Articles tagged “accessible travel”

Tourism

Abu Dhabi Airport Is Expecting 1.5 Million Travelers Over 6 Weeks

The economic spinoffs of Qatar's World Cup will be felt all over the region that has been looking to diversify beyond the oil sector.

Abu Dhabi Airport Is Expecting 1.5 Million Travelers Over 6 Weeks

Tourism

Visit Florida Embraces Marketing More Than Just Beaches and Disney

Early estimates suggest Florida is having a remarkable tourism recovery. The state's promoters said recent ads that highlight the state's lesser-known offerings, such as Michelin-starred restaurants and adventure tourism, contributed to the recovery.

Visit Florida Embraces Marketing More Than Just Beaches and Disney

Hotels

South Carolina Hotel to Offer Case Study for Hiring Workers With Disabilities

Many travel companies want to foster a workforce where everyone, regardless of circumstances, can thrive. But many companies wonder how to go about doing this. The example of The Shepherd Hotel in Clemson, South Carolina, suggests one path.

South Carolina Hotel to Offer Case Study for Hiring Workers With Disabilities

Cruises

Cruise Lines, Attractions See Upsides to Serving Travelers With Sensory Disabilities

Inclusion is great, but let's keep in mind that there's more to disabled accommodations than providing a wheelchair. Catering to different types of disabilities makes good business sense.

Cruise Lines, Attractions See Upsides to Serving Travelers With Sensory Disabilities

Hotels

Hotels Fall Short of Providing Accessible Access Around World

The hotel industry is leaving a lot of money on the table by not providing travelers with accessibility needs the right tools to book a stay.

Hotels Fall Short of Providing Accessible Access Around World

Tourism

The Blogger Destigmatizing Mental Illnesses Through Travel

Mental health has long held a stigma cloud over it, but it's only by bringing it out of the darkness and into the forefront that change can happen. Meggie Tran aims to do just that and destigmatize traveling with a a mental illness. It's long overdue.

The Blogger Destigmatizing Mental Illnesses Through Travel

Tourism

A Deaf Traveler Opens Up About Making Travel More Accessible

Accessible travel shouldn't be something to be checked off a list. Instead, Marlene Valle says, it's a human right.

A Deaf Traveler Opens Up About Making Travel More Accessible

Airlines

Flyers With Disabilities Will Get Support From New Airlines Industry Group

The pandemic has magnified the voices of accessibility organizations and the disparities for travelers with disabilities. Accessibility to travel and undamaged personal mobility aids are big concerns for these travelers who account for billions of dollars in revenue. Finally, the industry is trying to do the right thing, or so it seems.

Flyers With Disabilities Will Get Support From New Airlines Industry Group

Tourism

Travelers With Disabilities Face New Challenges During Covid

They are among the most resilient travelers on the planet. But the pandemic is testing the mettle of travelers with disabilities — and the businesses that support them — in unique ways.

Travelers With Disabilities Face New Challenges During Covid

Online Travel

Online Travel Players Boost Accessibility for Travelers With Disabilities

People who want to select a non-smoking room are shown options at most booking sites. The industry needs to be just as helpful for travelers with specific needs for mobility, hearing, or visual challenges. Thankfully several online booking sites are trying to help.

Online Travel Players Boost Accessibility for Travelers With Disabilities