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WTD Presentations and Speeches
September 26th, 2016
By Ivor Ambrose, ENAT.
September 27th, 2016
By Ivor Ambrose, ENAT
September 27th, 2016
14:45h ‐ 15:00h
By Anita Mendiratta
UNWTO Recommendations on Accessible Information in Tourism (2016)
UNWTO Recommendations on Accessible Tourism for All (2013)
Accessible Tourism for All: An Opportunity within Our Reach (2016)
|Highlights of the 1st UNWTO Conference on Accessible Tourism in Europe (2014)
UNWTO and the Government of San Marino jointly organized the 1st UNWTO Conference on Accessible Tourism in Europe. Drawing together policy makers, tourism destinations, the private sector and civil society, this landmark event addressed challenges in advancing quality, sustainability and competitiveness within the tourism sector through universal accessibility.
|Manual on Accessible Tourism for All: Public-Private Partnerships and Good Practices (2015)
The first tangible outcome of a fruitful collaboration between UNWTO and the ACS Foundation features the inclusion of both cultural and natural heritage assets into the accessible tourism value chain as well as the technical knowledge necessary for making tourism infrastructures and attractions accessible to all.
|Manual on Accessible Tourism for All: Principles, Tools and Good Practices, Module I: Definition and Context (2014)
UNWTO's second publication on universal accessibility has been co-produced with the Spanish ONCE Foundation for social inclusion of people with disabilities and the European Network for Accessible Tourism - ENAT. Module I analyses different aspects of universal accessibility related to tourism, the profile of its direct and indirect beneficiaries, as well as the competitive advantages and economic opportunities that accessibility entails.
Manual on Accessible Tourism for All: Principles, Tools and Good Practices, Module II: Accessibility Chain and Recommendations (2015)
|Manual on Accessible Tourism for All: Principles, Tools and Good Practices, Module III: Principal Intervention Areas (2015)
Principles, tools and best practices,co-produced with the ONCE Foundation and ENAT, highlights the necessary actions that need to be undertaken in order to make the universal accessibility in tourism a reality. These actions should result from an overall policy framework and specific strategies fostering Accessible Tourism which are being discussed in this module.
Manual on Accessible Tourism for All: Principles, Tools and Good Practices, Module IV: Indicators for Assessing Accessibility in Tourism (2015)
|Manual on Accessible Tourism for All: Principles, Tools and Practices, Module V: Good Practices of Accessible Tourism for All (2015)
Principles, tools and best practices, co-produced with the ONCE Foundation and ENAT, provides an overview of case studies and good practices which have proven a successful implementation of universal accessibility in different spheres of tourism, such as promotion, market research, travel agencies, transportation, accommodation, training & capacity building and destination management.
- Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
- European Commission - Accessible Tourism
- ENAT European Network for Accessible Tourism
- Fundación ONCE
- The Center for Unviersal Design
- UN Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) of the United Nations
- UNWTO Programme for Ethics and Social Responsibility
- World Health Organization Programme on Disability and rehabilitation