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Accessible Tourism a Priority for Greece

Ensuring accessibility in tourism and improving the services offered to people with disabilities are key for the development of Greece’s tourism product, Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said.

Two Alonissos Beaches to Become Wheelchair Accessible

Two beaches on Alonissos will soon get special ramps, parking facilities and wheelchair-friendly boardwalks, the island's municipality announced.

Greek Beaches to Offer Accessibility via Ramps by 2018

Beaches across Greece will be fitted with boardwalks and sea ramps by next summer, according to the Greek Social Policy Bureau.

Greece Celebrates World Tourism Day 2016, Spreads the Word about Accessibility

On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, Greek tourism figures give their messages to mark the importance of Accessible Tourism and the creation of environments that can cater for the needs of all of us.

World Tourism Day 2016: UNWTO Says ‘Tourism for All!’

In his official message to the global tourism community for World Tourism Day 2016, UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai underlines the importance of accessibility in tourism.

National Disability Group Wants Access to Greece’s Sites, Monuments

Greece’s national disability association is calling on the government to ensure that people with disability have access to all of the country’s archaeological monuments, cultural sites and related services

Greece’s National Disability Association Calls for Accessible Tourism

Ensuring accessibility in tourism through legal, structural and social reforms will contribute greatly to the expansion and promotion of the country’s tourist product, the National Confederation of Persons with Disabilities (ESAmeA) said in a letter with proposals it sent to...

Greece4all, Grekland Panorama Back Accessible Tourism

Grekland Panorama and the Greece4all online platform will collaborate to jointly plan, organize and implement actions that will promote specialized or theme oriented forms of tourism in Greece to the Scandinavian public.

Athens, Greece, To Host International Health Tourism Conference In 2015

Greece will host a three-day international conference on health tourism in Athens during 11-14 March 2015.

San Marino To Host 1st UNWTO European Conference On Accessible Tourism

Policies and measures to promote universal accessibility in tourism will be at the center of the 1st UNWTO European Conference on Accessible Tourism, jointly organized by UNWTO and the Government of the Republic of San Marino on 19 November 2014.

Greece Focuses On Accessible Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Confederation of Disabled People (ESAmeA) will work together so that persons with disabilities will have equal access in cultural life, recreation, leisure and sport.

Health Tourism Integration Conference To Be Held In Athens, Greece

Greek professionals from eight health tourism segments will come together with sector-supporting industries in the upcoming Greek Health Tourism Integration Conference, scheduled to take place next month in Athens.

Pantou: EU Website With Greek Name Launched For Accessible Tourism

Travelers with a disability will now find it much easier to discover places to go and things to do – comfortably and safely - thanks to the new European Accessible Tourism Directory “Pantou” that connects holidaymakers and suppliers.

Accessible Tourism Recommendations By The UNWTO

Today, 3 December, is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and the UNWTO has released its recently updated Recommendations on Accessible Tourism.
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EDEN Greek Finalist Marathon Honored By Greek Tourism Ministry

The Greek Tourism Ministry on 16 July honored the Municipality of Marathon for recently receiving the accolade for top sustainable tourism destination in Greece for 2013 in the European Commission’s “European Destinations of Excellence” (EDEN) project.
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Marathon, Attica, Wins EDEN Award

The Municipality of Marathon of the Region of Attica was recently awarded the European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) 2012/2013 accolade, which this year focused on accessible tourism.