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Tactile Tour of the Houses of Parliament, London

Tactile Tour of the Houses of Parliament, London | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Last Friday evening I joined an unusual tour in London.  It is available to UK residents who are blind or have a sight loss and is a tactile tour of the Houses of Parliament. These tours are...
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If you were not aware of tactile tours at the Houses of Parliament - then this may be of interest. I took the tour last Friday with a group of individuals with a sight loss - here is my report:

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A stay at Diana's childhood home - now a hotel for travellers with disabilities

A stay at Diana's childhood home - now a hotel for travellers with disabilities | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
The @Telegraph review our "peaceful, beautifully run" accessible Park House Hotel at Diana's Norfolk childhood home https://t.co/yezmVPPZpN
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Catalan News Agency - Getting around Barcelona with a disability

Catalan News Agency - Getting around Barcelona with a disability | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
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UNWTO Publication for World Tourism Day 2016. “Tourism for All - Promoting Universal Accessibility”

UNWTO Publication for World Tourism Day 2016. “Tourism for All - Promoting Universal Accessibility” | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
This booklet presents six selected case studies illustrating some of the key parts of the Accessible Tourism supply chain.
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Accessible Niagara Falls Ontario - Enables Me

Accessible Niagara Falls Ontario - Enables Me | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
My mom and I went to Niagara Falls, Canada for an overnight stay last week, we stayed at The Cobbled Path Bed & Breakfast. Gracious hosts [...]
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Rough Guide to Accessible Britain - Inspiring Days Out Blog

Rough Guide to Accessible Britain - Inspiring Days Out Blog | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
We hope that the Days Out Blog encourages more people to get out and about and enjoy the many fantastic, accessible attractions throughout the UK.
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Disabled Guests in party - Madame Tussauds London, London Traveller Reviews - TripAdvisor

Disabled Guests in party - Madame Tussauds London, London Traveller Reviews - TripAdvisor | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Madame Tussauds London: Disabled Guests in party - See 17,842 traveller reviews, 7,670 candid photos, and great deals for London, UK, at TripAdvisor.
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Existing buildings to meet new accessibility requirements from 2017

Existing buildings to meet new accessibility requirements from 2017 | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
The mandatory requirements apply to commercial and institutional buildings when they undergo any alteration works, while the S$40 million Accessibility Fund will be extended to 2021, says BCA. 
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News from East Lancashire Railway - launch of wheelchair accessible carriage

News from East Lancashire Railway - launch of wheelchair accessible carriage | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
The East Lancashire Railway has officially launched the latest addition to its growing fleet of coaching stock in the form of a new wheelchai
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How top restaurants and hotels can improve their bad disabled loos

How top restaurants and hotels can improve their bad disabled loos | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Many restaurants and high-end hotels do not provide adequate disabled toilet facilities, even among the high-end Michelin-starred names, a disability commentator has claimed.
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Proprietor’s Guide

Proprietor’s Guide | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
New Blog Page After reading Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and the travel accommodation lottery, a villa owner asked how do they reasonably prepare for visitors with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS)?
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Accessible crowdsourced travel site Accomadable caters to those with mobility needs | The Next Big Thing

Accessible crowdsourced travel site Accomadable caters to those with mobility needs | The Next Big Thing | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Accomable is a new online service that lists accessible accommodation and aids for travelers needing extra mobility assistance.
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Simple tips for booking the best wheelchair accessible hotels

Simple tips for booking the best wheelchair accessible hotels | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Booking accessible hotels is often one of the most important and difficult decisions you’ll make when it comes to organizing your vacation.
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Accessibility for travellers with disabilities - BBC News

Accessibility for travellers with disabilities - BBC News | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
As many of us embark on our summer holidays this month Phil discusses the issues of accessibility for travellers with disabilities.
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Hotel Review: Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok - WheelchairTravel.org

Hotel Review: Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok - WheelchairTravel.org | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Bangkok wheelchair accessible hotel: Review of the Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok's wheelchair accessible hotel room with roll-in shower.
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The Key to Accessibility

The Key to Accessibility | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
This summer, I visited Europe with six friends. I'm typically reliant upon a wheelchair, but this trip was different. The places I wanted to see, th
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7 Tips for Disabled Travel | Accessible Travel Holidays

7 Tips for Disabled Travel | Accessible Travel Holidays | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Here is an update of Enable Holidays' current news and special offers.
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Getaboutable

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RT @WorldWheelchair: USA listings on getaboutable accessible services & activities
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#wheelchair #accessibletourism…
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Day out for disabled - Carsington Water, Ashbourne Traveller Reviews - TripAdvisor

Day out for disabled - Carsington Water, Ashbourne Traveller Reviews - TripAdvisor | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Carsington Water: Day out for disabled - See 731 traveller reviews, 124 candid photos, and great deals for Ashbourne, UK, at TripAdvisor.
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New York State’s Most Wheelchair Accessible Things to Do

New York State’s Most Wheelchair Accessible Things to Do | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
With July 26th being the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (a law that made our country much more accessible for people o
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Tweet from @mssocietyuk

Tweet from @mssocietyuk | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
RT @mssocietyuk Top 10 accessible destinations in Europe! #travel #accessibility #MultipleSclerosis #Canada https://t.co/mMTYdbrvlv
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Hertfordshire’s new disability website up and running

Hertfordshire’s new disability website up and running | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Hertfordshire County Council has commissioned a new disability access guide created by DisabledGo.
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Holidays as a wheelchair user

Holidays as a wheelchair user | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Holiday season is upon us, so here's our quick guide to preparing for holidays as a wheelchair user.
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Disabled Holidays in C & A Tourist Apartments - Evas Apartments | Accessible Travel Holidays

Disabled Holidays in C & A Tourist Apartments - Evas Apartments | Accessible Travel Holidays | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
This small, family-run property has a very relaxing atmosphere and Eva, Andreas and Chris will show you what true Cypriot hospitality really is.
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Accessible New York City

Accessible New York City | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Back in the summer of 2012, Freddie and his family took a trip down to the Big Apple, New York City. Freddie has Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type II and traveled to New York City from the UK in his Balder wheelchair.
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