Raising awareness and providing training in Accessible and Inclusive Tourism is one of the key factors to capturing and subsequently satisfying this segment of the market.
Training Initiatives of the 4 UFCD’s (Short-Duration Training Units) – 25 Hours, part of the Portuguese National Qualification Catalogue – Certified Modular Training Sessions:
Inclusive Tourism – Opportunities and Challenges
Inclusive Tourism in the Hotel Sector
Inclusive Tourism in the Restaurant Sector
Inclusive Tourism in Tourism Activities
Seven-hour awareness-raising workshops include:
Theoretical Framework on Accessible Tourism and face-to-face testimonials from people with disabilities.
Group work – role play /experience of using support products: wheelchairs, courses that involve the use of blindfolds, etc.
To conclude, a debate with participants on the importance of providing tourism resources for all.