ENAT Projects Portal

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Current ENAT Projects

European Commission logoAccessibleEU Resource Centre. AccessibleEU is one of the flagship initiatives proposed in the European Commission’s Strategy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2021-2030.  It is a resource centre on accessibility, working on the areas of built environment, transport, information and communication technologies in order to ensure persons with disabilities’ participation in all areas of life on an equal basis with others. The purpose of the Resource Cetre is to: Build the capacity on accessibility in EU countries, Support the implementation of the European Union legislation on accessibility, Connect stakeholders responsible for implementing accessibility rules in the EU, Create a common European one-stop-shop on accessibility, and Train excellent professionals on accessibility.
Start: December 2022
Finish: December 2026
Project Coordinator: Fundación ONCE, Spain
Project page on ENAT website
European Commission website: AccessibleEU

INCLAVI logo with blue circular jet trail ending with airplane silhoutte, enclosing figurative wheelchair user and text INCLAVI Inclusive AviationINCLAVI - Inclusive Aviation. Aims to address the inconsistencies in the training of current and future aviation professionals, that relate to competences and skills necessary to enable smooth journeys for all air travelers, no matter what their special conditions or disabilities may be.
The project is funded by the European Commission ERASMUS+ Partnerships for Innovation programme and supports the EU Commission’s strategy for the rights of persons with disabilities 2021-2023, which aims to ensure the full social and economic inclusion of disabled people on an equal basis with others and the opportunity to move freely in the EU regardless of their support needs.
Start: September 2022
Finish: August 2025
Project Coordinator: Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
Project Website:

SENIOR ECO-NECT logoSENIOR ECO-NECT. "Supporting the emergence and the development of European ecosystems dedicated to silver and ageing economy". The overall objective of Senior Eco-Nect project is to prepare a joint action plan to support the emergence and the development of European ECOsystems dedicated to silver and ageing ECOnomy as well as ensuring the inclusivity and interconNECTivity between all the key innovation stakeholders of the sector and cross-sectors.
Start: July 2022
Finish: June 2024
Project Coordinator: Eurosanté, France
Project page on ENAT Website
Project Website:

logo of feelit project with line drawing of human head in side profile, map marker over the ear, paper aeroplane and feelit text  FEEL IT. “A Pioneer Curriculum for Designing Tourism Experiences for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People”. The goal of the FEEL-IT project is to train Deaf people and people with hearing impairments on the basic tasks and skills to work as travel agents offering high quality and authentic tourism packages and experiences for their peers. FEEL IT will also train travel agents and tour operators in designing accessible tourist packages for Deaf and hard of hearing people.
Start: February 2022
Finish: (extended) January 2025
Project Coordinator: University of Western Attica, Greece.
Project Website FEEL IT:

Logo of Nordland Research Institute, NorwayACCESSTOUR. Accessible Tourism for Inclusion and Value Creation in Rural Areas of Norway. Project funded by the Norwegian Research Council. ACCESSTOUR, led by Nordland Research Institute will help tourism providers in rural areas to realise the potential that lies in making destinations more accessible to all.

New European Bauhaus logoThe New European Bauhaus (NEB) is an initiative of the European Commission Joint Research Unit. It connects the European Green Deal to our living spaces. It calls on all Europeans to imagine and build together a sustainable and inclusive future that is beautiful for our eyes, minds, and souls. ENAT is pleased to be chosen as an Official Partner of the NEB initiative.

Start: September 2020
Finish: Not fixed
Project Coordinator: European Commission JRC
Project page on ENAT website
New European Bauhaus website

 Past ENAT Projects

logo of CulTourData projectStart: September 2021
Finish: 2024, (extended to 2025)
Project Coordinator: Nordland Research Institute, Bodø, Norway
Project page in Norwegian: ACCESSTOUR
Project page on ENAT website

CulTourData. CulTourData aims to enhance data-driven cultural tourism across Europe. The project targets tourism SMEs in the European Capitals of Culture and helps them to use data analytics as part of their business strategy and create a business approach that combines tourism, culture, creativity and digital technology.

Start: January 2022
Finish: January 2024
Project Coordinator: Consorzio Materahub Industrie Culturali e Creative (MateraHub), Italy
Project page on ENAT website
Project Website CultourData

Logo of DIVETOUR projectDIVETOUR: Digital competencies and tools for enhanced VET on Tourism and Accessibility. A project focused on innovative training products for Vocational and Educational Training (VET) on accessible tourism, to create synergies and knowledge sharing between all stakeholders in a training community platform, to develop game based solutions for young tourism entrepreneurs and students, to explore virtual reality and artificial intelligence applied to tourism training and accessible tourism services.

