Jordan opens to Accessible Tourism with V4A
1° FORUM Accessible Tourism for All MENA-ENAT (Euro-Arab)
Almasalla Arab Travel Portal News – By Ashraf El gedawy – Ferrara – It will take place from 11th al 13th do December at Aqaba in Jordan (Red Sea) the First Forum & Expo “Accessible Tourism for All & Jordan Tourism 4 All” born from the Arab-European cooperation MENA-ENAT.
The event is organized by ENAT, Jordan MICE & AQABA Special Economic Zone Authority-ASEZA in collaboration with the Jordan Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities, and under the of HRH Prince Ra’ad Bin Zeid, Lord Chamberlain to His Majesty the King, Chairman of the Higher Council for the Affairs of Persons with Disabilities (HCD) & Chairman of Forum Higher Committee with the contribution and support of V4A®.
This will be the first opportunity to meet and share experiences on the European and Arab accessible tourism. The Forum will host several sessions which will be discussed about the accessibility training, the promoting the development of tourist destinations accessible Arab, the analysis of the dynamics, trends and market challenges of Accessible Tourism in preparation to attract this sector of the tourism market in the Euro-Arab.
The event is aimed at managers, professionals and technicians in the tourism sector, administrations and NGOs.
During the course of the meeting will be presented the Manifesto "Red Sea EURO-MENA Accessible Tourism for everyone" and will be inaugurated the Regional Office Amman (MENA – ENAT) from the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB), with the objective to serve as a link between all partners EURO-MENA, including V4A®, to develop a common strategy for accessible tourism in the region and to promote the ‘universal accessibility;
“An initiative that V4A® has decided to support from the beginning", said Roberto Vitali, President V4A® "this Euro-Arab Partnership Platform aims to exchange policies and practices at the forefront with the creation of a strong local partnership for the development of V4A® in the MENA region which today constitutes a market of 56million people with disabilities and special needs who may come on vacation in Italy and Europe, as well as the disabled Europeans can make their holidays in these new and interesting destinations, that open now on accessible tourism”.
More information on the ENAT website by clicking here.