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New! 25/02/2021 Europe’s Travel and Tourism Sector Calls on EU Governments to Chart Restart Plan in Time for Summer

Brussels, 24.2.2021. Over 60 travel and tourism organisations unveil concrete recommendations for re-opening travel & tourism in Europe, including creation of Commission-led Task Force to restore freedom of movement. 0 comments

New! 10/02/2021 Call for Action: Accelerate Social and Economic Recovery by Investing in Sustainable Tourism Development

The new Recovery and Resilience Facility, proposed by the European Commission to help the EU rebuild after the pandemic, offers an unprecedented opportunity to support tourism-related reforms to ensure that the sector helps to drive digital and green transitions, and thereby strengthens both economic and social resilience. 0 comments

22/01/2021 UN Resolution on Improving Global Road Safety

On 31 August 2020, the UN General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/74/299 on Improving Global Road Safety. 0 comments

04/12/2020 Equality: City of Jönköping in Sweden wins 2021 EU Access City Award

Jönköping, in the south of Sweden, made continuous improvements in both the new and old areas of the city, in collaboration with disability organisations. The city also created a local ‘Access City Award’, for businesses or organisations that worked with their customers to improve accessibility. 0 comments

03/12/2020 World Day of Persons with Disabilities: Slope lift and new routes to the Acropolis opened by Prime Minister, Mitsotakis

3 December 2012, Hellenic Ministry of Culture press release. In the presence of the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni and the President of the Onassis Foundation Antonis S. Papadimitriou, today, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the elevator and the new footpaths were inaugurated. 0 comments

03/12/2020 UNWTO: Accessible Tourism Identified as ‘Game Changer’ for Destinations

3 December 2020. Press Release. Ensuring accessibility for tourists with specific access requirements can be a ‘game changer’ for destinations around the world as they look to bounce back from the impacts of the pandemic. A new set of Inclusive Recovery Guides from the World Tourism Organization, produced in partnership with the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT), the ONCE Foundation of Spain and Travability from Australia, makes clear the importance of placing inclusivity at the centre of recovery plans and provides key recommendations for achieving this. 0 comments

21/10/2020 Join us at the 2nd TUR4all (Online) Congress: Accessibility in Intelligent Tourist Destinations

Projects from sixteen countries on three continents are included in the PREDIF online webinars series on accessible tourism this November. Register now! 0 comments

16/09/2020 IAAP Launches Accessible Built Environments Initiative

The International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), a division of the Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs (G3ict) will be conducting pilot exams starting this September for Certified Professional in Accessible Built Environments (CPABE). 0 comments

11/09/2020 European travel and tourism sector urges EU governments to agree on harmonised travel restrictions as it struggles to survive the current crisis

The European Tourism Manifesto alliance, the voice of the European travel and tourism sector, calls on Member States to urgently agree on harmonised travel restrictions and ensure swift implementation to help the sector survive this unprecedented crisis. 0 comments

05/08/2020 Apply for the EU Access City Award 2021

Applications for the 11th Access City Award competition are now open. EU cities have until 9 September 2020 to apply. 0 comments

05/08/2020 Lebanon in Crisis - ENAT Message of Support

5 August 2020. ENAT has had the pleasure of partnering with the Lebanese Union for People with Physical Disabilities to support the development of accessible tourism in Lebanon through the development of accessibility guidelines, on-site assessments at tourist sites and policy work. At this very painful and anxious moment, with multiple crises overwhelming the country, we send our best wishes to all at LUPD and to the Lebanese people. 0 comments

03/08/2020 Safe, Responsible and Accessible: UNWTO, ONCE Foundation and ENAT Partner for Tourism for All

Madrid, 3 August 2020. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is calling on destinations to recognize the needs of travellers with disabilities or specific access requirements as they open up to visitors again. In partnership with the ONCE Foundation of Spain and the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT), the United Nations specialized agency has released new guideline to ensure accessibility and inclusivity as the responsible restart of tourism gets underway. 0 comments