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ENAT Projects Portal

This page gives access to information and websites about ongoing or completed projects managed by ENAT or where ENAT is a partner.

Go to list of current ENAT projects.

Go to list of past ENAT projects.

Go to list of more Projects and Good Practices (not only ENAT projects)

New Proposals

If your organisation is preparing a European or transnational project proposal in the field of accessible tourism, you might like to consider including ENAT as a partner.

ENAT can bring European added-value to your proposal with:

  • The ENAT multi-stakeholder, international members' network
  • Experts and knowledge of good practices on a wide range of subjects
  • Dissemination throughout the project life-cycle via the ENAT website or a dedicated project website
  • Event organisation
  • Evaluation, research, studies, surveys
  • Proposal design: preparation, writing and editing. 

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 Current ENAT Projects

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)

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: Septenber 2017
Finish: December 2019
Project Coordinator: Public institution Panevezys Labour Market Training Centre - Lithuania.
Project page on ENAT website

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

 Past ENAT Projects

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: Lebanon Tourism 4 All

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


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 needs, 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. Contact ENAT for further details.

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 logoAccessible Transnational Thematic Itineraries and InterModality (Project ATTIMO). 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:

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
Project Home page:

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:

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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