About 500 persons with disabilities were hosted in the Visarno Arena private area during 4 days of Firenze Rocks 2019.
Accessible Tourism – the division of The Plus Planet that is the co-operative member of the consortium CO&SO and organize accessible travels in collaboration with Le Nozze di Figaro and Live Nation – managed the hospitality service.
Most of the guests came from Italy, but there were also arrivals from USA, UK and Germany. About 8 persons every night took care of these people and their needs.
The accessible area offered reserved bathrooms and it was located near a relax zone, where disabled people and pregnant women could have a refreshment before getting on the platform; the area had also a mobile phone’s charger point.
In addition to the hospitality service, Accessible Tourism run also the front office for everyone who have accessibility’s problems.
About 500 persons called and wrote to the Firenze Rocks 2019 contact persons to ask every kind of information: they asked for reservation in accessible hotels, transfer and support equipments, general information about how to reach the Visarno Arena. They also send requested about the city of Florence, accessible museums and restaurants.
“I would like to thank all Accessible Tourism staff for the great job they did during these 4 days – said Francesco Vagni, The Plus Planet Procuct manager, who coordinate the staff during the Firenze Rocks 2019 – Thanks to the partnership with Le Nozze di Figaro and Live Nation, we dealt with the Visarno Arena accessibility, making the rock music available for every one”.
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