Design for All | Inclusive Tourism Essay

Darja Tokranova

“Inclusive Tourism” Essay for Design for All Course

 Darja Tokranova

HCI Master Program, Institute of Informatics, Tallinn University, Estonia


As a person who travels a lot I have had very different experiences during my trips. Traveling usually has a variety of aspects which can ether complicate life or, on a contrary, make it a lot more easier. Considering the fact that even a healthy and fully capable person sometimes gets confused, mislead and mistaken during the trips, it isn’t hard to imagine how challenging the traveling process can be for someone with disabilities.

My personal experience of traveling both with and without disabled person makes it easy to compare both cases and reflect on a certain issues that I have faced during those trips.

Here’s when a term of “Inclusive Tourism” comes into the game. Inclusive, or, accessible tourism is ongoing trend that aims on tourist destinations, accommodations, attractions…

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