Presentation on “Accessible tourism in the light of the new urban tourism”
On 18 October, Veroniek Maat gave a presentation on 'Accessible tourism in the light of New Urban Tourism' during the webinar 'Accessiblity and Inclusion in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandamic' by NOUTUR (New Perspectives in Tourism and Leisure), the research group of Universidad Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). Veroniek has been working as a project manager and researcher for the New Urban Tourism research group at Inholland University of Applied Sciences since August 2022. Her expertise is particularly on tourism and inclusion, which she gained while managing her company called 'Accessible Travel Netherlands' (ATN). Via this inbound tour operator, she organised trips and services in the Netherlands for physically and visually impaired visitors from abroad. Besides developing and offering these services, she was involved in several national and international projects on tourism and inclusion.