NCDA and DOT hold “Seminar on How to Handle Persons with Disabilities in the Tourism Industry”

May 12, 2015

In line with the Government’s thrust to promote the National Tourism Development Plan (NTDP) among duty bearers and stakeholders, the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) and the Department of Tourism (DOT) Central Office and its Regional Office in Bicol, jointly conduct the said forum on May 14, 2015 at the Oriental Hotel, Taysan Hill, Sto. Niño Village, Legaspi City.

The seminar aims to teach frontliners in the tourism/business industry on how to deal and handle customers with disabilities, such as those with orthopedic, hearing and visual impairments, among others. The frontliners include front desk officers/personnel in hotels, restaurants and similar establishments; transport operators and other public conveyance utilities; and tour guides, among others. Other participants include officials of the government who spearhead the implementation of the tourism industry in the region, representatives of disabled organizations and the media.

During the seminar, experts in handling persons with disabilities will deliver lectures and demonstration on basic courtesies, handling their needs, and such other necessities required by their customers.

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2 Responses to “NCDA and DOT hold “Seminar on How to Handle Persons with Disabilities in the Tourism Industry””

  1. Misty Barilla on May 13th, 2015 2:47 pm

    do you have similar seminar on How to Handle Persons with Disabilities for the drivers and dispatchers in our public transportation?

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  2. Nerisa Molina on November 17th, 2015 2:02 pm

    I am currently doing a research/thesis and I would like to know how do you handle pregnant women who have physical and intellectual disabilities throughout the pregnancy period and after that? Do we have any disability laws for them? Your response is highly appreciated.Thank you

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