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.
VisitEngland, the national tourist board, is conducting a survey on accessibility related information required by visitors when planning to visit tourist destinations. Please take the short online survey. Your views will help tourism destinations across England to provide you with the information you require.
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 European Commission is reflecting on the development of a European Accessibility Act containing measures to improve the accessibility of goods and services in the European market. This consultation is part of the preparatory data collection that will underpin the assessment of the impact of the measures.
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.
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.