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This section outlines the publications or other national and international documents on accessible tourism, as well as references to specialised entities that we believe to be of interest and which contribute to improve tourism resources for all.

Guides and Handbooks:

Best Practices Guide to Accessibility in the Hotel Sector, Portuguese Tourist Board, 2012

Best Practices Guide to Accessibility – Active Tourism, Portuguese Tourist Board, 2014

Accessible Tourism Handbook, Lisbon for All, Lisbon Chamber of Commerce, 2016

Accessible Tourism Management Handbook, ENAT, 2017

Construction Methodology for an Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Destination, BRENDAIT Consortium, 2017

Other documents:

The dynamics of the involvement of people with disabilities in tourism activities, Eugénia Devile, dissertation submitted to the University of Aveiro as part of the requirements for a Doctorate in Tourism, 2011

Economic Impact and Travel Patterns of Accessible Tourism in Europe – Final Report, European Commission, 2014

“Tourism for All - promoting universal accessibility” - Good Practices in the Accessible Tourism Supply Chain, World Tourism Organization, 2016

Tourism for All. The concept of accessible hospitality, Leonor Mendonça, 2017

Rules and Regulations:

Decree Law 163/2006 of 8 August, to set out the accessibility requirements of public and residential buildings.

Bibliographic Databases:

ENAT (European Network for Accessible Tourism) Library

UNWTO, World Tourism Organization Library

Turismo de Portugal Library