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New! 22/06/2019 Accessible Canada Act Gets Royal Assent, Passes Into Law

This enactment enacts the Accessible Canada Act in order to enhance the full and equal participation of all persons, especially persons with disabilities, in society. 0 comments

New! 21/06/2019 European Disability Forum Analysis of the European Accessibility Act

7 June 2019. The Act was published today in the Official Journal of the EU. Discover what products are covered and the Act’s strengths and weaknesses in EDF’s analysis. 0 comments

New! 12/06/2019 Zero Project Invites Nominations For Innovation In Education, Improving Opportunities For Persons with Disabilities

Vienna, 12 June 2019. The Zero Project team would like to invite leading experts and organizations to nominate Innovative Practices and Policies concerning this year’s topic: Education. Deadline: 23rd June, 2019. #ZeroCall20. 0 comments

New! 02/06/2019 World Tourism Organization and Fundación ONCE Seek Best Accessible Destinations

Madrid, Spain, 22 May 2019 - The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Fundación ONCE have launched the first edition of the “Accessible Tourism Destination” (ATD) distinctions, which will recognize and promote sites that are accessible to all. 0 comments

20/05/2019 Chinese Experts Visit Madrid, Spain To Learn What Makes A Leading Accessible Tourism Destination

Thanks to the generous support of Booking Cares Fund (Booking.com), 10 Chinese guests will experience the best an accessible tourism destination can offer on a 4-day Study Visit arranged by ENAT - the European Network for Accessible Tourism - and some of its members in Madrid. 0 comments

17/05/2019 Scandic Hotels Introduces Standard For Allergy-friendly Rooms

Scandic is the world’s first hotel group to introduce a standard for allergy-friendly rooms. This means that guests booking allergy-friendly rooms can expect considerations including wooden floors and fragrance-free, hypoallergenic toiletries approved by the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association. The rooms are also prepared according to strict cleaning procedures and are not located on floors where pets can stay. The new standard will be part of Scandic’s unique 159-point accessibility standard. 0 comments

02/05/2019 New Accessible Travel Database Announced By German National Tourist Board

Entitled "Travel for All", the database enables the user to search for a wide range of accessible holiday facilities throughout Germany. 0 comments

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

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

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

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

25/02/2019 Everyone Welcome Down By The Sea

Date 25th Feb 2019 – The iconic Blue flag, the world’s most recognised voluntary eco-label for protecting our coasts, has today signed a new partnership with Total Beach Access which will change the face of beaches worldwide, by increasing accessibility and inclusivity for all, at no cost to the public. 0 comments

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