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Accessible tourism (2006)

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Accessible tourism, accessibility in Greece and accessibility plan.

Accessible tourism, accessibility in Greece and accessibility plan.

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  • 1. ACCESSIBLE TOURISM IMIC 2 February 2006 Dr. Aris Ikkos , ISHC
  • 2.
    • Disability in the World
    • Accessible Tourism
    • Accessibility in Greece
    • Accessibility Plan
    Contents
  • 3. Categories of Disabled People Wheelchair users Reduced Mobility Visual Impairments Hearing Impairments Asthma & Allergies Mental Disabilities Reading Difficulties
  • 4. Disabled, Aged & Temporarily Disabled People in Europe 12 0 mln . – 89 mln . Potential Tourists Source : Eurostat, OSSATE
  • 5.
    • Disability in the World
    • Accessible Tourism
    • Accessibility in Greece
    • Accessibility Plan
    Contents
  • 6. Disability & Tourism
    • Many disabled have medium / high income
    • Vacation Packages provided by Social Security
    • 50% of disabled would travel more if services were provided to them
    • Disabled in US (Open Door’s Organization-Harris Interactive Study)
      • By 2030 , they will increase by 30 mln .
      • In 2002 spent $13 , 6 δις in trips
      • 40% of travellers , travelled outside US : 44% to Europe : Germany (28%), Un. Kingdom (28%), France (25%)
  • 7. Characteristics of Accessible Tourism
    • Book in Advance
    • Internet / open forums
    • Total accessibility
    • Loyal customers
    • With family , friends , and/or carers
    • Travelling out of season as well
    • Accessible destinations :
      • Competitive advantage => high occupancy / prices
      • Friendly profile / use for all travellers .
  • 8. Servicing Disabled Tourists Destination Management Organisations Internet, Travel Agencies Source : OSSATE Persons with the highest level of access needs Persons with access needs Persons with all kinds of access needs Persons with low access needs Disability Organisations & Charities Specialised Travel agencies
  • 9. Natural Accessibility Barriers
  • 10. Non-Natural Accessibility Barriers & Solutions
  • 11. Non-Natural Accessibility Barriers & Solutions
  • 12. Social Accessibility Barriers
  • 13. Social Accessibility Barriers
  • 14. Economic Accessibility Barriers & Solutions
  • 15. European Accessibility Label
    • Rules
    • Standards
    • Symbols
    • Services
    Accessibility of destinations is easily compared
  • 16.
    • Disability in the World
    • Accessible Tourism
    • Accessibility in Greece
    • Accessibility Plan
    Contents
  • 17. Evaluation of Accessibility
  • 18. Do you know that the following are fully accessible?
  • 19. Accessibility in Acropolis
  • 20. Does Actual Accessibility differ from that Promoted?
  • 21.  
  • 22. Ιστοσελίδα ΕΟΤ
  • 23.  
  • 24. Ranking of Greece as an Accessible Destination in the Med
  • 25. Role of accessible tourism in reducing seasonality
  • 26.
    • Disability in the World
    • Accessible Tourism
    • Accessibility in Greece
    • Accessibility Plan
    Contents
  • 27. Methodology Solutions Source: MHI turismo Methodology Design a future Without barriers Validate a destination removing barriers Detection and elevation of the problems Extensive local examination of destination Preliminary study Contacts with the affected social groups Contacts with involved authorities and parties Acknowledgement of destination’s function PROCEDURE Improve rural environment of destination
  • 28. Accessibility Plan Source: MHI turismo Management of Plan Application Provision of Total Cost Sensitization Involved parties Identification Involved parties Short-term Objectives Long-term Design of Action Strategy COMMUNICATION TRANSPORTATION BUILDINGS PUBLIC AREAS Points of Action
  • 29. Campus accessibility map
  • 30. Accessible Historic Cities Venice
  • 31. Accessibility Plan Source: MHI turismo Consulting Proceedings Generation of Qualifications Legislation Manuals and Guides of Technical Execution Implementation of Accessibility Plan Accessibility Plan Completed Accessibility Plan Examination of Accessibility Contents
  • 32. Thank you Dr. Aris Ikkos, ISHC [email_address]

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