Archives for September, 2011

The Tourist Community of Andalusia (Comunidad Turística de Andalucía) has taken the initiative to publish a database of accessible hotels, those which are adapted to disable people. All tourists interested in the Spanish region will plan their trip easier from now on: the new initiative contributes to eliminate all barriers, including the informative ones. On [...]

La Muralla de Avila opened last Friday, September 16, an audio guide system created specifically for this monument and which is pioneer nationally. This is a new tourist information channel that combines sound and image to offer their content in an oral, written and in sign language, so it is offered as a perfect partner [...]

Triposo is the new concept of travel guides. It has the best of the Internet, its universality, and the best of personal notebooks. Jon Tirsen and Douwe Osinga, two ex-Googlers, are the creators of this new mobile travel guide, which doesn’t want to just throw out the old model, it wants to do exactly what [...]

This year, Solidarity Awards of Fundacion ONCE (in Castilla-La Mancha) have recognized the work of those who, through their efforts and commitment, contribute to building a more inclusive society. The Sephardic Museum is the first public museum that incorporated a touch tour, and this fact has deserved an award. In this century, a museum can [...]

Carmen Thyssen Museum (Malaga) opens its doors again to little adventurers wanting to explore new and old places through art and play. The name of the activity appeals to the imagination and creativity: `¡Un vistazo al Museo! Naturaleza inventada´ (‘A look at the museum! Nature invented ‘). The protagonist of the twenty-first century generation, which [...]

Can you imagine being able to see an old film superimposed on the place where it was filmed? An interesting project enables viewing footage of historical films superimposed on stage someday cotton recorded, through Google Street View. Currently the collection is not very large and is available in There and Then as a personal project of Keir Clarke, editor of Google Maps Mania. One interesting experience that gives ideas for academic work, allowing mixing passion for film with historical and geographical curiosity. On YouTube you can find many movies over 60 years, it is not difficult to find material [...]

Imagine being able to create your own turictic guide in three easy steps? It is now possible with, a site that helps plan our trips in a very simple and practical way. Just select your destination, find all the interesting things to do and, finally, download your free personalized guide. With interesting places to [...]

Since November 2009, Disneyland Resort guests with visual disabilities have had access to an audio description service available on Disney’s Handheld Device that describes visual elements of more than 20 attractions at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure parks – more fully immersing them into our attractions and storytelling. Today, we are pleased to announce that [...]