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Barrier-free Tourism

Barrier-free Tourism

What is behind the term in recent years was the term accessibility, especially in the context of anti-discrimination campaigns to the keyword. Since then the accessibility finds its way into more and more areas of everyday life. The hotel Portal hotelreservierung.de explains what this expression is and why it is becoming increasingly important in tourism. In the Disability Equality Act (BGG), the word accessibility is used as a general term for the equality of disabled people in everyday life. Since accessibility is a synonym for Justice and equality.

“Why the expression but does not, as often assumed, with the word disabled” can be equated, explains the hotel lexicon of hotelreservierung.de. The original meaning of accessibility is that people should be independent of their physical condition able to be able to independently manage and built facilities enter all demands of everyday life. This applies not only to disabled people. Pregnant women, wounded, Seniors or people with small children are facing in everyday life often barriers. Accessibility should ensure public facilities and buildings, but also in the private household, allowing all freely and independently to move. In addition, a claim on modern facilities and services arises from accessibility. To ensure this claim plans, interior design and architecture of plants and hotels, as well as animation, leisure and drinks and menus adjusted in the tourism needs of affected people. Five-tier minimum standards for barrier-free tourism since 2005.