Home > Proceedings of the Summit > Tourism

Tourism

Session 1 - International strategy panel 

Global networking for accessible tourism: Challenges and possibilities

Article of Bill Forrester - The disabled travelers guide to the Galaxy

Article of Jean-Marc Mignon - global networking for accessible tourism

 

Session 2 - Case study and analysis

Regina Cohen, Architect 

Inclusive tourism: Accessibility and inclusion in Brazilian cities

Powerpoint presentation

Article

 

Mukthar Al-Shibani, Architect, President-GAATES 

King Abdul Aziz road development project - Applying Universal Design principles to support Haj pilgrims

Powerpoint presentation

 

Feng Xu, Shandong University 

Risk analysis of tourist industrial development for the resource-exhausted cities in transition process.

Powerpoint presentation

 

Lalita Sen, Ph.D, Texas Southern University 

Accessibility as the missing link in religious tourism

Powerpoint presentation

 

Session 3 - Accessible cities #1

Pilar Soret Lafraya, Fundosa Accesibilidad S.A., Spain

Accessible world heritage cities in Spain

Powerpoint presentation

 

Jason R. Mischel, Esq., Windels, Marx, Lane & Mittendorf, LLP, New York, USA

The politics of accessibility in New York City

Powerpoint presentation

 

François Racine, École des sciences de la gestion, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

Do the new Montreal public spaces meet the test of universal accessibility?

Powerpoint presentation

 

Florence Paulhiac-Scherrer, École des sciences de la gestion, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

Universal accessibility in action: Does Quebec urbanism favorise the mobility in time and space for people in handicap situations?

Powerpoint presentation

 

Francesc Aragall, President, Design for All Foundation, Spain

The Cities for All succeed as tourist destinations

Powerpoint presentation

Article

Session 4 - Accessible Travel

Charles (Bud) Darr, Senior Vice President of Technical and Regulatory Affairs, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)

Accessibility on today’s cruise ships

Powerpoint presentation

 

Kiji Hideto Kijima, Japan Accessible Tourism Center, Japon

Travel opportunity for all: Accessible tourism travel agency research in Japan 2012

Powerpoint presentation

 

Kristof Steegmans, WeTravel2, Belgique

WeTravel2: Safe, trendy and up-market travel package deals to exotic destinations for permanently or temporarily disabled travellers

Powerpoint presentation

 

Penny Hartin, World Blind Union, Canada 

Have dog will travel, travelling with a guide dog

Texts of the presentation

Session 5 - Accessible cities #2

 Nathalie Roussel, Victoriaville city, Canada

Accessible Municipality Network: Mobilization and development for inclusive services in the heart of Quebec municipalities

Powerpoint presentation

 

Patrick Paulin, Victoriaville city, Canada

Municipal Engagement and Accessibility: Durable Development for optimal "Citizen experience"

Powerpoint presentation

 

François Larsen, Directeur de la Direction recherche, éducation-coopération et communications, Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse, Québec, Canada 

Universal accessibility in Quebec supermarkets and pharmacies

Powerpoint presentation

 

Andréanne Mailhot, Institut Nazareth et Louis-Braille, Canada; Isabelle Cardinal, Société Logique, Canada

Facilitate outdoor travelling for all: Visual impairment-based universal accessibility criteria

Powerpoint presentation

 

Session 6 - Accessible destinations #1

Jordi Secall, Catalan Tourist Board, Espagne

Tourism for all in Catalonia

Powerpoint presentation

Texts of the presentation

 

Pieter Ghijsels, VisitFlanders, Belgium

In Flanders Fields - Heading for an accessible holiday destination

Powerpoint presentation

 

Hervé Guillon, Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau; Marie Yahiel, Paris Region Tourist Board, France

Paris region: A worldwide destination for all!

Powerpoint presentation

Texts of the presentation

 

Ross Calladine, VisitEngland, United Kingdom

Developing and marketing access for all in English destinations

Powerpoint presentation

 

Session 10 - Accessible destinations #2

Judith Cardenas, Cancun Accessible Company, Mexico

Cancun and Riviera Maya a destination for all

Powerpoint presentation

 

Martin Rivard, Les Chalets U, Canada

Designing, operating and outlook for vacation homes with universal accessibility: The Chalets U case study

Powerpoint presentation

 

Roseanna Elizabeth Tudor, Barbados Council for the Disabled, Barbados

Fully accessible Barbados: Gateway to access in the Caribbean

Powerpoint presentation

Texts of the presentation

 

Session 11 - Outdoor Activities #1

Liz Ferguson, Hostelling International-Canada-Pacific Mountain, Canada

Life-changing experiences made possible via adapted wilderness adventures at youth hostels (travel accommodation) in the Alberta Rocky Mountains

Powerpoint presentation

 

Marie-Josée Blanchette, Fédération des pourvoiries du Québec; Laure Durand, Kéroul, Canada

Accessibility at outfitters

Powerpoint presentation

 

Session 17 - Technology and Tourism for All

Roberto Vitali, Village for all – V4A®, Italy

NATIVE Hôtels Accessibles. Plateforme avec double accessibilité web W3C

 

Delphine Labbé, Université du Québec à Montréal, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation, Canada

Mobile applications to identify facilitators and environmental barriers: analysis of content and usability in the presence of cognitive or communicative deficiencies

Powerpoint presentation

 

Tatiana Alemán Selva, PREDIF, Spain

Mobile applications and other available technologies to promote accessible tourism in Spain

Powerpoint presentation

 

Pilar Soret Lafraya, Fundosa Accesibilidad S.A., Spain

Smart destinations are accessible

Powerpoint presentation

 

Session 20 - Sports et stades accessibles

Jani Nayar, SATH, USA

Games, events and accessibility

Powerpoint presentation

 

Amy Pothier; Jesse Klimitz; Susan Ruptash, Quadrangle Architects Limited, Canada

Accessibles stadia

Powerpoint presentation

 

Session 22 - Hôtels

Anastasia Kalou, Athens–Attica and Argosaronic Hotel Association, Grèce

A roadmap towards inclusive destinations, “Tourism for all – Inclusive hotels” an initiative by the Athens–Attica and Argosaronic Hotel Association

Powerpoint presentation

Article

 

Sandra Neill, dessinatrice, Associate Lemay; Michel Lauzon, architecte, partenaire, Lemay, Canada

Mount Stephen Club and Hotel Complex, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Powerpoint presentation

 

Michael Sicher, HIGH ROLLERS & roomchooser.com, Autriche

An accessible hotel room wherever one wants to go

Powerpoint presentation

Article

 

Virginie Capitaine, Kéroul, Canada

Encouraging tourist accommodation managers to develop the accessibility of their facilities - Academic research results

Powerpoint presentation

 

Session 32 - Parcs et activités de plein air

Christian Bagg, Alberta Tourism Parks and Recreation, Canada

Push to open nature in Alberta parks: Fostering outdoor recreation for all through access, inclusion, and collaboration

Powerpoint presentation

 

John Kenwright, Paks Victoria, Australia

Going to wild places I could only dream about

Powerpoint presentation

 

Jan Olijve, Americas Freedom Sailor, États-Unis

America's Freedom Sailor, North America's first Universal Design tall ship

Powerpoint presentation

Article

 

Sonya Jakubec, Mount Royal University, Canada

Mental health and well-being impacts of inclusive park experiences on adults with disabilities and their caregivers

Powerpoint presentation