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September 2020.

Tourism for All news items to help inform and support business looking to improve accessibility


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TFA's August mini travel intentions survey has positive news

Tourism for All's latest mini survey of disabled travellers shows a keen return to travel with over half having taken a break since lockdown restrictions eased

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Mike Adams CEO of Purple has three quick accessibility wins

Mike Adams, CEO of Purple, explains how to easily improve accessibility and create a marketing differentiator post-Covid

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Award winning Hoe Grange on how it is adapting post Covid

In a new case study, Tourism for All supporter Hoe Grange shares how it has adapted post Covid including achieving VisitEngland's Were Good To Go Award

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Robin Sheppard urges hotels to celebrate accessibility

TFA Ambassador Robin Sheppard writes in The Caterer; traditional thinking around accessibility and disability has been about mitigating rather than celebrating

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TFA's new June 2020 survey shows pent up demand for travel

Active disabled travellers are keen to return to day trips and UK holidays post lock down; customer service is more important than coronavirus measures

New VisitBritain data values Purple Pound at £15.2bn

Accessible tourism market spend increases - inbound trips alone have grown by +7% in volume and +25% in value over the last 8 years

Tourism for All statement on Covid-19

Tourism for All remains open to help individuals and businesses who need help during this crisis.

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Deafblind UK inputs into TFA's training courses

March 2020. Disability charities work with Tourism for All to provide specialist sections for its industry-endorsed training courses

Tourism for All appoints six industry Ambassadors

February 2020 Sir Tom Shakespeare, Bernard Donoghue, Robin Sheppard, David Battersby, Jeanette Ramsden and Mark Lewis join Tourism for All as Ambassadors

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New RIBA book asks whether we are achieving inclusive design

December 2019. Tourism for All asked Julie Fleck, author of the new RIBA book on inclusive design, about current best practice and what more needs to be done

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