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Future international standard on accessible tourism for all

From the initiative of the ONCE Foundation, the Spanish Association for Standardization (UNE) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the first working meeting for the development Continue reading the story...

Seminar on accessible tourism

PHILIPPINES: Stakeholders in the tourism industry, transport sector, tour guides and other concerned sectors in the region will convene on Tuesday, November 15, in Zamboanga City Continue reading the story...

Accessible tourism has a long way to go in India

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As Kerala joins the rest of the world to celebrate World Tourism Day with the theme ‘Tourism for All — Promoting Universal Accessibility’ on Tuesday, Continue reading the story...

Accessible tourism will benefit everyone: UN officials

Noting the obstacles that persons with disabilities or those with other access requirements face in taking advantage of fundamental aspects of travel, senior United Nations officials Continue reading the story...

Thailand to host World Tourism Day 2016 on accessible tourism

Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok will host World Tourism Day 2016, which has the theme of “Tourism for All: Promoting Universal Accessibility”, according to the United Continue reading the story...

Accessible Tourism, theme of World Tourism Day 2016

MADRID: Tourism for all: people with disabilities, senior citizens and families travelling with small children, and sooner or later all citizens will appreciate the advantages of Continue reading the story...

MACOHA demands accessible tourism

MALAWI: Employees of the Malawi Council for the Handicapped (MACOHA) have demanded accessible tourism for persons with disabilities to make tourist destinations accessible. The failure to align Continue reading the story...

Brazil unveils actions to promote accessible tourism

RIO DE JANEIRO: Interim Tourism Minister, Alberto Alves, and Embratur president, Vinícius Lummertz, will join a press conference this Thursday (8 September) at 10 am at Continue reading the story...

Accessible Tourism in Nepal – Sep 22 – Oct 8

Explore Himalayas: Wounded Heroes Trek to Nepal is to encourage “Tourism for All”.  The Wounded Heroes Trek is tied to the UN Year of Accessible Tourism Continue reading the story...

Accessible Tourism for All: Creating an Accessible Tourism Environment in Malta

The Minister for Tourism Dr Edward Zammit Lewis and the Parliamentary Secretary for Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing Dr Justyne Caruana, addressed a Continue reading the story...

DOT, NCDA push for accessible tourism for persons with disabilities

TACLOBAN CITY, LEYTE, PHILLIPPINES: The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA)  and the Department of Tourism are pushing for accessible tourism for persons with disabilities  as Continue reading the story...

International conference on accessible tourism, travel, culture and recreation in Israel

The Access Israel’s 4th Annual International Convention on Accessibility as a Leverage for Businesses and Organizations focusing on accessible tourism, travel, culture and recreation will be held Continue reading the story...

ILO Launches Red Sea Accessible Tourism Competition 2016

CAIRO: In order to attract visitors who have disabilities to the Red Sea and raise awareness on the value of employing persons with disabilities in the Continue reading the story...

Nepal urged to promote accessible tourism

KATHMANDU, NEPAL: Tourism experts have urged Nepal to tap its immense potential by promoting “accessible tourism”- the fastest growing business opportunity in the tourism industry to Continue reading the story...

Accessible tourism industry in Central Luzon sought

ANGELES CITY, PHILIPPINES: The National Council for Disability Affairs (NCDA) and Department of Tourism (DOT) pitched for a tourism industry in Central Luzon that caters to Continue reading the story...

Cyprus focuses on accessible tourism

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) is preparing an action plan aimed at providing accessibility to people with disabilities to enjoy their holidays in Cyprus, opening the Continue reading the story...

Department of Tourism gears up for accessible tourism

PHILIPPINES: The Department of Tourism-Western Visayas is gearing up for accessible tourism awareness program for persons with disabilities  in all tourism facilities and destinations in the Continue reading the story...

International Conference on Accessible Tourism in Georgia

BATUMI, GEORGIA: The 2nd International Conference “Accessible Tourism for Economic Development and Social Responsibility” will be held on November 21-24  2014 in Batumi, Georgia The aims of the conference Continue reading the story...

UNWTO Conference on Accessible Tourism in Europe

Policies and measures to promote universal accessibility in tourism will be at the center of the 1st UNWTO European Conference on Accessible Tourism, jointly organized by Continue reading the story...

DESA Forum for Accessible Tourism and Sustainable Development for All

WASHINGTON, DC: Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) in collaboration with the UN Office for South-South Cooperation and the Organization of American States (OAS) plans Continue reading the story...

International Conference on Accessible Tourism

The 5th International Conference on Accessible Tourism (ICAT) 2014 organized by Beautiful Gate Foundation for the Disabled, will be held on December 4-7, 2014, at MBPJ Continue reading the story...

Lack of accessible tourism costing economy billions

Researchers at the University of Surrey have found that the European tourism sector is losing out on as much as €142 billion every year due to Continue reading the story...

Seminar on accessible tourism held

PHILIPPINES: The National Council on Disability Affairs in partnership with the Department of Tourism held a “Regional Forum on Accessible Tourism for Person with Disabilities” and Continue reading the story...

VisitEngland launches national marketing campaign to promote accessible tourism

In the spirit of Olympic and Paralympic legacy, VisitEngland launches a national marketing campaign aimed at championing and improving accessible tourism in England, a sector worth Continue reading the story...

Philippines to hold forum on accessible tourism for persons with disabilities

QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES: In line with the Government’s thrust of promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the tourism industry and other Tourism-related programs of Continue reading the story...

Spain promotes accessible tourism

MADRID: Madrid has a standing commitment to tourism for all, as illustrated by the 6th Accessible Tourism Guide to Madrid. This publication offers up-to-date, detailed information Continue reading the story...

UNWTO approves accessible tourism recommendations

The UNWTO recommendations on “ for All” (2013) have been approved and endorsed by the General Assembly. Updated from the 2005 version, the recommendations Continue reading the story...

European Commission publishes a call for proposal to support the development of accessible tourism itineraries

With a will to promote equal opportunities and social inclusion, as well as quality tourism offer, the European Commission has published a call for proposal to Continue reading the story...

New accessible tourism program launched in Scotland

Making tourist services more accessible to persons with disabilities, young children and older people could generate £325million a year for the economy, according to Tourism Minister Continue reading the story...

Disability rights advocates push Cebu to adopt accessible tourism program

CEBU: Advocates for the welfare of people with disabilities are pushing Cebu to adopt a “barrier-free tourism” program to provide more opportunities to people with disabilities. Adela Continue reading the story...

Accessible guided visits to Museum boosts accessible tourism in Spain

MADRID: In addition to the services and facilities designed to enable the public to visit the museum at their own pace, the Reina Sofía Museum also Continue reading the story...

Georgia to host conference on accessible tourism

The upcoming conference on “Accessible Tourism – for social inclusion and economic development” that will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia on July 17, 2013. The host of the conference Continue reading the story...

New website launched to promote accessible tourism in Malta

MALTA: A new web portal has just been launched with the aim of providing information to help people with disabilities enjoy a holiday in the Maltese Islands. The Continue reading the story...

Accessible Tourism Initiative for Indonesian with Disabilities

A recently introduced special tourism tour initiated by a local NGO working with people with disabilities has proved that physical and sensory limitations could not limit Continue reading the story...

VisitEngland announces new marketing campaign to develop and promote accessible tourism

VisitEngland unveiled plans for a national marketing campaign to promote accessible tourism in England next year. The national tourist board will work with five destinations to Continue reading the story...

Accessible Tourism forum tackles inclusion of persons with disabilities in Philippines

DAVAO CITY: The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) has tackled rights-based and other major issues during a regional forum Thursday on Accessible Tourism for Persons Continue reading the story...

Foundation launches mobile phone short film competition on accessible tourism in Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: Beautiful Gate Foundation for the Disabled (BGFD) recently launched its Mobile Phone Short Film Competition on Accessible Tourism at Jaya 33, recently. The Foundation’s Executive Continue reading the story...

First South East Asia Conference on Accessible Tourism 2012

The first South East Asia Conference on Accessible Tourism (SEACAT) 2012 organized by Beautiful Gate Foundation for the Disabled, will be held on November 23-26, 2012, Continue reading the story...

International networks to collaborate to improve accessible tourism

Two leading organizations in the fields of sustainable tourism and accessible tourism have agreed to collaborate on new initiatives to improve the quality of tourist destinations Continue reading the story...

Accessible tourism needs a boost in Antigue & Barbuda

ANTIGUA ST. JOHN’S: Head of the Centre for Disabilities Emelda Wade wants to see the government do more to boost “disability tourism” in Antigua & Barbuda. She Continue reading the story...
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