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28/08/2021 Open to All: A Survey on Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities in Nepal's Hotels

In early 2021, IFC collaborated with the Society of Economic Journalists — Nepal and the National Federation of the Disabled — Nepal to carry out a survey to explore the preparedness of Nepal’s hotels in catering to people with disabilities.  

07/08/2021 Accessible Air Travel brochure by German Aviation Association

Accessible travel advocates in Germany, together with the German Aviation Association have updated the recommendations on accessible air travel. The only difference to the first edition is the addition of the respective Special Service Request (SSR) Codes to each disability to avoid misunderstandings.  

19/04/2021 WTTC Releases Major New Paper for Inclusive and Accessible Guidelines to Aid Global Travel and Tourism Recovery

Providing accessible travel is both a social imperative and a business opportunity.  

19/03/2021 Accessible Air Travel - Recommendations of the German Aviation Association

In the framework of the "PRM-Dialogue" which is organized by the German Aviation Association, a set of recommendations for (not frequently flying) passengers was developed. The German version was published in 2019 and the English version in March 2021.  

15/05/2018 EU Parliament Study Report - Transport and Tourism for Persons with Disabilities and Persons with Reduced Mobility

8 May 2018. This study has undertaken literature reviews, user and experts’ questionnaires, interviews and workshop surveys, analysis of EU legislation, SWOT and Multi-Criteria Analysis, identification of best practices and analyses of case studies. This has led to a mapping of accessibility across the EU Member States (identifying relevant state clusters) for three different sectors: local transport, long-distance transport, and tourism. Specific policies, research priorities and recommendations are made per state clusters and for the EU, which can enhance accessibility in each of the three sectors.  

26/07/2016 “Tourism for All - Promoting Universal Accessibility” Good Practices in the Accessible Tourism Supply Chain

To mark the theme of the World Tourism Day 2016, this booklet presents six selected case studies illustrating some of the key parts of the Accessible Tourism supply chain.  

20/04/2015 Final Report. EU Study: Mapping and Performance Check of the Supply of Accessible Tourism Services in Europe

This is the Final Report of a wide-ranging study of accessible tourism supply commissioned by the EC Tourism Unit. The study included: visitor and supplier surveys, national legislation review, expert reviews, Web-based research and analysis of accessibility information, transport, infrastructure/facilities and services. Fifteen case studies of accessible tourism destinations were carried out, identifying good practices in business and destination development.  

19/04/2015 EU Study: Mapping the Supply and Performance of Accessible Tourism Services in Europe. Fifteen Case Studies

These 15 Case Studies of Accessible Tourism Destinations were commissioned in 2013 by the European Commission as part of the research tender awarded to EWORX S.A., ENAT and VVA, examining the supply side of accessible tourism in Europe.  

15/12/2014 Guidelines and Resources for Organising Accessible Events

People with disabilities and older people are considered as an important and growing number of clients for all kind of events and meetings (about 20 % of the population today). Accommodating and supporting their needs and providing accessible services is becoming more and more a success criterion for conferences and events.  

10/12/2014 San Marino Declaration on Accessible Tourism

The Declaration which resulted from the 1st UNWTO Conference on Accessible Tourism in Europe, held on 19-20 November 2014 in the Republic of San Marino, can be read and downloaded here in English, French and Spanish.  

18/11/2014 Manual Sobre Turismo Accesible Para Todos: Principios, herramientas y buenas prácticas. Módulo I: Turismo Accesible – definición y contexto

The Manual on Accessible Tourism for All: Principles, Tools and Good Practices, is UNWTO's second handbook on accessibility and has been co-produced with the Spanish ONCE Foundation and ENAT. It features recommendations and guidelines drawn from experience, recent academic studies and international standards, as well as from technological and scientific advances that have been made in this field. This publication is currently available in Spanish only, in a digital accessible version.  

26/10/2014 A World for Everyone. Declaration from the World Summit Destinations for All Montreal, 2014

Official version of the Declaration adopted by participants at the Destinations for All 2014 World Summit, held in Montreal Canada, 19 to 23 October 2014.  

09/06/2014 Mind the Accessibility Gap, 2014, Brussels - Conference Presentations

On 6 June 2014 the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry, Tourism and Cultural Instruments Unit held a conference for tourism stakeholders where the results of three specially commissioned studies on Tourism Accessibility in Europe were presented and discussed by a distinguished panel of tourism practitioners and stakeholders. Speakers' presentations are available for download on this page in PDF format.  

08/12/2013 MENA-ENAT (Euro-Arab) Accessible Tourism for All Forum & Expo, Aqaba, Jordan 11-13 December 2013

Forum & Expo webpage with Participants' Biographies, Programme and Other Details.  

10/01/2011 Viaggiare Senza Limiti - Travel Without Limits

This book of readings by Italian and international authors was prepared in 2010 by the Italian Institute of Tourism for All in order to provide an overview of historical developments, current trends and perspectives on the future of accessible tourism. The text is in Italian and English.  

07/01/2011 European Standardisation of Accessible Tourism Services

A slide presentation with the main results of a Study on EU accessible tourism standards, by Ivor Ambrose, Pilar Soret and Carolina Vicens given at the Fundación ONCE International Congress on Tourism for All, Valladolid, Spain, 26 November 2010.  

23/01/2010 CEN Summary, Background and Proposals related to European Commission Programming Mandate M/371 in the Field of Services

Following the European Commission's Mandate/M371 this Final Report provides an overview of current and future European service standardization activities, bringing together the results of all 11 projects into an overall comprehensive analysis. The report: Summarizes the methodology and activities undertaken; Outlines the overall findings from the research and seminars, highlighting: details of standardization work already started at the CEN level; details of standardization work to start following the feasibility work and needs for future service standardization activities; Provides recommendations and conclusions, Outlines the next steps.  

22/12/2009 Opportunities and Benefits of Accessible Tourism for All: Experiences in Germany

Lecture given by ENAT Member, Dr. Peter Neumann, Department of Geography, WWU Münster, Germany.  

22/12/2009 Cooperation and Competitiveness in European Tourism for All

Presentation by Ivor Ambrose, Managing Director of ENAT, at the "Accessi Tourisme Simposium. Building Accessible Destinations", Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain.  

02/12/2009 Accessible Tourism. Good Practice Guide, Catalonia

This Guide presents a selection of 19 destinations which offer a full range of adapted tourist resources so that everyone has the chance to enjoy Catalonia's important cultural heritage, its impressive landscapes, its rich gastronomy, and even sporting activities.