e-Bulletin No. 26
11 July 2011
Dear <<First Name>> <<Last Name>>,
Summer greetings from Athens! Below you will find a short round-up of the latest news from the ENAT website.
ENAT Membership: short notices
- We are now posting the 2011 "ENAT Code of Good Conduct" window stickers to our members.
- Invoices for 2011 membership fees will be sent by email to new members and renewing members during the coming days.
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We wish all our readers a very successful holiday season.
Ivor Ambrose, Managing Director, ENAT. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
07/07/2011 The 2011 Edition of the EU Access City Award is Now Open for Applications
Put your city on the European map as a proactive supporter of accessibility for persons with disabilities. The second Access City Award sets out to showcase and reward cities with over 50,000 inhabitants which take exemplary initiatives to improve accessibility in the urban environment. Read how to apply for the award and use the ENAT website to promote your city's bid.
20/06/2011 Contribute to a Survey on International Travel to South Africa
Accessible tourism has been identified as a relatively untapped tourism market, which has not been capitalised on in South Africa. If you have travelled to South Africa, it would be appreciated if you could complete a questionnaire prepared by the "Urban-Econ" tourism consulting firm.
30/05/2011 The European Disability Movement Wants Freedom of Movement
From 27th to 29th of May; the 15th Annual General Assembly of the European Disability Forum (EDF) gathered the whole disability movement in Budapest. Among all the important topics, the 200 participants focused on how to make sure the European Union will guarantee freedom of movement for all persons with disabilities.
30/05/2011 UNWTO Plans New Actions to Make Tourism Accessible for All
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) is convinced that the facilitation of tourist travel by persons with disabilities is a vital element of any responsible and sustainable tourism development policy. Announcing a new tri-lateral agreement with external partners, Fundación ONCE and the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT), the UNWTO aims to provide guidance in this area to policy makers, destinations and tourist enterprises.
23/05/2011 ENAT Members, Šent and Kéroul Receive UNWTO's Ulysses Awards for Innovation in Promoting Accessible Tourism
The UNWTO Ulysses Prize and Awards are given in recognition of Innovation and Application of Knowledge in Tourism Governance. ENAT warmly congratulates Šent, the Slovenian Association for Mental Health and Kéroul, Canada on each receiving this prestigious award for their innovative work.
12/05/2011 Ecuador Accessible Tours 2011
Ecuador Highlands and Amazon Tour. 'Ecuador for All' will operate 'comprehensive' and 'relax' tours during several dates in 2011. If you are a person who enjoys visiting new places and locations, getting to know new cultures, interacting with people and admiring breath-taking landscapes, this is the best tour for you to discover two of the most amazing locations (Andes and the Amazon) in a safe and fun way.
The Economist 3rd CSR Conference. People with Disability and the Right to Inclusion: What is the Role of Anthropocentric Companies?
Athens, Greece. 27/09/2011. The Economist magazine, in association with the National Confederation of Disabled People in Greece, organises the 3rd Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility, addressing themes of Employment, Regional Development, Tourism, Information Technologies, Sports. ENAT's Managing Director Ivor Ambrose is among the line-up of guest speakers.
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