Start: December 2021
Finish: November 2023
Project Coordinator: Panevezys Labour Market Training Centre - Lithuania.
Project page on ENAT website
Project Website Divetour

IN-TOUR project logo INTOUR. INclusive TOURism Professions. European Curricula For Accessible Tourism Manager And Frontline Staff. The IN-TOUR project is financed unde the EU ERASMUS+ framework for cooperation in education and training ET 2020 and will focus on “graduates VET” for the Inclusive Tourism Manager profile (ITM) and “undergraduates VET” for the Inclusive Tourism Frontline Staff (ITFS), involving 3 Universities providing VET.
Start: January 2020
Finish: September 2023
Project Coordinator: Associazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla Onlus, Italy
Project Page on ENAT website
INTOUR Project Website

IMPACTOUR logoIMPACTOUR. The main ambition of the IMPACTOUR project is to create an innovative and easy-to-use methodology and tool to measure and assess the impact of Cultural Tourism (CT) on European economic and social development and to improve Europe’s policies and practices on CT, strengthening its role as a sustainable driving force in the growth and economic development of European regions.
Start: January 2020
Finish: June 2023
Project Coordinator: UNINOVA, Portugal.
Project page on ENAT website
Project Website IMPACTOUR 

logo of Games Without Barriers project Games Without Barriers. A project focused on vocational and educational training on accessible tourism related to the catering and hospitality sector, in particular.
Start: December 2019
Finish: May 2022
Project Coordinator: INCIPIT, Italy.
Project page on ENAT website
Project Website Games Without Barriers 

logo of ACCESS-IT projectACCESS-IT. Innovation for Accessible Tourism in Natural and Rural Areas. The Access-IT project seeks to address the competence gap on accessible tourism amomg SMEs in the toursm sector by offering a comprehensive training in the fields of accessible tourism, innovation and sustainable development of Natural and Rural Areas. Funded by the EU ERASMUSplus Programme, Key Action 2 - Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices. KA202 - Strategic Partnerships for vocational education and training.
Start: December 2019
Finish: November 2021
Project Coordinator: SPOŁECZNA AKADEMIA NAUK (SAN), Poland.
Project page on ENAT website
ACCESS-IT Project website

logo of INVITE Open Innovation 2.0Under the INVITE project funding scheme for SMEs, the Eyemmersive (EYEM) pilot project  proposes to create a Digital Market Place for Immersive Tourism based on VR technologies. The service concept will provide a new source of income for professional tourist guides in destinations around the globe, delivering Eyemmersive™ local tourism content to extend the reach of tourism operators and provide a promotional opportunity towards independent travellers.

Start: April 2020
Finish: May/June 2020
Project Coordinator: Kerckhoffs Ltd, UK
Project page on ENAT website
Eyemmersive webpage

TAD Project LogoThe Ability Advisor - TAD. TAD is a project funded by the European Union Erasmus+ programme under Key Action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices, (KA202 Strategic Partnerships for Vocational Education and Training), addressing accessible tourism. The project aims to contribute to making Europe a truly accessible destination for all visitors by training professionals in the tourism and hospitality sector through a work-based learning approach, looking at the issue from a new point of view.
Start: September 2017
Finish: December 2019
Project Coordinator: Public institution Panevezys Labour Market Training Centre - Lithuania.
Project page on ENAT website
Project Website TAD The Ability Advisor

TAD e-Learning course Website

logo of Rare n RollRare & Roll: Access China and Culture. The project, wholly financed by a grant from the Booking Cares Fund awarded to Ms. Xun Ji, a young disabled Chinese woman, will provide accessible tourism information services and cultural experience opportunities for both Chinese and foreign travellers with particular access needs, while at the same time engaging professionals in the travel industry, preparing them for the new caring economy.   
Start: May 2018
Finish: August 2019
Project Coordinators: Rare & Roll and ENAT
Project page on ENAT Website

Project Page Rare and Roll (in Chinese)

NEWSCAT project logoNewscat: New Skills for Customized Accessible Tourism. The project will provide tools and methodologies to improve the skills and competences of tourist guides and other professionnals in the tourist sector to deal with new demands and requirements of clients,  clients with specific access requirements, such as people with disabilities and seniors.
Start: September 2016
Finish: July 2019
Project page on ENAT website
Project Website at EASPD

Logo of Tourism for All in Lebanon Tourism for All in Lebanon: a new approach towards an inclusive socio-economic development for persons with disabilities. Europe Aid funded project under the Lebanese Government AFKAR III Programme, 'Reinforcing human rights and democracy in Lebanon - Active citizenship'. 
Start: July 2016
Finish: June 2018 (extended to October 2018)
Project Coordinator: Lebanese Physically Handicapped Union (LPHU)
Website: Closed.

