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Date: 27/06/2017 (10:00 › 14:00)

Location: Brussels

Learning and training in ‘Tourism for All’ are under the spotlight at this EU Conference organised by the APP TOUR YOU partnership, to which HOTREC has been partner since October 2015.

All tourism sector actors and stakeholders are welcome to learn about the on-line open learning course developed by APP TOUR YOU.

The conference will share training experiences and review the learning and skills requirements for accessible, inclusive tourism services, with contributions from the European Commission, tourist boards, businesses, trainers and accessible tourism experts.

Presenters will focus particularly on the business advantages of addressing inclusion and accessibility in tourism, as a way to improve the quality and sustainability of businesses and destinations. 

All participants are invited to a Networking Buffet Lunch from 13:15 to 14:00 hours.

Date:             Tuesday 27 June 2017, from 10:00 to 13:15 hours, followed by a buffet lunch.

Venue:           BTC Belgian Development Agency, "Espace Jacqmotte", Rue Haute, 139.  1000 Brussels, Belgium

Main topics:   ‘Tourism for All’, eLearning and training for Tourism SMEs and Accessible Tourism Destinations.

Language:     English

Registration is obligatory: Go to Online Registration Page  

Registration closes on 22nd June 2017.

Please note that costs related to travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the participant.

Draft programme:

The partnership invites:

  • Small and medium-sized tourism enterprise owners and managers
  • Public sector tourism agencies and organisations at national, regional and city/local levels
  • Representatives of associations of people with disabilities and other advocacy groups
  • EU and international institutions and associations related to the tourism sector
  • Politicians and decision-makers at local, regional, national and EU level 
  • Academic experts, researchers and students in tourism.