Engelli Turizminde Turist Rehberliği Uygulamaları Üzerine Niteliksel Bir Araştırma

Funda ODUNCUOĞLU, Mahmut EFENDİ
2020 Journal of Yasar University  
All the people in the world have the right to participate in tourism and going on a vacation is a common need for all individuals whether they are disabled or not. In order for disabled people to have a holiday as freely and smoothly as the individuals with out disabilities, all the enterprises and employees functioning in the tourism sector have important duties (Ayyıldız et all 2014: 84). One of these important tasks falls to the guides accompanying the disabled people during their travels.
more » ... ng their travels. In this regard, the aim of the study was to determine the current levels of the guides serving this market and their perspectives in terms of the market. Based on this aim, semi-structured interview technique, which is a qualitative research method, was adopted in this researc hand face-to-face interviews were conducted with 21 guides. As a result of the research, it can be stated that all the enterprises with in the tourism sector are expected to take various measures to support the mobility of the disabled individuals and create a facilitating effect so that they engage more in the tourism activities.
doi:10.19168/jyasar.726236 fatcat:xstau5mhuvbsxpsi6gaztgmatq