Last week, we carried out a sensory impairment awareness training session with staff and volunteers of Sheffield Manor Lodge. The participant learnt about the different needs of customers with visual and hearing impairment and how to provide better, more accessible and inclusive customer service, focusing on customer welcoming, serving refreshments and guided tours. Participants commented that they learnt “a number of[…]
On 6th April, we carried out a sensory impairment awareness training session with undergraduate tourism and hospitality students at Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield. The students learnt about sensory impairments and how to provide better, more accessible and inclusive customer service. They also looked at some good practice examples of accessible tourism products and learnt about[…]
Inspiring restaurants and pubs in creating a better experience for clients with disabilities and families, that is the main goal of the “Wij Gastvrij” hospitality campaign. The Visit Flanders campaign is based on the insights that were distilled from the Accent Gastronomy project. The launching event on February 2nd 2017, containing a “brunch in the[…]
Accent Gastronomy was presented to the Catalan tourism sector on the 12th December at the Casa del Mar in Barcelona. About 80 businesses participated in a complete educational session celebrated to commemorate the International Day of People with Disabilities. During the session good practices were also presented. Accent Gastronomy is an opportunity for Catalan businesses[…]
The project logo is ready. The ladle in the logo stands for gastronomy, but also for generosity: it is a homely signal that you always can have some more. Vibrations emphasize the enhanced experience that the project promotes. Vibrations can be visible, hearable and palpable – they appeal to many of our senses.
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Welcome to the project website of the European project ACCENTGASTRONOMY. Find out more about the project on the About page or through this Blog page. You can find details about the project partners on the Partners | Contact page. The Login section is private. The main language of the website is English. However, the Toolkit section contains[…]