Access Angels logoAccess Angels: "Guardian Angels of Accessible Travellers in Rural Areas". Access Angels aims to train youth volunteers to act as assistants to visitors with access requirements in rural areas in Europe.
Start: October 2016
Finish: September 2018
Project page on ENAT website

Project Website not active

Elevator project logoELEVATOR - Efficient movement to the higher quality staff and services in tourism for all. The project focuses on adult education and business development (business competencies) in the field of accessible tourism for all. The name of the project "Elevator“ represents the effort to raise the quality of human resources and services in tourism to a higher, more competitive level.

Project Coordinator: Kazuist, spol. s r.o. Czech Republic
Start: September 2015
Finish: August 2018
Project Website

Pantou The European Accessible Tourism Directory

The Pantou Accessible Tourism Directory was established initially as a data collection tool for a European Commission study of the supply of accessible tourism in Europe in 2014. It lists tourism suppliers who are able to offer accessible tourism services to customers with specific access requirements, including older persons, people with disabilities, families with young children and those who have a long-term health condition. Since the end of March, 2017 the Pantou Directory has been opened up to include accessible tourism suppliers based in any country - not only those located in Europe. Suppliers may register free of charge at

Project Management: EWORX S.A., ENAT, VVA
Project Start: November 2013 to 2014. Second phase: December 2015 to March 2017. Third phase: (ENAT and EWORX), April 2017 - continuing.
Project Summary on ENAT Website
Pantou website:

European Parliament logoTransport and Tourism for Persons with Disabilities and Persons with Reduced Mobility. The scope of the study includes the state of play of accessibility in EU Member States of both transport services (local and long-distance) and tourist destinations for persons with disabilities and persons with reduced mobility (PRMs). Commissioned by the European Parliament, Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies DG Internal Policies, Directorate B, carried out by CERTH (Greece) with sub-contractors: European Disability Forum (EDF) and European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT).
Start: September 2017
Finish: February 2018
Project Coordinator/Contractor: Centre for Research and Technology Hellas / Hellenic Institute of Transport  - CERTH,  (Greece)
Project page on ENAT website

Logo Across Lombards Lands project Across the Lombards' Lands. (Project A.L.L.) The project is about creating and promoting a transnational accessible tourist product based on a common European heritage represented by the Lombards (or Longobards) who, in their migration from northern to southern Europe, played a major role in the spiritual and cultural development of Europe in its transition between Classicism and the Middle Ages.
Project Coordinator: Incipit Consulting Società Cooperativa (Italy)
Start: July 2016
Finish: January 2018
Project page on ENAT website

Project website

ATTIMO project logoATTIMO - Accessible Transnational Thematic Itineraries and InterModality. Project ATTIMO combines the idea of outdoor activities for all and cultural heritage tourism. Its main aim is developing cultural and leisure itineraries, focusing on accessibility and intermodality, building on an existing tourism offer in the area of Berici Hills, Italy and South and West Styria, Austria, combining outdoor trails and cycle routes.
Project Coordinator: TANDEM, Società cooperativa sociale integrate (ITALY)
Start: June 2016
Finish: December 2017
Project Page on ENAT website
Project website

APP TOUR YOU logoAPP TOUR YOU APP TOUR YOU is a European project funded by the Erasmus plus programme, strategic partnerships for Vocational and Educational Training (VET). It experiments with new models of training on accessible tourism and information targeted to SMEs and entrepreneurs in the field of tourism.
Project Coordinator: Tandem, Italy
Start: November 2015
Finish: September 2017

Project page on ENAT website

Project website

BRENDAIT project logoBRENDAIT. "Building a Regional Network for the Development of Accessible and Inclusive Tourism". The BRENDAIT Project is the conception and application of a pilot methodology to dynamize the transformation of a territory into an accessible and inclusive tourist destination.
Project Coordinator: PERFIL, Portugal
Start: September 2015
Finish: March 2017
Project page on ENAT Website

Europe Without Barriers logoEurope Without Barriers: Accessible Tourism Itineraries & Training (EWB). The general objective of the EWB project is to create a network of entities able to promote and sell tour packages accessible to everyone. All services will be provided in a context where needs of people with special requirements should be attended to and resolved.

