Accessible Tourism for People of Determination

Accessible Tourism for People of Determination

Educational

Almaty, Kazakhstan
15 persons
Many days
Price

0 €

Inclusion

About

Language
English, German
Excursion type
Online
Meeting point
Online
Description
Online Educational Program.
Duration: 4 weeks of training with online education, practice, and homework; 1 week for the final task.
Additional information:
The Program is intended for:
- travel professionals (tour operators, travel agents, city guides)
- those who have no experience in tourism, but have experience in the social entrepreneurship
- People of Determination who want to know how to work in the field of accessible tourism (for People of Determination the program is provided for free).
- students.

The educational program has been developed jointly with Globe4all Academy partners - experts in the field of accessibility, experienced professionals of accessible tourism.
Included in price:
Education
Consultations with experts within 1 month after the end of the program
Not included in price:
Expenses for testing facilities

Plan

01

Introduction

- why do people need an adapted tourism product (tours, excursions, hotels, transport, etc) - accessible cities, universal design (city, nature routes) - best examples and world practices in accessible tourism - basic knowledge about the means of rehabilitation, different types of disabilities - inclusion and ethics of communication - research on the accessibility and adaptation of the tourist product for tourists with different types of disabilities - social entrepreneurship, business models - legal aspect, relevant laws in the UAE and MENA Result: we will learn the basic concepts in the field of accessible tourism and the algorithm for creating an inclusive / adapted tourism product.
02

Accessibility of Hotels

- standards and design of adapted rooms for guests with special needs - accessibility of hotel areas (entrance, reception, restaurants, elevators, garden, pool, etc.) - the main mistakes of hoteliers - best examples and practices Result: we will learn how to assess the accessibility of the hotel infrastructure and correctly select hotels for tourists with disabilities, we will test 1 hotel of our choice.
03

Accessibility of Museums and Places of Interest

- ways to adapt museum programs and content for visitors with disabilities. The best examples. - testing museums for accessibility Result: 1 museum will be tested.
04

Accessibility of Transport

- adapted vehicles (cars, minibuses) - metro accessibility - taxi for passengers in a wheelchair - flights and trains - sea liners, yachts, ferries Result: we will find at least 1 adapted transportation in our city.
05

Final Task: Create an Accessible Tour

- selection of display objects - planning routes - timing - assistance Result: a ready-to-use adapted travel product (tour, excursion, or service).

Globe4all Academy

Globe4all Academy is a project dedicated to the development of accessible tourism for people with disabilities. Accessibility is very important for 1 billion people in the world living with disability. Plus, according to the UNWTO, by 2050 there will be 2 billion people over 60. According to Lonely Planet, 50% of people with special needs avoid visiting new places if there is no information about their accessibility. Globe4all helps tourists with disabilities to find more about accessibility of our planet, plan their trips, book adapted tours, inspiring them to travel. Another problem is that disabled people face difficulties with self-realization, getting a profession or a job, especially in small cities. Globe4all provide them an opportunity to learn and work as guides and accessibility experts in their cities, to create accessible travel products through inclusive digital tools.
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