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Tiresias Accessible Tourism Guidelines

22/04/2008 | 0 comments

Tiresias logoWhy should venue owners consider accessible tourism? This website provides links to a range of resources that tourist venue owners can use to gain insight and develop their services for disabled and elderly tourists.  The information was compiled as part of the EU funded 'Happy Tourist' project. is the RNIB Scientific Research Unit's website, providing guidelines on accessibility issues for all types of disabilities, for designers of information and communication technology (ICT) systems.

The site also offers in-depth information on: assistive devices and agencies for blind and partially sighted people, current and future research, as well as information about tactile reading.

The site is primarily for professionals who work in the field of visual disabilities and for all people who have an interest in alleviating the problems faced by people with disabilities.


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General Information

Submitted by: Ivor Ambrose
Author(s): RNIB
Language(s): EN
Start Year: 2006
End Year: 2007
Countries: United Kingdom


Publisher: RNIB
Date published on the web: 31/12/2007

Target Group(s)

Academics / teachers | Employers and Employers organisations | Non-governmental organisations | Organisations of disabled people | People with visual impairments | Professionals and professional bodies | Students | Tourist venue owners / managers


Accessibility information, access guides | Accommodation services | Age-related issues, (seniors) | Architecture, design and planning | Assistive Technologies | Buildings and facilities design, maintenance | Customer relations | Demographics | Design Guidelines, Design-for-All | Disability, disabilities, technical aids | Education, training | Hotel management, hotel business | Information and Communication Technologies | Management of tourist venues and attractions | Museums and galleries | Policy, legislation | Special services for disabled visitors | Staff training | Standards | Tourist information services | Transport services