Rabontu Cecilia Irina


The development of tourism as a whole consists of the development of all the existing tourism categories in an economy, including tourism for people with disabilities. We adress this issue given the fact that the number of people with disabilities is increasing and those willing to practice tourism are growing. These aspects constrain tourism service providers to adapt their infrastructure to be accessible to all categories of people with disabilities; whether we talk about people with hearing, seeing or talking problems, with locomotory problems, with various chronic conditions, these people have the right to practice tourism and benefit from special accessibility conditions. So we have to discuss in terms of equal opportunities for all in the practice of tourism.

Through this paper we aim to investigate the degree of development of tourist facilities for people with disabilities in the accommodation and catering establishments, the development of special tourism at national and international level. At the same time, through the research methods we use, we will analyze available statistical data.


disabilities, Romania, tourism, social tourism


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