The project is in full swing
- Posted by Push Adventures
- On May 20, 2022
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The Accessible Tourism Pilot Project is in full swing and has reached an exciting stage!
First, let’s cover what the project set out to achieve – which is to improve the standard of tourism experiences for the accessible travel community. Which is a pretty big task!
We started out by designing a framework to support the industry to really understand what it means to be accessible and inclusive. We then worked with state and regional tourism organisations to attract committed and engaged participants and have been working with them over the past few months.
The evaluation framework is simple, realistic and supports providers to improve the accessibility of their experiences. The next steps are to visit the ten identified Project clusters, upskilling, educating and offering immediate, medium and long term improvement opportunities.
Once the participants in these clusters have had the opportunity to implement some recommendations, we will reconnect with participants and analyse the outcomes, ultimately providing advice to achieve Austrade’s vision for Accessible Tourism in Australia.
If you’d like to learn more about the framework or the project, we’d love to discuss it with you.
Site Visits were conducted by Push Adventures and some incredible project partners in May and now we are in the final stages of the project.
We’re grateful for the support of Ryan Smith, from The Access Agency VIC, Dane Cross from Spinal Life QLD and Jackie Hicks from Sparrowly NSW to meet some of the participants onsite.