Archives for “touristic”

Thanks to an agreement between the FAD and BCD, two pioneer institutions in promoting design in Catalonia, the Barcelona Design Festival has been born. This is a large event which aims to make Barcelona the international capital of design. This initiative is supported by Barcelona City Council as well as several other institutions and private [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

For the fourth consecutive year FAAM (Almeriense Federation of Associations of People with Disabilities) has filed Accessibility Guide to the beaches of the province. A resource that has been developed through the collaboration of twelve coastal municipalities, which have been present at the check points described in the guide accessible. These consistories also include in [...]

Just published a new release of NEW TREND MEDIA WATCH, published by the European Travel Commission on technological aspects and trends in consumption. Is a publication full of flashy headlines that try to certify that it is becoming more common use of new technologies for travel. Also, technological barriers anlizan facing trurística industry. Such as [...]

Museums up one of the cultural and leisure areas most visited, especially during tourist trips and vacations. They are also an increasing number of museums that offer a wide range of educational and cultural activities for all ages that need to be able to access all those hard of hearing, whether or not to use [...]

In the Reina Sofia Museum people with disabilities will be a special social group of reference in all their actions, as recorded by Bill regulating the Museum approved by the Congress of Deputies. The facilities and premises as well as channels and media, including virtual communication and interaction with the public and general programming and [...]

Cordoba became a virtual museum

From Wednesday June 1 until 4 June, the most emblematic squares and streets of Cordoba become a suggestive and original art gallery through the exhibition Córdoba Universal Museum, a pioneer experience in Spain that virtually recreates through projections eleven of the most important paintings of world history. Art and new technologies come together in this [...]

The City of Plasencia (Cáceres) has opened the first Museum Typhlological of Extremadura, a space that, in addition to educational and artistic goal, aims to facilitate access to culture and heritage to all people, regardless of their sensory, especially to the visually impaired. This museum, located at the Centro Cultural Las Claras, enables blind people [...]

Málaga expands accessible tourism

People with hearing and visual dissabilities  will have guidebooks which are interpreted to the sign language and subtitled. A touch plane located at Marina Square will be the starting point of the five accessible tourist routes. These routes can be downloaded by QR integrated technology at the touch as well as from the web [...]

On 8 April the draft Citilab Tourism Knowledge attended a meeting of Innovation in Tourism & Sport, a working group within the framework of the European Region Research and Innovation Network was founded in January 2011 which aims to identify and stimulate initiatives innovation, tourism and cultural and historical heritage in different regions of Europe. [...]

Hearing Augmented reality by Lizondo

Can you imagine being able to walk through the center of Madrid while accompanying through your mobile device the recorded voice of Pedro Almodovar’s explaining his favorite bars commemorating the Madrid scene? Miguel Lizondo has not only imagined that but was also is convinced that something like that could pick anyone, locals and tourists. So [...]

“Impulsados” project, promoted by the region of the Jacetania and French Aspe valley, has launched the website, a new web which aspires to become a resource for tourists planning to visit the territory and the inhabitants. The launch of this portal is one of the biggest bets of promoting this project that promotes the [...]