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25 & 26
April 2018


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Innovations for the Future of Independent Living

  • Visitors attend the Naidex show with caption: Europes's largest and most established event for the disability sector
  • Robotic hand giving a helping hand with caption: Shows like this are helping to push the boundaries - Matthew Warnes, Grandcare
  • Amputee man running in the hills with caption: 30% more visitors compared to 2016
  • Image of a tablet screen with caption: Discover the technology that is revolutionising independent living

Exhibitor Name: NATIVE Hotels and Accessible Tourism
Stand Number: 7088

Native Hotels and Accessible Tourism is an NGO paying particular attention to ensuring communication thanks to a revolutionary website accessible for all users. And providing the hotels of its network with new accessible devices and solutions. Signage packs and door signs in Braille, designed with Puntodis, to help the visually impaired navigate through the hotel, its rooms and bathrooms. Deaf guests have access to vibrating watches with alerts and messages in case of fire, knocks at the door and other situations.

They have promoted in the south of Morocco a wheelchair to ride a camel in the desert for guests of the Kasbah Dar Daïf. Hotels can also use avatars with welcome and practical messages in international sign language, magnetic key information in QR code for blind and impaired vision users, the great service Chef´s Voice to offer the menu to impared vision clients at the restaurant, including a filter of intolerances, and and much more NATIVE has recently launched its new online platform offering a very high level of accessibility, in 6 languages. can be surfed without seeing the screen, touching the keyboard or talking to the computer. Simply by blowing on the microphone, making a sound or by touching any key if we have a Parkinson´s. Each blow is a click on the mouse. NATIVE is promoter, tester and partner of the InSUIT technology for web accessibility. Including soon the first accessible booking engine online equipped with a dual system of accessibility, AvailRoom. 

About 400 million people can not find information on a website because 99% of them are not accessible for blind or impaired vision users, colour blindness, arthritis, quadriplegia and other limitations.

NATIVE is an active member of the European Network for Accessible Tourism ENAT. Ambassador of ENAT for the GSSD 14 Global Summit of United Nations in Washington.

NATIVE is Finalist for the World Travel and Tourism Council `Tourism For Tomorrow Awards 2017`, to be held in Bangkok, April 26.

NATIVE is an NGO looking for a global partner to expand its systems worldwide.


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