I Plenary National Accessible Tourism


Under the World Disability Day, Yesterday the Deputy Ombudsman and Ombudsman tourist CABA, José Palmiotti, next to accessible tourism expert Mr. Alejandro López (Tourism Network of Argentina) and Congresswoman Cornelia Schmidt Liermann carried out the "First National Plenary Accessible Tourism – New Challenges of Accessible Tourism ".

This type of tourism is focused on ensuring the full inclusion of people with disabilities tourism as well as those with reduced mobility (older adults, pregnant women, Families with young children, among others).


It was developed in the room 1 Annex of the Chamber of Deputies, to more than 140 people, professionals, officials of tourist destinations around the country, business area, non-governmental organizations in the field of disability, national government officials, provincial and local, universities and students career related to tourism.


The plenary was developed in order to visualize the new challenges that lie ahead in terms of tourist accessibility and thus ensure full access to tourism for people with disabilities. The topics discussed were:


  1. Development of tourist accessibility.
  2. regulations, whether national, provincial and / or municipal in the destinations.
  3. Statistics, marketing and tourism promotion.
  4. Funding for tourism SMEs.
  5. Education and training for professionals.
  6. Accessible tourism.

To begin the Plenary, Joseph took the floor Palmiotti, Lopez and advisor to the deputy Lierman, who agreed on the need to work, develop and promote accessible tourism to integrate all those who wish to enjoy the city and country. Then, proposals for the development of public policies that promote inclusion and shared experiences on accessibility in certain destinations or tourist service companies raised. To end reflected on the need to continue creating these spaces for debate and proposals. A) Yes, it was concluded to develop a new plenary in 2019.