In line with the vision of “Another Disabled Policy is Possible” of Tunç Soyer, the Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, barrier-free city studies continue. Right to receive the Red Flag for making it suitable for the use of disabled people in İzmir. kazanRamada Encore Hotel has joined the current facilities. Thus, the number of red flags in the city reached 81.
In line with the vision of Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer to make Izmir a barrier-free city, the Red Flag application is being expanded. Ramada Encore Hotel was also included in the Red Flag application, which was implemented for the first time in Turkey in Izmir and given to places made accessible to disabled people. Thus, the number of red flags in the city reached 81. The flag ceremony at the Ramada Encore Hotel was attended by the Honorary Chairman of the Barrier-Free İzmir Executive Board Neptün Soyer, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Secretary General Ertuğrul Tugay, the Red Flag Commission members, the members of the Barrier-Free İzmir Executive Board and the spouses of the district municipalities.
“It reached the capillaries of Izmir”
Neptün Soyer, Honorary Chairman of the Executive Board of Izmir without Barriers, said, “I would like to thank my dear fellow travellers, the wives of our district mayors and our commission members. I think we are a very good team. Because the fact that one of the flags of a hotel providing international service in the center of Izmir is the red flag of Izmir without Barriers, shows that our work has now reached the capillaries of Izmir. This makes us very happy,” he said.
“We have to build an barrier-free Izmir”
Ertuğrul Tugay, Deputy Secretary General of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, says, “We have to build an unhindered Izmir so that our disabled people can enjoy all their rights, including health, education, transportation, employment and democratic participation.” He says it's not a favor, it's our primary duty. We are working happily to fulfill this fundamental duty.”
Güner Güney, Ramada Encore İzmir Hotel Manager, said, “We deserve to be awarded with the barrier-free İzmir project. kazanWe want to crown our two stars that we have chosen as soon as possible by getting the third star. In this sense, we will continue to develop the services of our hotel together with our employees and always take part in responsibility projects.”
After the speeches, the hotel was hoisted the Red Flag. Ramada Encore by Wyndham Izmir Hotel, which received a "Safe Travel Stamp" after the "Safe Tourism", "Orange Circle", "Bike Friendly Hotel" certificates, was also awarded the "Red Flag" with two stars by fulfilling the necessary criteria.
How to get a Red Flag?
In order to receive the Red Flag, a written application is first made to the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Social Projects Department. The committee, which is determined among the members of the commission, examines the place on site and evaluates it according to criteria such as ramps, horizontal circulation, vertical circulation, orientation and signs, and presents a report to the commission. The commission makes its decision based on the accessibility features of the area. The positive decision becomes final after the approval of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Council and the relevant venue is entitled to receive the Red Flag. kazanhe's eating. The Red Flag is awarded in three categories: 1, 2 and 3 stars. One star is awarded to areas that meet 60 percent of the accessibility criteria, 2 stars 75 percent, and 3 stars at least 90 percent.