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Accessible Germany – BarrierFree Tourism for All

Accessible Germany – BarrierFree Tourism for All | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
BarrierFree Germany is the ideal travel destination with the facilities required for any traveller who might have disabilities such as mobility restrictions, hearing or vision impairment.
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Launched officially yesterday, the #BarrierFree tourism website is now available for visitors to Germany

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Suit Seeks to Make Sidewalks More Accessible for Disabled New Yorkers - New York Times

Suit Seeks to Make Sidewalks More Accessible for Disabled New Yorkers - New York Times | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Suit Seeks to Make Sidewalks More Accessible for Disabled New Yorkers New York Times In a complaint received by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the group, Disability Rights Advocates, said the class-action...
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Media dis&dat: In Britain, six-wheel-drive ATV gives easy access to countryside for wheelchair users

Media dis&dat: In Britain, six-wheel-drive ATV gives easy access to countryside for wheelchair users | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
In Britain, six-wheel-drive ATV gives easy access to countryside for wheelchair users - http://t.co/7n7OKmHx4B
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Making tourism accessible for all. From business training to ...

Making tourism accessible for all. From business training to ... | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
... it to one's fullest potential. For some, that means using adaptive technology for mobility, sight, hearing or finding an accessible tour — and SAIL has got it covered. ...
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DisabledGo – Luton Borough Council Consultation and Information Event | DisabledGo News Blog

DisabledGo – Luton Borough Council  Consultation and Information Event | DisabledGo News Blog | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
DisabledGo is working in partnership with Luton Borough Council provide an access guide to 500 venues covering Luton. We will be providing information on all (RT @DisabledGo: Popular: DisabledGo – Luton B ...
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Castlepoint Welcomes Disabled Shoppers - YouTube

This video has Closed Captions. Click the icon at the bottom of the video to turn on Closed Captioning. At Castlepoint we welcome disabled shoppers and we ar...
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A short film from Access Dorset about access at Castlepoint Shopping  Centre in Bournemouth.  You can find out more about their activities on their website: www.accessdorsetcentre.org/access-film-productions/

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Movie Theaters May Soon Be More Accessible - Disability Scoop

Movie Theaters May Soon Be More Accessible - Disability Scoop | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
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Movie Theaters May Soon Be More Accessible
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The rules would set a national standard for accessibility at the movies, officials said.
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Disabled and driving in the EU: where can you park? - utalk

Access to parking spaces for people with disabilities is the subject of this edition of U-talk. Our question comes from Igor in Ljubljiana: "I am planning to travel by car through several...
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Understanding digital accessibility and opportunities in the travel industry - Tnooz

Understanding digital accessibility and opportunities in the travel industry - Tnooz | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Understanding digital accessibility and opportunities in the travel industry
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Many businesses know about the legal risk of not having an accessible website but are unaware of the enormous commercial implications.
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PhotoAbility.net Highlights Accessible Tourism Worldwide Through Imagery

PhotoAbility.net Highlights Accessible Tourism Worldwide Through Imagery | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
PhotoAbility.net demonstrates through imagery many of the world's most accessible locations for travel with a mobility impairment. Accessible Tourism is the fastest growing, yet most under serviced...
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Accessible travel in Flanders Fields - Telegraph

Accessible travel in Flanders Fields - Telegraph | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Visitors to Flanders may have concerns about accessibility. Read accounts for those with mobility issues and those with visual impairment
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Sensory excursions: A tactile trip of a lifetime | Toronto Star

Sensory excursions: A tactile trip of a lifetime  | Toronto Star | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Donna couldn't see or hear, but with the help of DeafBlind Ontario Services and the guiding hands of her caregivers she got to go on the trip of a lifetime
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How a trip to the seaside helped to enhance the life of someone who was both deaf and blind from birth. 'Donna' had never experienced anything like it in her 50 years.....

