Disability And Social Disability

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A destination that is accessible for tourists will also be accessible for residents, with commensurate benefits in social engagement, health outcomes and economic benefits (WHO, 2007; Darcy and Dickson, 2009). The social model of disability views disability as a product of the disabling environmental, social and attitudinal barriers that compound a person’s impairment and prevent their participation in society. The model implies the removal of disabling barriers serves to improve the lives of PWD, giving them the same opportunities as others (Dacrcy and pegg, 2011). Zenko and Sardi (2014) discussed issues around how tourists with disabilities are often poorly integrated, even in the advanced societies. Also, TWD need more innovative management of tourism organizations to enrich their social responsibility (SR). Darcy (2010) implicated the relations to understanding and meeting the challenges of ageing and disability related issues and the social sustainability of the global accommodation sector. Françoso, et al. (2013) stated that promoting the social inclusion of people with physical disabilities or reduced mobility can be improved through producing semantic maps easily presenting information about accessibility devices. In Europe the International Social Tourism Organization (ISTO) illustrated that social tourism was born as an ethical demand; with the right to work, humans also have the right to rest and leisure (Zenko and Sardi, 2014). Generally, seven types of
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