UNWTO, Fundación ONCE and the Spanish Association for Standardization (UNE) launched a user guide to apply international standards on Accessible Tourism for All, targeting accommodation, food and beverage and MICE companies.
ENAT and 7 EU tourism and training organisations offer a new "connectivist Massive Open Online Course" (cMOOC) for students and professionals. This free e-learning course aims to raise trainees' knowledge and skills to support the tourism transition, post-Covid, to deliver sustainable, inclusive and accessible Tourism for All. Starts January 2023.
27.10.2021 EU announces the two 2022 European Capitals of Smart Tourism for their excellence as tourism destinations in accessibility, sustainability, digitalisation, and cultural heritage & creativity.
Press Release, 15 July 2021, Madrid. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published the world’s first standard on accessible tourism, ISO 21902 Tourism and related services – Accessible tourism for all – Requirements and recommendations. This is an international standard offering guidelines to ensure access and enjoyment of tourism for all on an equal basis.
Manual to apply a common methodology for assessing, monitoring and reporting the accessibility of public infrastructures and services regarding building infrastructure, outdoor spaces and transportation. It also includes appendices on: terminology, the applicable legislation and graphic illustrations of accessible infrastructure models.
Report on the 3-day APEC Webinar, held in September and November 2021, and with extensive background information developed by Martin Heng for APEC, in support of tourism Micro, Small and Medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).