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Reunion:The Saga du Rhum participates in the Journées Nationales Tourisme & Handicap (national days of tourism and disables)




Tuesday, February 11, 2014, the Saga du Rhum won the Regional Trophy Tourisme & Handicap in the category "large structures", on the occasion of the Accessibility Awards 2014. The museum, which is now in contention for the national trophy whose results will be announced on May 6, participates 5 and 6 April 2014 the 8th edition of Journées Nationales Tourisme (national days of tourism and disables)
 
Saturday 5 and Sunday, 6 April next, nearly 219 French tourism professionals will open their doors as part of Journées Nationales Tourisme. The opportunity to highlight developments and actions made ​​for the reception of persons with disabilities, who represent 10% of the population.
 
Conducted in partnership with the Ministry of Handicrafts, Trade and Tourism, the Ministry of Culture and Communication, the Agence Nationale pour les Chèques Vacances (ANCV), the Réseau National des Destinations Départementales (RN2D), and the Journées Nationales Tourisme allow people with disabilities, and their families and friends, to discover places of vacation and recreation accessible to all.
 
The aim of the workshop is to present and to identify more precisely the infrastructure can accommodate people according to their disability (hearing, mental, motor and visual): hotels, museums, restaurants, leisure centers, tourist offices castles, botanical gardens, educational farms...
 
For two days, the Saga du Rhum open its doors to people with disabilities.
 
On the program of Saga du Rhum on Saturday 5 and Sunday, April 6, 2014:
 
·         Free access to the museum for the carrier disabled person - Price reduced to his companions;
·         Visit in French Sign Language (LSF) on booking with the help of the Sourds.re association;
·         Multi-sensory tours to suit all on the weekend.
 
Since 2012, the Saga du Rhum is labeled Tourism and Handicap for four deficiencies. The trail is accessible to people with reduced mobility. On site, magnetic loops are made ​​available to the hearing impaired. The deaf can also use a visit to French Sign Language (LSF).

Label Tourisme & Handicap
Only consistent means of identification, Tourisme & Handicap label was created at the initiative of the State Secretariat of Tourism in May 2001. It offers the guarantee of a suitable home and meets the demand of people with disabilities who want to choose their holiday, grow, have fun, go alone, with family or friends, wherever they like, as the whole world. Nowadays, more than 5,300 sites and accommodation are labeled.


Source: actu.reunion.fr



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