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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An association for disabled has designed and equipped the harbour and a special boat with equipment making it possible for disabled people to go out in the archipelago of Stockholm for activities such as game fishing, seal safaris and photo tours.
APP TOUR YOU is an European project funded by the Erasmus plus programme, strategic partnerships for Vocational and Educational Training (VET). It experiments with new models of training on accessible tourism and information targeted to SMEs and entrepreneurs in the field of tourism.
The project is about fostering Senior travel throughout Europe by train, offering innovative dynamic tourism packages that include all transportation related services as well as necessary information, accommodation and value added services.
The ESCAPE project brings together 8 partners who have joined forces with the view to work on the enhancement of the existing tourist infrastructure and staff in the low season, facilitating as such transnational exchanges off-season by concentrating on the senior citizens market.
The project focuses on adult education and business development (business competencies) in the field of accessible tourism for all. The name of the project "Elevator“ represents the effort to raise the quality of human resources and services in tourism to a higher, more competitive level.
NATIVE Hotels was set up by a group of journalists from various European countries, specialized in tourism and hotels with character. They are motivated by the desire to ensure that all visitors should have equal access to the enjoyment of their favourite hotels. The NATIVE Hotels Web site is accessible to millions of people, who because of physical or sensorial reasons do not have the possibility of accessing conventional web sites.
THE PROJECT N.O. BARRIER, funded within the ETCP Programme Greece – Italy 2007 - 2013 Axis III Measure 3.3, has been created with the overall objective to increase accessible tourism in the Region of Puglia (Italy) and Region of Western Greece and the Ionaian Islands (Greece).
Těšín Silesia for All was a small Czech-Polish cross-border project focused on accessible tourism. It was co-financed under the Cross-border Cooperation Operational Programme between Czech Republic and Poland – Microprojects Fund of Euroregion Těšín Silesia - Cieszyn Silesia. The project was successfully completed in June 2015.