This conference was a joint event combining a conference on the European Tourism Indicators System (ETIS) and a workshop on accessible tourism.
Around 350 participants were present at this event, entitled 'Managing and promoting sustainable and accessible tourism destinations', 250 for the ETIS conference and 100 for the Accessible Tourism workshop.
At this event sustainability and accessibility were presented as complementary strategies to successfully manage and promote tourism destinations.
The purpose of the event was to:
1. present the results of the second ETIS pilot testing phase, including recommendations and the revised toolkit of ETIS
2. identify policy priorities for accessible tourism in destinations, in particular focusing on 3. accommodation, transport, attractions and customer satisfaction
present a promotion strategy for Europe as a 'Sustainable Tourism Destination for All'.
The conference was held in Brussels (Belgium) on 28th January 2016.
European Tourism Indicators System for sustainable destination management