News 28/01/2016: ETIS and Accessible Tourism

The European Commission invites you to attend its conference on 'Managing and promoting sustainable and accessible tourism destinations', taking place on January 28th, 2016 in Brussels.

At this event sustainability and accessibility are presented as complementary strategies to successfully manage and promote tourism destinations.

The purpose of this event is to:

  1. present the results of the second ETIS pilot testing phase,    including recommendations and the revised toolkit of ETIS
  2. identify policy priorities for accessible tourism in destinations, in particular focusing on accommodation, transport, attractions and customer satisfaction
  3. present a promotion strategy for Europe as a 'Sustainable Tourism Destination for All'.

As contribution to the conference Herbert Hamele, ECOTRANS e.V., will present the "GreenTravelMap Germany" - a new approach to help destinations to identify, assess and increase their sustainable tourism offer and to monitor and bring it to the market.

Around 350 participants are expected at the event - 250 for the ETIS conference and 100 for the Accessible Tourism workshop.

Concerned URL http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/newsroom/cf/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=8209
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Keywords conferences, Indicators, accessible tourism,
Target group(s) Destinations
Topics Destination Management and Good Governance