Category: Accessibility

Costa Rica Stands Out in Solidarity Tourism

Costa Rican Network of Accessible Tourism won the "Solidarity Tourism" Award in the Awards for Sustainable and Social Tourism in Ibero-America.

The Wellness Director Making the Maldives Accessible for Travelers With Disabilities

Despite its popular attractions, the Maldives is mostly off-limits to travelers with disabilities. But that's about to change, thanks to a groundbreaking accessibility initiative at Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences.

Special Tehran tour arranged for the hearing-impaired

[dropcap]A[/dropcap] guided tour has taken hearing-impaired people to several museums and historical places in downtown Tehran. Teheran was designated as an accessible tourism destination for all people by the Ministry of Tourism.

‘You can make money out of us’: the disabled people demanding more accessible travel and tourism

People with disabilities struggle to have their access needs met – so trying to organise a trip away comes with significant burdens. For Sarah Clifton-Bligh,...

Governments agree on more assistance for tourists caught up in emergency situations

More than 100 countries, international organisations and leading business groups have agreed to adopt harmonised standards for assisting tourists caught up in emergency situations. This also includes a set of recommendations relating to providing tourists with information, assistance and, if necessary, repatriation. The aim is to help to restore confidence in international travel after the pandemic.

New competition for the best European rail tourism campaign

As part of the ‘2021 European Year of Rail’, the ETC has launched a competition for the marketing campaigns that best promote rail travel as a sustainable tourism model throughout the EU. This will bring more attention to rail as a sustainable form of transportation.

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