Action plan for development and improvement of tourism offer for blind and visually impaired persons

In line with the overall objective of the project which is to create preconditions for the development of tourism and enhancement of joint tourism offer in the targeted cross-border area by expanding it to visually impaired and blind persons, a study of the current situation in West Backa District and Osijek-Baranja County along with recommendations for future development was conducted.

The Action plan provides research methodology, identifies policy applicable research findings and proposes recommendations for the creation and improvement of tourism offer for blind and visually impaired in the cross-border area of West Backa District and Osijek-Baranja County.

The research methodology includes desk research of the relevant documents, in-depth qualitative semi-structured interviews with officials and members of associations of blind and visually impaired persons in twenty towns (ten in Croatia and ten in Serbia), as well as survey of family members, friends and professionals accompanying persons on touristic travelling in the same twenty towns.

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Action plan for development and improvement