2nd Destinations for All Summit

Front cover of the tourism guide showing a hotel swimming pool with a vacant wheelchair poolsideThe press release for the announcement of the Destinations for All Summit to be held in Brussels in Autumn 2018 states, “With the Western population aging and the benefits of including disabled people in all facets of society, the tourism, culture and transportation sectors have no choice but to fully welcome and adequately serve all citizens, and to be particularly attentive to the needs of elderly and physically disabled people. … The second edition of the Destinations for All World Summit will provide the opportunity to assess progress made since 2014 and move closer to an international standard of accessibility, information sharing, practices and services for persons with disabilities.” You can read more from the press release and the guide and recommendations produced by the World Tourism Organization.