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New! 16/03/2019 European Accessibility Act: A Big Step On A Long Journey

Brussels, 13.3.2019. Press release by European Disability Forum. European Parliament's approval of the Act is positive – but more legislation is essential. 0 comments

New! 09/03/2019 Travelport Launches Global Campaign To Encourage More Support For Airline Passengers With Intellectual Disabilities

Langley, UK 5th March 2019. Campaign allied to the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2019 targets greater use of the DPNA Special Service Request code, used to alert airlines when a traveler has an intellectual or developmental disability and needs assistance. 0 comments

New! 04/03/2019 EU Launches 2020 Edition Of European Capital of Smart Tourism Awards

2nd EU Call to reward innovation and boost smart development of tourism in European Cities. 0 comments

New! 04/03/2019 Open Doors Organization and Aira Partner to Improve Travel and Tourism for People with Vision Loss

US-based Open Doors Organization (ODO) and Aira have joined forces to further the availability of Aira technology in the travel and tourism industries,benefiting individuals with vision loss worldwide. 0 comments

08/02/2019 Discapnet Awards for Accessible Technologies / Premios Discapnet a las Tecnologías Accesibles

Madrid, January 2019. The 5th edition "Discapnet Awards for Accessible Technologies", aims to recognize the contribution of people and entities to the quality of life of people with disabilities. 0 comments

09/11/2018 Disappointing Compromise on EU Accessibility Act

The European Disability Forum (EDF) writes: We have political agreement on the European Accessibility Act. It doesn't live up to its name. 0 comments

27/09/2018 Open Letter From 20 Organisations to the EU Institutions: We Need a Strong European Accessibility Act and We Need It Now

The European Disability Forum and 19 other organisations demand that EU decision makers must deliver a strong and meaningful Act to protect the rights of people with disabilities as several Member States try to erase essential elements. 0 comments

26/09/2018 Helsinki and Lyon selected as 2019 European Capitals of Smart Tourism by European Jury

The European Commission announces two cities to hold the title of "European Capitals of Smart Tourism" in 2019 and recognises a further four cities for their outstanding achievements in: accessibility, sustainability, digitalisation and cultural heritage & creativity 0 comments

26/08/2018 ELEVATOR Project - Press Release, 26 August 2018. Accessible Tourism Training in Europe

Ostrava, Czech Republic, 26 August 2018. Download our free reports. The EU funded Elevator Project, has run for 3 years and is now coming to an end. A key driver for the project was recognising that for people with disabilities to be able to participate in tourism, the tourism sector must have a good understanding of this growing market. In addition, the performance of well-trained professionals is fundamental when serving people with access requirements. 0 comments

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12/08/2018 ELEVATOR Report 1. Accessible Tourism Training

This report provides an analysis of Accessible Tourism training practices based on surveys carried out in the project partners’ countries and information from other European studies and experiences in the field. It concludes with an accessible tourism training curriculum for managers and staff in small and medium-sized tourism enterprises. 0 comments

12/08/2018 ELEVATOR Report 2. Inclusive Tourist Guiding

This Handbook is a learning material focused on Inclusive Tourist Guiding. Its creation was initiated by the tourist guides, who meet tourists with access needs more and more often in their work, as their number is growing mainly due to the ageing population. Training offers on this topic are weak or completely absent in most countries. Inclusive (or also accessible) guiding is based on the concept of Accessible Tourism, that endeavours to improve tourist destinations, products and services so that they are accessible to all people regardless of their age, abilities, permanent or temporary limitations and impairments. 0 comments

12/08/2018 ELEVATOR Report 3.1 Accessible Tourism Guide | Visitors

Accessibility is an important topic in tourism, yet often overlooked. It seems that the main reason for that is lack of knowledge and cooperation between key stakeholders. This Report is therefore created as a brief guideline introducing this topic with particular attention being paid to Visitors with specific access requirements. 0 comments

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