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Providing for disabled visitors

Providing for disabled visitors

advice to hotel and guest house proprietors on how to meet the access and design needs of disabled visitors.

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Published by The Board in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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ContributionsScottish Tourist Board.
The Physical Object
Pagination54p.
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17363425M


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