Project Coordinator: Sclerosi Multipla Italia Societià Consortile ARL, Italy.
Start: October 2014
Finish: March 2016
Project Summary on ENAT Website
Project Website

T-Guide project logoT-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”. The initiative 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.

Project Manager: Akademy Nauk, Poland.
Project Duration: November 2012 to April 2015.
Project Summary on ENAT Website
T-GuIDE Project Website

EU flagEU Study: Mapping and Performance Check of the Supply of Accessible Tourism Services in Europe.

This study, which started in February 2013, involved interviews with key stakeholders, desk research and surveys to identify "best practices" across the supply chains. In addition, a new European “Tourism for All online Register” service, was set up, enabling tourism suppliers to present their accessible accommodation, venues, attractions and services.

Project Duration: February 2013 to March 2015.
Link to: Project Summary and Reports on ENAT Website
Link to: Study Report and Annexes
Link to: 15 Case Studies of Accessible Tourism Destinations

EU flagEU Study: Mapping the Skills and Training Needs to Improve Accessible Tourism Services in Europe.

The 12-month study, which started in February 2013, mapped the staff skills needs to improve accessibility and safety in the tourism services and analysed the availability of corresponding training in EU Member States as well as transferable training curricula and courses from other regions of the world.

Project Duration: February 2013 to January 2014.
Project Summary on ENAT Website
Report, June 2014.
20 Case Studies of Accessible Tourism Training

ITA Project poster imageInclusion Through Accessibility Project, Georgia.

Financed by the European Commission and project partners, the ITA project will contribute to developing a new direction in the tourism sphere in Georgia. It aims to benefit, in particular, persons with disabilities and elderly citizens and contribute to the economic development of Georgia by involving directly civil society organisations, small and medium-sized enterprises and public sector bodies in training, development and dissemination activities.

Project Manager: NGO PARSA. Tbilisi, Georgia. Partner: ENAT
Project Duration: November 2012 to October 2013. (Extension to January 2014).
Project Summary on ENAT Website

eAccessplus logoeAccess+ Thematic Network

eAccess+ is a thematic network funded under the EU Seventh Framework Programme, ICT PSP third call for proposals 2009:CIP-ICT-PSP-2009-3 Project Number: 250568.
The eAccess+ network aims to bridge the widening gap between the potential of ICT/AT and eAccessibility for people with disabilities and the ageing population on the one hand and the actual implementation of eAccessibility on the other hand.
eAccess+ is driven by 25 core members, coming from all over Europe. It is their task to involve all stakeholder groups at national level and to expand the network by recruiting a group of so called “Associated Partners”.

Lead Partner: University of Linz, Austria
Project duration: 2010 to 2013.
Project summary on ENAT Website
Project Home page: (Closed)

STEEP - Social Tourism European Exchanges Platform. The STEEP project aims at creating and developing a web‐based platform as a mechanism intended to facilitate transnational tourism particularly during the low season, and within the different Calypso target groups. It also aims to increase the competitiveness of tourism SME’s by facilitating business opportunities between intermediaries acting on behalf of clients.

Lead Partner: International Social Tourism Organisation (ISTO-OITS)
Project Duration: 1 April 2012 to 31 July 2013.
Project Summary on ENAT website
Project website:

ETCAATS logoETCAATS - "European Training Certificate - Access for All in the Tourism Sector"

Lead Partner: Vellinge Kommune, Sweden
Project duration: 2009 to 2011
Project page on ENAT website
Project Home page:
ETCAATS E-Learning course:

ATHENA project logoATHENA - "Accessible Tourism – Humans, Education, New Approaches”
Lead Partner: KAZUIST, spol.s.r.o., Czech Republic
Project duration: 2009 to 2011

Project link on ENAT website

ITTI project logoITTI - "Improving Accessibility Through Training In Tourism"
Lead partner: ŠENT Slovenian Association for Mental Health, Slovenia

Project duration: 2009 to 2011
Project page on ENAT website
Project Home page: (Closed)

CETA Project logoCETA - "Competitiveness for European Tourism for All"
Lead Partner: ENAT, Belgium
Project duration: 2009 to 2010

Project page on ENAT website
Project Home page: (Closed)

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