LATVIA – Tourism
The Institute of Philosophy and Sociology (FSI) invites to the seminar «Towards more inclusive tourism: putting service design into practice», which will take place on 22 November 2022 at 11:00 (the University of Latvia – LU) at the Nature House in Sinistrum Hall. The workshop can be followed remotely.
At the seminar, local and foreign lecturers will share their experience and knowledge on how to make tourism, hospitality and leisure services more inclusive for different target audiences, including people with intellectual disabilities.
The workshop will end with an e-guide «How to make travel services more accessible for people with mental health problems?», containing recommendations compiled by an international tourism and hospitality research group and a self-assessment tool for companies to assess the accessibility of their services.
The seminar concludes a two-year project on accessibility of tourism services for people with mental health problems, implemented by LU FSI researchers in cooperation with Belgian and Estonian colleagues with the support of Erasmus+. The seminar will be held in Latvian and English. A detailed programme is available here: www.fsi.lu.lv
The event took place in the framework of the Erasmus+ project «Attentive tourism services for people with mental disorders», implemented by Pärnu College of the University of Tartu in Estonia, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the University of Latvia, Thomas More University of Applied Sciences in Belgium in cooperation with tourism service providers SIA «Zeit» in Ligatne, Pärnu Museum, etc. Dr. Ghislain Museum in Ghent.