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As a Pantou Accessible Tourism Supplier, you are most probably a "de facto" service provider for the growing "Silver Economy".

The EU-funded SENIOR ECO-NECT project invites you to add your business to the interactive map of suppliers in Europe who cater for seniors - in all aspects of tourism, linking to sport, healthy ageing, social care and other areas of the silver economy.

Being visible on the map will give you access to many potential partners in the silver economy and connect you to business incubators and networks at regional, national and European levels.

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CulTourData is offering tourism SMEs one-time grants of Seven thousand EURO to finance innovative projects with "creatives" and data experts.

The aim is to give tourism SMEs in EU Cultural Capital cities the opportunity to enhance the quality of their offers and strengthen the visitor economy though the creative use of data.

To be eligible for this Call:

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ENAT would like to know your opinion!
Please take a few minutes to answer the ENAT User Survey for members, past members or non-members.

Pantou suppliers and tourists who consult Pantou are particularly asked to give feedback.  

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17/11/2022 (news), 13.11.2022. The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki celebrates its 60th anniversary with an exhibition showcasing milestones over the course of those years.

With smart and interactive displays, the show takes visitors on a visual journey of the museum’s evolution, showing its connection to the city, its forays abroad, some of its greatest acquisitions, major shows and other landmark moments. 

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With over 345,000 electric vehicles (EVs) and in excess of 650,000 plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) on UK roads at the end of October 2021, it’s fair to say the nation is adopting the transition towards a cleaner means of travel. But how accurately does this represent the relationship between EVs and those with accessibility requirements?

A guide, by the company Autotrader gives those with accessibility requirements a comprehensive breakdown of how to make the most of your EV experience.

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Pantou suppliers and other tourism providers in rural and natural tourist destinations are invited to take part in this free Training Webinar organised by ENAT.

The webinar will present results of the ACCESS IT project, financed by the European Union ERASMUS+ programme, with partners from Belgium, Bulgaria, Italy, Poland and Spain.

UPDATE, August 2022

This Webinar, given by four of ENAT's tourism professionals and researchers, presents an introduction to the training tools of ACCESS IT, with examples, including "How to" Guides and an Interactive Self-assessment Tool for businesses to measure their progress.

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The European Commission has engaged Valdari Vicari and Associates (VVA) to establish a working group of tourism sector organisations and experts who have examined consumer reviews and ratings as used across a range of online market places featuring tourist accommodation services.    

A draft document has now been produced on "Principles and recommendations for Good Practice in online consumer reviews and ratings".

The Principles are intended for providers of online marketplaces offering bookings, comparison shopping services, online meta search engine, reviews and ratings for all types of accommodation situated in the European Union. They should be seen as guidance to providers on best practices. They should however not be seen as legal guidance.

Tourism stakeholders are invited to:

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In connection with Europe Day, under the auspices of the Portuguese Government, and with the collaboration of the Slovenian Government, H2020 IMPACTOUR Project is proud to announce the ReDiscover Europe Workshop, providing an unique opportunity to discuss the role of sustainable Cultural Tourism in today’s Europe in a post-COVID era.

The workshop will be online, free of charge with mandatory registration.

Link to Registration page

Do not miss this opportunity to stay tuned with Europe’s Cultural Tourism challenges. 

NOTE: Theme 2 (starting at 12:35 Central European Summer Time - CEST).

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By Pantou registered supplier, Algarve Senior Living

At a time when large sections of the tourism industry are reeling from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we'd like to share some positive experience from a part of the sector that shows resilience and significant success: the long-term accommodation market.  

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The UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and partners (Fundacion ONCE and ENAT), are asking administrations, destinations and companies, which have successfully incorporated accessibility in their COVID-19 mitigation measures, to share their stories through the questionnaire “Accessible Tourism Champions”.

Answer the UNWTO survey and share your story about combatting COVID while ensuring accessibility.

UNWTO and partners, will recognise the most outstanding and inspiring tourism providers by publishing their stories.  
Go to this link to Access the questionnaire

UNWTO Publications

Download these two publications free of charge from the UNWTO website: