Since Lonely Planet recommended Transylvania as one of the best places in the world to travel in 2016, Romania has become a travel destination on the bucket list of many tourists. As far as people with special needs are concerned, the question arising is: Has the travel and leisure industry in Romania adapted to this growing market? The answer is yes, Romania has changed in mentality and some of the tourism logistics have improved. Yet, accessible tours should be made with the support of local travel companies.
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The EU-Funded Vocational Training Project, APP TOUR YOU, aims to give managers of small and medium-sized tourism businesses the know-how and skills to develop accessible offers and experiences for their customers by improving their management practices, customer care, information and their facilities.
Magnus Berglund, Disability Ambassador at Scandic Hotels, a chain of over 230 hotels in the Nordic and Central European regions, speaks about access to Pantou Blog.