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The Expansion of a Scheme About ACCESSIBILITY in Tourism at the Cultural Sector

  • Eleni ChalkiaEmail author
  • Evangelos Bekiaris
  • Maria Panou
  • Matina Loukea
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9178)

Abstract

Accessibility in the tourism domain is already and will be even more in the following years a “must”! Thus, ACCESSIBILITY PASS is an evaluation and certification scheme which has been developed with the scope of evaluating, clustering, analyzing and certifying the accessibility level of a hotel or a conference center taking into account its infrastructure, its offered services and its personnel’s certified skills. This paper will explore the possibility of expanding ACCESSIBILITY PASS in the cultural domain buildings like museums, concert centers, etc. where accessibility is very important and it already implemented, but not widely evaluated or certified.

Keywords

Accessibility Disabilities Tourism Infrastructure Evaluation Certification Culture Museums 

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eleni Chalkia
    • 1
    Email author
  • Evangelos Bekiaris
    • 1
  • Maria Panou
    • 1
  • Matina Loukea
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Research and Technology HellasHellenic Institute of TransportThessalonikiGreece

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