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Accessible tourism - are you missing out on an important market?
Accessible tourism or inclusive tourism = Visits enjoyed by people with physical, sensory and cognitive impairments and others with accessibility requirements.
Accessible tourism is a huge market. There are aspirations to make the UK the most accessible tourism destination in Europe by 2025. The opportunity for growth is significant. Disabled visitors stay longer and spend more than other visitors.
Easier than you might think
Plenty of help and support available
Quick, cheap and easy ways to improve your accessibility:
Top 10 tips for inclusive tourism:
How to welcome people with dementia:
Guidance on welcoming people with hearing loss:
Supporting people with sight loss:
Practical tips on how to welcome people with autism
A comprehensive guide on how to promote your accessibility:
Create and publish your own accessibility guide
Communicating with disabled people:
Euan's Guide is a disabled access charity best known for EuansGuide.com, the disabled access review website. They also run the UK"s largest Access Survey, offer other useful information and have some excellent blogs.