A meeting was held by the International Social Tourism Organisation (ISTO) working group on Accessible Tourism with 15 members participating from 8 different countries on Thursday 4 November.
Countries participating during the Working Group meeting: Belgium, Canada, France, Italy, Macedonia, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland.
Digital accessibility was the focus of the meeting, to ensure that websites are easy to access online for everyone no matter their abilities or type of disability. Under this topic, different issues were discussed such as:
- Digital standards
- Flexibility in information access
- Easy access to a website in general
- Communication tools
- Specific aspects to consider for each sector on their website
The meeting also discussed the challenges people face when accessing websites, as well as possible solutions to them. In addition, the Working Group meeting also helped spread the word about the upcoming events that ISTO and each member will be holding in the coming months.
ISTO members are welcome to join this Working Group at any time, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org!