Recording at Het Smaaksalon, Hasselt for a video linked to the project 'Accent Gastronomy'

Recording at Het Smaaksalon, Hasselt for a video linked to the project ‘Accent Gastronomy’

The video is recorded at Het Smaaksalon in Hasselt, with the collaboration of PXL-research, Inter and students of PXL-media. We’ve been recording two parts in our video, the first part is about ‘how not to handle people who are visual impaired’ and the second part is about ‘how not to handle people who are auditory[…]

Panel discussion

The program is presented in Barcelona

Accent Gastronomy was presented to the Catalan tourism sector on the 12th December at the Casa del Mar in Barcelona. About 80 businesses participated in a complete educational session celebrated to commemorate the International Day of People with Disabilities. During the session good practices were also presented. Accent Gastronomy is an opportunity for Catalan businesses[…]

Hello Bruges - guiding tours

[VIDEO] Case study – Accessible guiding tours in Bruges

One of the pilot projects or case studies in Flanders is “Hello Bruges”. During two guided tours, one for hearing impaired and one for visually impaired people, official tour guides (powered by Gidsenkring Brugge vzw) interacted with deaf and blind people. The tour was composed especially for this purpose: several culinary and ‘sensorial’ locations and museums in Bruges[…]

Accent Gastronomy logo

Project logo

The project logo is ready. The ladle in the logo stands for gastronomy, but also for generosity: it is a homely signal that you always can have some more. Vibrations emphasize the enhanced experience that the project promotes. Vibrations can be visible, hearable and palpable – they appeal to many of our senses.

Sheffield Hallam University

Project meeting

The partner organisations are gathering in Sheffield for a second project meeting on 12-13 April 2016. We will inform each other of the ongoing activities and discuss the actions and planning for 2016. We have a lot of information to share and exchange, so we’re looking forward to meeting each other!