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Unique holiday village for disabled vacationers has opened in the Jura Mountains in France

A holiday village designed for disabled vacationers has opened in the Jura Mountains in France -- offering a much needed rest for disabled people and their carers. The 18 rooms and apartments...
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First Ever Accessible Tourism Film Contest - New Mobility

First Ever Accessible Tourism Film Contest - New Mobility | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
This December 4-7, Malaysia is hosting the 5th International Conference on Accessible Tourism (ICAT) and for the first time ever the conference is holding a short film competition. Yes, that’s right, ICAT’s putting on an international short film competition searching for films that encapsulate what accessible tourism truly means. Accessible beaches and hotels, easy flying …
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App eases search for accessible hotels

App eases search for accessible hotels | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
App designed by Maynooth students is up for US prize
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Take a tour of wheelchair-accessible tall ship Lord Nelson

Take a tour of wheelchair-accessible tall ship Lord Nelson | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
By CBC News STS Lord Nelson, one of only two tall ships in the world fully accessible for people who are disabled, sailed into Halifax harbour this week on the tail end of its two-year trip around ...
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Accessible Travel | Shoestring Traveler

Accessible Travel | Shoestring Traveler | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
If you have a medical condition it can seem like it is more hassle than it is worth trying to organise a trip even quite close to home.
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Wheelchair Users Sue Retailers over Accessibility

Wheelchair Users Sue Retailers over Accessibility | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh-area customers with mobility limitations are taking to task Starbucks Corp., CVS Caremark Corp., Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers and several shop...
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Wheelchair Accessible Munich: Beer, Lederhosen, and Good Times!

Wheelchair Accessible Munich: Beer, Lederhosen, and Good Times! | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
While I knew a lot about Germany and a fair bit of the language, I was still kind of nervous as to how wheelchair accessible Munich would be.
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Chain O'Lakes Trail Now Wheelchair Accessible - Stacey Page Online

Chain O'Lakes Trail Now Wheelchair Accessible - Stacey Page Online | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Chain O'Lakes Trail Now Wheelchair Accessible
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A specialized wheelchair will make a hiking trail at Chain O'Lakes State Park more accessible, thanks to the organizers of the Indiana Trail 100 race.
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Wheelchair-accessible signs to get makeover in NY - Poughkeepsie Journal

Wheelchair-accessible signs to get makeover in NY - Poughkeepsie Journal | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Wheelchair-accessible signs to get makeover in NY
Poughkeepsie Journal
"New York has long been a leader when it comes to fighting discrimination to protect New Yorkers including people with disabilities," Cuomo said in a statement Friday.
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I hope that this means that facilities will be more accessible too....

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The new accessibility Travel and tourism act ensures easy travel for Americans with disabilities - Travelandtourworld.com

The new accessibility Travel and tourism act ensures easy travel for Americans with disabilities - Travelandtourworld.com | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District introduced H.R. 5166, the Travel and Tourism for All Act to make travel and tourism more accessible for
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Dubai Says Will Have Disabled-Friendly Parks By 2016 - Gulf Business News

Dubai Says Will Have Disabled-Friendly Parks By 2016 - Gulf Business News | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
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Dubai Says Will Have Disabled-Friendly Parks By 2016
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Dubai Municipality has announced plans to make parks in the emirate more disabled-friendly by 2016.
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Coast campsite opens new accessible facilities

Coast campsite opens new accessible facilities | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
THE Heritage Coast Campsite at Monknash recently opened its new fully-accessible wet room, complete with shower, wash basin, and toilet.
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Wheelchair users try adaptive paddleboards at Frenchtown Pond before SUP Cup - The Missoulian

Wheelchair users try adaptive paddleboards at Frenchtown Pond before SUP Cup - The Missoulian | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Wheelchair users try adaptive paddleboards at Frenchtown Pond before SUP Cup
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FRENCHTOWN POND – As a group of wheelchair users met here to try paddleboarding on adaptive boards, quadriplegic athlete Joe Stone watched from the dock.
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Vote Best Travel Resources for Everyone

Vote Best Travel Resources for Everyone | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
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