European Union - TRAN Commission Public Hearing on "Seasonality and Accessibility"

On 5th September in Brussels theTask Force for Tourism of the European Commission will meet on inciuon in tourism

 

Ferrara, September 2nd, 2013 - in the strategy of the European Commission, Tourism is one of the most important items on which will develop investments in the next seven years 2014/2020. Accessible Tourism is one of these strategies from the beginning. Therefore, is very important the realization of this public hearing of the TRAN Commission - Transport and Tourism -, which will take place on September 5th at the European Parliament, to address the topic "Seasonality and accessibility. Ideas for developing tourist offers of European destinations and for increase the accessibility of tourist services". The European Commission in fact, expected in Accessible Tourism the engine of development and increase of individual states turnover, estimated at a potential growth of 15%.


Among the protagonists of the debate, authoritative representatives of the European Institutions, like Brian Simpson, President of the Transport and Tourism Committee and from Carlo Fidanza, vice president of the task force for tourism. Among the experts invited to address these issues Roberto Vitali, President of Village for all - V4A®and Cristina Nunez of NECSTouR.


Roberto Vitali, expressed great satisfaction: "I am happy because theparticipation in  a so relevant European event, represents a clear attestation of respect and credibility for their work from V4A® since 2008. Both from the point of view of the constant pursuit of quality of tourism for all, both in the promotion of a culture of autonomy and independenceonly an adequate information can guarantee a "everybody holidays", as says our payoff. The event of September 5 is a tangible sign of interest from the European Institutions which I hope will be followed by a commitment also by the italian Ministry of Tourism, to which I remember that the Accessible Tourism is not only a duty to protect the rights of citizenshipbut also the possibility of opening a market sector estimated in 15% of the value of tourist GDP (PIL) of every EU Country, including then Italy".

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