Everyone is welcome at Scandic! We understand that every disability is different. The same is also true of our hotels, and we have implemented smart design in our rooms available for people who have a disability. When you choose to stay with Scandic, you should enjoy the same Scandic standards for accessibility. That's why we have implemented and are continuously improving a common accessibility programme that all our hotels use.
The purpose of this guidance is to advise those who own, manage or care for buildings and places of architectural heritage significance on the options available to them to improve accessibility. It also provides guidance and information for anyone with an interest or involvement in issues surrounding the accessibility of historic buildings and places.
A new guidance document published by the BBPA provides an essential guide on how to make British pubs as accessible as possible. The guide has been given a warm welcome and a call to action from legendary Paralympian, Dame Tanni Grey Thompson, who has written the foreward.
The European Commission opened the competition on 22 May for the third “Access City Award”, the European Award for Accessible Cities. The annual prize recognises and celebrates cities that are dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all, and for persons with disabilities in particular.
Scandic Sydhavnen in Copenhagen is currently the most accessible hotel in Denmark, according to Stig Langvad, Chairman of the Danish Disability Organizations. Scandic was in focus when the EU Conference on Disability Rights was held in March at the hotel.
Best Practice in Accessible Tourism, edited by Dimitrios Buhalis, Simon Darcy and Ivor Ambrose, focuses on policy and best practice in accessible tourism, reflecting the ”state-of -the-art” as expressed in a selection of international chapters. Available now, at 20% discount.
The City of Ávila, Spain, won the first EU Access City Award in 2010. As a tourist attraction it is especially known for its well-preserved medieval city walls and many heritage sites. Ávila is a member of the "League of Historical and Accessible Cities", a project established by the European Foundation Centre.
Turin (Torino) is the capital of Italy's north-western region of Piedmont (Piemonte). Geographically located at the cross point of the Po River and the Dura River, the city is surrounded by the snow-covered Alpine arch, which offers an impressive backdrop. With a population of 909,000 inhabitants, which reaches 2.2 million people in the wider metropolitan area, Turin is a major business, industrial and cultural centre.
Mulhouse, a city of 112,000 inhabitants, is located between the Rhine river and the Vosges mountains, close to Germany and Switzerland. It offers unique attractions and quality of life to visitors and citizens alike.