Kéroul researches and publishes a number of reports, briefs, brochures, directories and market studies aimed at supporting and developing greater access to tourist and cultural facilities for disabled persons:
Study on the Behaviours and Attitudes of People With a Physical Disability With Respect to Tourism, Culture and Transportation in Québec
A Growth Market: Behaviours of Tourists with Restricted Physical Abilities in Canada
Kéroul, 2001 - Kéroul, 2001, abridged version 20 pages.
At Kéroul's request, this pan-Canadian study was conducted by Jean Stafford and Marcel Samson from UQAM and Caroline Roy from the polling firm, Léger Marketing.
Le Québec accessible
Kéroul with Les Guides de voyage Ulysse, 2005, 356 pages, $19,95 (+ GTS and delivery fees)
The 6th edition of the guide lists more than 1,000 establishments rated according to Kéroul's accessibility criteria which are approved by Tourisme Québec. The establishments are grouped by administrative region and the reader will find a section describing paratransit and orthopedic services available in each region.
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Le Baladeur, Kéroul
Le Baladeur - Kéroul - published quarterly, 20 pages- free copy for members- French only.
This tourist and cultural review for persons with limited physical ability covers a wide range of topics: access to transportation; lodging and restaurants; visits to cultural venues by disabled people; tips, tricks, and advice; member discounts; and the best Web sites on such topics.
Best Practices in Tourism Accessibility for Travelers with Restricted Physical Ability
Groupe de travail sur le tourisme (APEC) - Kéroul - 2003 - 90 pages - free - English version.
This study, which looked at 19 case studies in 11 economies, identifies a number of novel approaches to making tourism accessible for travelers with mobility, seeing or hearing disabilities. From these best practices, readers can draw inspiration for making their tourism sites and destinations attractive to this growing segment of this high-value tourism market. The report identifies a best practice as one that serves to: improve public policies based on what works; raise awareness of decision makers; and share and transfer knowledge, expertise and experience through networking and peer-to-peer learning.
Accčs sans obstacles
Kéroul, 2003 - 24 pages - free, French only
This brochure summarizes the main characteristics of universal access according to the Quebec Building Code and Kéroul criteria. It also reviews the legal obligations that managers of tourist and cultural facilities have regarding accessibility and the tax rebates available for making adaptations to meet the needs of people with limited physical ability.
Offrir un meilleur service, une question d'aménagement et d'accueil
Kéroul - 1997 - 104 pages - $19.95 + GST.
This guide proposes practical and inexpensive solutions allowing all types of establishments or facilities (restaurants, hotels, movie theatres, cloak rooms,toilets, etc...) to make activities of all kinds more accessible to clienteles with limited physical ability. The guide is also richly illustrated.
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L’autocar : un moyen de transport incontournable pour les personnes à capacité physique restreinte
Kéroul, 20 February 2002, 16 pages. Brief presented by Kéroul to the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications during its examination of intercity busing. The main issues on which Kéroul makes recommendations have to do with accessible facilities, space for animal helpers, availability of comfortable and accessible buses for group travel.
Agir, au lieu de réagir!
Kéroul, 17 November 2000, 27 pages. Brief presented by Kéroul before the Review Panel examining the Canada Transportation Act (CTA). Main issues treated in the brief: accessibility of Canadian transportation network; recognition of right to be accompanied by an attendant; transport by plane, train, ferry, and bus.
Accessible Quebec Search
Consult the Accessible Québec guide here!