ENAT member, Cresaçor - Cooperativa Regional de Economia Solidária - has created a new website www.azoresforall.com to promote leisure activities for tourists with special needs. Soon we will also offer cultural tours, tours with a social component, as well as information on accessibility in the Azores.
To all who have shown their support to our crowdfunding campaign so far by contributing financially and in many other ways, we say thank you. To the many others who have not done so yet, we ask for your support to get closer to our goal.
The sixth edition of “ACCESS North Carolina: A Vacation and Travel Guide for People with Disabilities” – the only guide to accessible travel destinations – is available online and at visitor centers in some of the state’s most visited cities.
Cresaçor – Regional Cooperative of Solidary Economy promotes inclusive tourism in the Azores, offering comprehensive vacation packages accessible to people with special needs with accommodation, transport, accommodation and additional services.
On 6 June 2014 the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry, Tourism and Cultural Instruments Unit held a conference for tourism stakeholders where the results of three specially commissioned studies on Tourism Accessibility in Europe were presented and discussed by a distinguished panel of tourism practitioners and stakeholders. Speakers' presentations are available for download on this page in PDF format.
This research study, which started in February 2013, will assess the presence and the performance of accessible tourism services and facilities along the tourism supply chain, examining best practices and tools to foster tourism accessibility.