agency

The Canadian Transportation Agency's mission is to administer transportation legislation and Government of Canada policies to help achieve an efficient and accessible transportation system by education, consultation and essential regulation. 0 comments

05/12/2007 The National Property Board's project : Accessibility in cultural environments

"The issue of adapting environments that have been created over the centuries represents a major challenge. New functions and techniques have to be added to old environments, at the same time as we cherish our unique cultural heritage. Preserving and changing at the same time is a task that demands special skill, creativity and prudence." 0 comments

05/12/2007 Tourism for All - Information kit

Creation in Australia of an information kit on tourists with disabilities, covering topics such as accommodation, legislation and marketing from a tourism perspective. 0 comments

05/12/2007 Tourism for All - Manabi-tai

The objective of the project is to create a social environment in which everyone, including those with restricted physical ability, can travel comfortably without having to worry about inaccessibility. 0 comments

05/12/2007 Training courses on accessible tourism

The Real Patronato sobre Discapacidad (Royal Board on Disability) with the collaboration of Polibea Turismo has organized Accessible Tourism Training Courses given at Spanish Tourism Colleges. 0 comments

05/12/2007 Travel agency Treize voyages

The "Treize Voyages" association has a twin objective : create holidays for the mentally handicapped while employing people who are either handicapped themselves or socially excluded. A tourism concept which is unique in France. 0 comments

05/12/2007 Travelocity Now Helps Travelers Find Hotel Reviews from Like-Minded People

Travelocity offers travelers an updated, seamless process for searching user-generated reviews that will be valuable to customers with various needs, who have a possibility to familiarize themselves with a property before they arrive. 0 comments

05/12/2007 Universal Accessibility Standards

A formal system of universal accessibility standards for tourism establishments and infrastructure. 0 comments