Accessible travel advocates in Germany, together with the German Aviation Association have updated the recommendations on accessible air travel. The only difference to the first edition is the addition of the respective Special Service Request (SSR) Codes to each disability to avoid misunderstandings.
The International Union of Architects (UIA) and Rehabilitation International (RI) are jointly inviting submissions for a twenty-first century symbol of accessibility to represent their core values of rights and inclusion, independence, physical and virtual accessibility for all, including people with disabilities.
Brussels and Vienna, 17th December 2021. ENAT and Zero Project, the global initiative working for a world free of access barriers, have established a cooperation agreement to bring greater attention to policies and practices which can serve visitors with disabilities and other travellers with specific access requirements.
It could take some years before tourist arrivals in Nepal reach pre-pandemic numbers. Nepal's tourism entrepreneurs would do well to use this slack period to explore ways to put the country's tourism back on its feet sooner than later.
19 August 2021. Multiple leading international organisations have united to launch WeThe15, which aspires to be the biggest ever human rights movement to represent the world’s 1.2 billion persons with disabilities.
The selection of best practices compiled in this report has been derived from the applications the cities submitted to the two competitions (2019 and 2020 European Capital of Smart Tourism). The report showcases the selection of best practices in each category (Accessibility, Sustainability, Digitalisation, Cultural heritage and creativity) and solely presents and relies on the data that the cities have submitted in their applications.