Portugal First to Win Accessible Tourism Award

Posted on September 13th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Europe, Tourism, September 13 2019  PORTUGAL: Portugal is the first country to receive the “Accessible Tourism Destination” award from the World Tourism Organisation (WTO), which recognises the effort in promoting accessibility. “Portugal is the only country to have received this distinction, which is awarded for the first time this year by WTO in partnership with […]

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Film Partnership Focuses on Accessible Tourism in Scotland

Posted on September 3rd, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

SCOTLAND: A Glasgow-based manufacturer of accessible vehicles has been working with a leading German broadcaster and a tour operator on an initiative that supports disabled tourism in Scotland. ZDF has filmed at many venues, including Edinburgh Castle Allied Vehicles Group teamed up with TV company ZDF and Schottland fuer Alle (Scotland for All) to showcase how accessible […]

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ASEAN Summit Focuses on Inclusive Tourism Development

Posted on June 29th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Asia-Pacific, Tourism, June 29 2019 BANGKOK: ASEAN’s tourism objectives filtered through during last week’s high powered ASEAN summit in Bangkok with a call for renewed commitment to pursue sustainable, inclusive and balanced tourism development. That was the key takeaway as far as tourism was concerned according to comments made by the ASEAN Tourism Association president, […]

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Dubai to Host First Summit on Accessible Tourism

Posted on June 28th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Middle East, Tourism, June 28 2019 Dubai will host the inaugural ‘Accessible Tourism International Summit’ on 5th-6th November at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The summit is held under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive […]

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Barbados Tourism Minister Looking to Improve Island’s Accessibility for Disabled Tourists, Locals

Posted on June 10th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Americas, Tourism, June 10 2019 Kerrie D. Symmonds, Barbados’ minister of tourism and international transport, told TravelPulse on Thursday that the island is looking into several initiatives to make disabled tourists more comfortable on vacations, while also improving the quality of life for its disabled locals. As part of Caribbean Week New York, which was organized by […]

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The First Jerusalem Conference of Accessibility in Ancient Cities of the World

Posted on May 13th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

  Events, Middle East, May 13 2019 Event details: Jerusalem, Israel, September 8 – 10, 2019 The conference aims to share insights and experiences on the following topics: Accessibility in Cities of the Ancient World Personal Perspectives, Theory, Accessible Tourism for People with Disabilities, Residence in Ancient Cities, Innovation and Technological Support for Accessibility, and […]

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Organization in Kerala Works to Promote Accessibility in Eco-Friendly Destination

Posted on April 23rd, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

The Thenmala Eco-tourism Promotion Society is an effort to encourage the visually – impaired and hearing-impaired to visit Thenmala and make the state 100 per cent disabled-friendly. Away from the chaos of the city lies Thenmala, the eco-tourism destination which is also one of the first eco-tourism destinations to have introduced the braille brochure for… […]

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New Partnership to Provide Tailored, Accessible Holiday Packages  

Posted on April 8th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Tourism, April 8 2019 Handiscover announces its partnership with Travel-For-All, the Premiere Accessible Travel Agency in North America which provides tailored-made accessible holiday packages for people with disabilities or specific requirements. Travel-For-All specialises in tours to some of the most exotic destinations in the world such as Cuba and Africa, with full capacity to arrange accessible flights, […]

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Global Campaign to Encourage More Support for Airline Passengers with Intellectual Disabilities  

Posted on March 18th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Europe, March 18 2019 Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, announced it has launched a global campaign to improve awareness and use of the DPNA Special Service Request (SSR) code, which can be used by travel agents, among others, to alert airlines when a passenger has intellectual or developmental disability and needs assistance. Team Jordan […]

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EU Launches 2020 Edition Of European Capital of Smart Tourism Awards  

Posted on March 8th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Europe, News, Tourism, March 8 2019 BRUSSELS: The European Capital of Smart Tourism is a European Union initiative which recognises outstanding achievements by European cities as tourism destinations in four categories: sustainability, accessibility, digitalisation as well as cultural heritage and creativity. EU Smart Tourism Capitals logo 2020 It aims to promote smart tourism in the […]

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