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Travel and Holidays

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Planning on finding some winter sun? This article will help you plan ahead for travelling with a disabled child
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Scandic's accessibility training wins two awards for best interactive training - Hospitality Net (press release)

Scandic's accessibility training wins two awards for best interactive training - Hospitality Net (press release) | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Scandic is the leading hotel operator in the Nordic countries today. Just over 10 years ago Scandic started its journey towards making its hotels more accessible for people with disabilities.
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Euan's Guide - an introduction - YouTube

Euan and Kiki MacDonald introduce EuansGuide.com the disabled access review website and app.
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Check out Euan's Guide - and please share with anyone who might benefit.

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Tourist attractions 'still failing' disabled travellers - Telegraph.co.uk

Tourist attractions 'still failing' disabled travellers - Telegraph.co.uk | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
As Britain's most accessible attractions are recognised, one wheelchair user suggests there's still plenty of room for improvement
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Firms' disability access 'unlawful'

Firms' disability access 'unlawful' | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
The government is writing to a string of high street chains urging them to improve after a BBC London investigation revealed a "depressing" failure to accommodate disabled people.
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How difficult can it be for a person travelling with an assistance dog to book a minicab in London; or for someone in a wheelchair to enjoy a coffee in a cafe in London? This has been tested by people with hidden cameras - and shows how these problems persist.

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Have Chair, Will Travel

Have Chair, Will Travel | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
You’re the sort of person who doesn’t let anything stand in your way.
Becoming a wheelchair-user has made you more determined than ever before.
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WTM 2014: VisitEngland plans accessible tourism drive

WTM 2014: VisitEngland plans accessible tourism drive | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
A national drive to promote England as a leading destination for accessible tourism is being planned after VisitEngland won a bid for European cash.
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Appointed by VisitEngland after a tender process, and working alongside colleagues at Access New Business (www.accessnewbusiness.co.uk), I will be involved in visiting 56 sites (hotels and attractions), at 7 destinations in England, to check out their accessibility this winter.

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WTM London 2014 - Preparing your destination for the accessible tourism market

WTM London 2014 - Preparing your destination for the accessible tourism market | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Preparing your destination for the accessible tourism market, “Are we there yet”? ENAT – the European Network for Accessible Tourism, inReturn
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Thomas Cook apologises to soldier Ben Parkinson over disabled toilet - Telegraph.co.uk

Thomas Cook apologises to soldier Ben Parkinson over disabled toilet - Telegraph.co.uk | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Paratrooper Ben Parkinson, British Army's most injured survivor of Afghanistan conflict, told no access to disabled toilet during flight with military charity Pilgrim Bandits
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Accessible Tourism, Destinations for All World Summit in Montreal: Opening ... - Toronto Star

Accessible Tourism, Destinations for All World Summit in Montreal: Opening ... - Toronto Star | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Getting reliable information on accessibility is the key to a positive travel experience for those who live with physical challenges
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Paris Accessible Travel for Disabled Visitors

Paris Accessible Travel for Disabled Visitors | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
How can disabled travelers avoid the cobblestones and hills in Paris? Are the Paris boat tours wheelchair accessible? Learn how to make an accessible trip easy.
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Beamish's next accessible bus...

Beamish's next accessible bus... | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
I have alluded to the new accessible bus that we are creating at Beamish, based on Leyland KP2 Cub Crosville No.716.  Here is a little more information on this project, which has been largely funde...
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Rolling Around Cairo, Egypt: A Wheelchair Travel Guide

Rolling Around Cairo, Egypt: A Wheelchair Travel Guide | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Pack your bags, grab your plane tickets, and start rolling like an Egyptian around wheelchair accessible Cairo, Egypt!
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Easter Seals Canada Wins New Accessible Tourism Award

Easter Seals Canada Wins New Accessible Tourism Award | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Tourism Industry Association of Ontario announces Easter Seals Canada winner of Tourism Industry Award of Excellence for Accessible Tourism.
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Accessible London: Achieving an Inclusive Environment Supplementary Planning Guidance | Greater London Authority

Accessible London: Achieving an Inclusive Environment Supplementary Planning Guidance | Greater London Authority | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
The Mayor has published supplementary planning guidance Accessible London: achieving an Inclusive Environment
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Jamaica fam focuses on accommodating disabled travelers - Travel Weekly

Jamaica fam focuses on accommodating disabled travelers - Travel Weekly | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Three weeks ago, eight retail agents representing three agencies in the U.S. and one in Canada participated in the first special-needs agent fam trip hosted by the Jamaica Tourist Board.
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Britain's 20 most accessible tourist attractions - Telegraph

Britain's 20 most accessible tourist attractions  - Telegraph | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
From London's Science Museum to the Titanic attraction in Belfast, here are 20 of the best attractions for disabled travellers
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Accessible Costa Rica for Travelers with Disabilities

Accessible Costa Rica for Travelers with Disabilities | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Until now Costa Rica has long been out of reach for Ticos and tourists in wheelchairs or with other disabilities.
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Azores For All - Home

Azores For All - Home | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it

Azores For All invites disabled people to visit and experience their culture.

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If you are a disabled person and have been to the Azores I'd appreciate hearing about your experience.

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Disability access at Europe’s leading attractions, 18/10/2014 GMT, The Travel Show - BBC World News

Disability access at Europe’s leading attractions, 18/10/2014 GMT, The Travel Show - BBC World News | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
The challenges of providing disabled access at Europe’s leading ancient monuments.
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New Restaurant Offers Opportunity for Disabled - Greek Reporter

New Restaurant Offers Opportunity for Disabled - Greek Reporter | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
A 33-year old man, named Dionysis-Nectarios Daloukas plans to open up a restaurant in the Greek port city of Volos in Thessaly, which will hire exclusively
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Disabled Travel in Berlin

Disabled Travel in Berlin | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
The capital's top 10 barrier-free attractions by our Berlin local expert -
Berlin is a great city to visit no matter what your level of mobility. Many o
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Tourism accessibility in heritage cities First UNWTO Conference on Accessible ... - eTurboNews

Tourism accessibility in heritage cities First UNWTO Conference on Accessible ... - eTurboNews | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Tourism accessibility in heritage cities To promote the importance of universal accessibility in tourism, UNWTO and the Government of the Republic of San Marino will jointly organize the First UNWTO Conference on Accessible Tourism in Europe...
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12 Types of Buildings Where Accessibility is of Greatest Concern | Access AdvocatesAccess Advocates

12 Types of Buildings Where Accessibility is of Greatest Concern | Access AdvocatesAccess Advocates | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Over 90% of buildings do not meet ADA accessibility compliance standards
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