Call for proposals - Design, Implementation, Promotion and Marketing of Accessible Tourism Itineraries Tourism Closed!


The objetives are:

  • To foster adaptation of tourism products and services to the needs of people with special access needs.
  • To promote equal opportunity and social inclusion of people with special access needs.
  • To improve skills and training with relation to accessibility in the tourism supply chain.
  • To help mainstreaming accessibility in all segments of the  tourism supply chain, while at the same time creating a seamless chain of accessibility in tourism.
  • To promote, market and disseminate best practices in accessible tourism.
  • To provide adequate support and guidance to SMEs.
  • To enhance  the quality and diversify the offer  of accessible tourism experiences in Europe.


The call will provide co-financing to proposals dealing with the design, implementation, promotion, and marketing of accessible tourism itineraries, allowing tourists with special access needs to fully enjoy exciting, and diverse tourism experiences which are the right value-for-their- money and on equal basis with all tourists. The results of the proposals shall be subject to a final evaluation.

The proposals will identify tourism businesses that already provide accessible services of generally recognized high quality/excellence to visitors with special access needs. In the design phase, these services will be combined to provide a comprehensive tourism experience, encompassing different aspects of travel (information, booking, accommodation, local transport, catering, entertainment, cultural visits, nature outings, etc).

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 0,95 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 22 October 2013 - 7 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Public authorities (all)

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Candidate Countries

Directorate-Generale responsible


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