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20/10/2013 Save the Date: 19-22 October 2014. World Summit on 'Destinations for All', Montreal, Canada

Under the theme, "Tourism, Culture and Transportation. A Common Strategy at the International Level", the 1st World Summit on Destinations for All will be held in Montreal in October 2014. The Summit aims to establish an international strategy to develop inclusive tourism. 0 comments

18/10/2013 UD 2014 Call for Papers - Three Days of Creativity and Diversity, Lund, Sweden.

This is a friendly reminder that the deadline for long paper submissions for UD 2014 is approaching. The International Conference on Universal Design, UD 2014, will take place June 16–18 2014 in Lund, Sweden. 0 comments

11/09/2013 UNWTO Approves Accessible Tourism Recommendations

The UNWTO "Recommendations on Accessible Tourism for All” (2013) have been approved and endorsed by the General Assembly. Updated from the 2005 version, the recommendations outline a form of tourism that involves a collaborative process among stakeholders to enable people with access requirements to function independently through universally designed tourism products, services and environments. These recommendations were developed within the framework of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities of 2007. 0 comments

12/08/2013 ABTA Takes Action On Flight Centre Website Disability Blunder

The Association of British Travel Agents, ABTA, takes action against "Flight Centre" following a Reduced Mobility Rights report on the travel agents’ websites missing mandatory information for disabled passengers. 0 comments

05/08/2013 ENAT Member Tapooz Travel Looks for Top-up Funding for Accessible Tours and Adventures

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. 0 comments

08/04/2013 VisitEngland and Action on Hearing Loss Launch New Guide for Tourism Businesses

National tourist board VisitEngland has joined forces with UK charity Action on Hearing Loss to launch Listen Up! - a free guide designed to help businesses become more accessible for customers with hearing loss. 0 comments

26/03/2013 Italian Government Launches PR Campaign for Accessible Tourism

The new campaign for accessible tourism – Italy, Open for Everybody – was presented at the International Meeting on Accessible Tourism (MITA) today, March 22nd, 2013. 0 comments

15/02/2013 Tour Operators and Travel Agents Join Europe's '112' Emergency Number Campaign

The European Commission and The European Travel Agents' and Tour Operators' Associations (ECTAA) are asking tour operators and travel agents to promote the pan-European emergency number '112' on their websites, on e-tickets and at major tourist destinations. Help from the emergency services is only one call away, wherever you are in the EU. 0 comments

02/11/2012 Is Your Destination Truly Accessible? TRAVELSAT Survey Results

New global competitive survey results show that 43% of international tourists with special needs are complaining during their stay. Are destinations and tourism businesses truly efficient in welcoming tourists with special needs? 0 comments

Project Item

28/04/2013 T-Guide: Tourist Guides for People with Intellectual and Learning Difficulties in Europe

T-GuIDE is an initiative of nine organisations supported by the European Union’s Lifelong Learning Programme, ”Leonardo Da Vinci”. It addresses two of today’s major societal challenges in Europe: to increase opportunities in the job market and to increase social inclusion. The aim is to produce an EU training model and Manual for training Tourist Guides in guiding people who have learning difficulties or other intellectual impairments. 0 comments

14/02/2013 EU Study: Mapping the Skills and Training Needs to Improve Accessibility in Tourism Services

This 12-month research study, which started in January 2013, will map the staff skills needs to improve accessibility and safety in the tourism services and analyse the availability of corresponding training in Member States. 0 comments

14/02/2013 EU Study: Mapping and Performance Check of the Supply of Accessible Tourism Services in Europe

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. 0 comments