Mind the Accessibility Gap: Rethinking Accessible Tourism in Europe Published on: 06/05/2014, Last update: 19/06/2014
|Event date:||06/06 > 06/06/2014|
Building Carlemagne - Room De Gasperi
Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 170 - 1000 Brussel - (Belgium)
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The conference presented the economic potential of accessible tourism, the choices and preferences of people with special needs, the state of the current supply of accessible tourism services, the skills and training needed.
This conference built on the results of a study "Economic impact and travel patterns of accessible tourism in Europe" launched by the European Commission, with the financing of the European Parliament.
It also looked at how tourism operators and especially SMEs can reap the potential of this market which still today remains vastly under-served. Because making tourism more accessible is a social responsibility, but also a compelling business.
A ceremony for the European Excellence Award for Accessible Tourism. took place at the end of the event:
Live Web-Streaming is available at the following URL: