Accessible tourism

  • Project idea information

    Priority

    Environment and culture responsible Danube region - Increase competences for business and social innovation - Foster sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage and resources - Support environmentally-friendly and safe transport systems and balanced accessibility of urban and rural areas - Improve institutional capacities to tackle major societal challenges

    Project Idea Promoter
    (name of the institution)

    Institute of Social Innovations

    Needs and challenges
    (Needs, main problems or challenges to be addressed)

    Modern society is increasingly aware of the concept of integration of people with disabilities. A greater understanding of the accessible tourism market has been promoted through research performed by the European Commission where a stakeholder analysis h

    Objectives
    (main and specific objectives to be achieved)

    - New and increased knowledge and skills of entrepreneurs and staff in tourism industry;
    - Enlarging number of customers (mainly with special needs) and their higher satisfaction;
    - Enhanced interest in social innovation and improved creativity, compet

    Main results and core outputs

    Strategies, case studies, training methodology etc.

    Main foreseen activities

    The project aims to develop and test training curriculum, methodology preparation, sharing information and training realization of tourism managers and staff competences in order to make them ready to welcome guests with special needs. Project activities

    Innovative character of the project idea

    The ACE project is innovative as it is focusing on a new topic which is still not dealt in most countries systematically. The majority of tourism services providers are not taking into account its suitability for (social) accessible tourism. Tourism provi

    Estimated Total Budget
    (in EUR)

    2.500.000

    Estimated duration
    (in months)

    36

  • Partners involved at this stage

    ERDF Partners

    Regional Authorities, University, NGOs, ICT, Chambre of Commerce

    IPA Partners

    NA

    Associated Strategic Partners

    NA

  • Partners requested

    ERDF Partners

    Germany, Austria, Romania, Bulgaria: Local and Regional self-government, public institutions, destination management companies, Agencies for tourism development, RDAs and development agencies, Chambers, Universities, social innovators, research centres, U

    IPA Partners

    All IPA countries: Local and Regional self-government, public institutions, destination management companies, Agencies for tourism development, RDAs and development agencies, Chambers, Universities, social innovators, research centres, Universities, touri

    Associated Strategic Partners

    NA

  • Contact Person

    Name

    Jiri Danes

    Address

    Divadelni 4, Brno

    Country

    Czech Republic

    Telephone number

    E-mail address

    Is the applicant the project's potential Lead Partner?

    If not, is the potential Lead Partner already being chosen?

Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)