All abilities trek to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko - Australia's highest peak

All abilities trek to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko - Australia's highest peak
All abilities trek to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko - Australia's highest peak - © Jennifer Johnson 2008

Saturday, September 25, 2010

New Zealand’s First Accessible Tourism Conference





Sandra Rhodda and the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute are hosting New Zealand’s first accessible tourism conference on Monday 4 October

Conference speakers include:
Diana Palmer:            Information on Disability Education Awareness Services (IDEAS), NSW, Australia.  Diana has just returned from a Blakeney Millar Churchill Fellowship in North America, Europe, the UK, and parts of Asia, where she studied developments in Access Tourism 
Kathy Olsen:   Director of Squiz NZ, an expert in web accessibility
Minnie Baragwanath:           Auckland City Council.  Minnie will discuss Access developments in Auckland around RWC2011, including the creation of an accessible business toolkit as part of the business readiness programme
Bill Forrester: Travability Australia, Inbound Tourism and Access Tourism

Those registered to attend so far include representatives from industry training organisations, the NZ Automobile Association, Air NZ, local governments, national and international non-governmental organisations, tourism operators, tourism travel agencies, tourism industry sector organisations, the Department of Conservation, regional tourism organisations, business development agencies, development consultants, access assessment agencies, and academics.

For a full program see:

We wish Sandra and the NZTRI all the best.

Photo 1:          Blogger and Fiona at the conference city Auckland in 2005
Source: unknown tourist who took our photo!


Photo 2:          Craig Kennedy from AccessAnything showing the off the beaten access track New Zealand style

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