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e-Bulletin No. 22
27 August 2010



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A request from ENAT Member, Dr. Peter Neumann
Dear colleagues,
We've just started a project about accessible wine tourism for a federal state in south-west Germany. The first step will be a short benchmarking study.
Do you know about any interesting case studies/ good practices, tourism strategies or already bookable tourist packages in the field of accessible wine tourism?
Thanks in advance!
Best regards
Peter Neumann
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NeumannConsult, Stadt- und Regionalentwicklung / Design für Alle
Alter Steinweg 22-24, 48143 Münster, Germany
www.neumann-consult.com
neumann@neumann-consult.com

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There are currently two Open Calls for Proposals published by the European Commission DG Enterprise Tourism Unit:
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Ivor Ambrose, Managing Director, ENAT.     Email: enat@accessibletourism.org

Clippings from the ENAT Website

News
Launch of the EU ACCESS CITY Award.  The European Commission announces the launch of “Accessâ—ŹCity Award”, the first European Award for Accessible Cities. This annual award aims to highlight the European cities that are taking the most effective and innovative action to improve their accessibility for disabled citizens.
Read more...

New EU Passengers' Rights Campaign Takes Off.   This summer the European Commission has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of passengers' rights. This campaign sets out to make all air and rail passengers aware of what rights they enjoy under European legislation and how to make use of them. ENAT is an Official Partner of the Campaign. 
Read more...

Members' Forum
European River Cruising - Using the Rules of the High Seas to Avoid Accessibility. Started by Bill Forrester. 
We have spent a lot of time taking the airlines of the world to task over their apparent lack of respect for travellers with disabilities, but they are not the only travel related industry that is seemingly paying little regard to the sector. One of the fastest growing tourism activities is the European River Cruising phenomenon...
Read more....  and post a Comment!
Statistics on Disabled Travellers, Europe and worldwide. Started by Nicolas Marchal. 
As a newly created travel agency and Tour Operator dedicated to disabled travellers, I can not find any resource on statistics about this item... 
Read more... and post a Comment!

Events

4th Workshop "Pre-BITS World Congress", Ferrara, Italy. 1 September 2010.  
As a forerunner to the BITS World Congress, this workshop on Accessible Tourism is being organised by Emilia-Romagna Region, APT Services and Bureau International du Tourisme Sociale, in collaboration with the Association Village for All. 
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Redesigning Tourism. Conference on Market Potential for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Berlin, 15 September 2010.  
The third German conference of the "Design-for-All" series addresses how this approach can help tourism and travel businesses improve the visitor experience and thereby enhance their market share and business profitability.
Read more...  

Easy Access. International seminar for accessible tourism, Finland,  15 to 16 September, Hyvärilä, Nurmes, Finland. 
The theme of this two-day international seminar is the marketing of accessible tourism and its development.
Read more...

See All ENAT Events (September to November 2010)

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