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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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Accessible Paris Dinner Cruise on the Seine River

Accessible Paris Dinner Cruise on the Seine River | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
The accessible Paris dinner cruise is the easiest way to create a vacation memory that you will have forever! You will dine on the Seine River gently floating by the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre, and more.
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Creating a Guide to An Accessible NYC

Creating a Guide to An Accessible NYC | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Anthony Driscoll figured out where New York City was wheelchair-accessible and where it was not and shares that information with a project called Wheely.
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2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design and Lodging Facilities | Access AdvocatesAccess Advocates

2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design and Lodging Facilities | Access AdvocatesAccess Advocates | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Per the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, hotels, motels, inns and other such lodging facilities must be accessible to people with disabilities.
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Camping made easier for disabled people

Camping made easier for disabled people | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
EXPLORING the natural wonders of Central Australia and participating in camping safaris is now possible for people with disabilities.
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Center for the Future of Museums: Exploring Robots for Accessibility ...

Center for the Future of Museums: Exploring Robots for Accessibility ... | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Last year we explored 3D printing. This year we are hosting demonstrations of several technologies related to accessibility and to the internet of things. Today's guest post is by accessibility advocate Henry Evans, who makes ...
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Disabled Travel

Disabled Travel | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Disabled travel tips and resources from IndependentTraveler.com.
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Accessible Tourism Resort shows future for all-inclusive holidays

Accessible Tourism Resort shows future for all-inclusive holidays | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
One inspiring Brazilian accessible holiday resort is pioneering truly inclusive holidays for everyone, no matter their age or ability.
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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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Accessible Tourism has to be Customer, not Compliance Focused

Accessible Tourism has to be Customer, not Compliance Focused | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
It is time to understand that a traveler with a disability is not a risk management problem, but a customer who has the same desire as any other traveler – to experience and participate in something they choose for themselves and for which they exchange valuable currency to do so.
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Accessibility At High Seas: 6 Of The Most Luxurious (and Accessible) Accommodations

Accessibility At High Seas: 6 Of The Most Luxurious (and Accessible) Accommodations | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Everybody loves an escape from reality; when you have a disability even more so. And a cruise ship is one of the best ways to delve into a luxurious world and forget your problems, if only for a few days.... Read More
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200 mile wheelchair challenge to improve countryside accessibility - ITV News

200 mile wheelchair challenge to improve countryside accessibility - ITV News | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
ITV News 200 mile wheelchair challenge to improve countryside accessibility ITV News A Yorkshire man has set himself a challenge of covering over 200 miles in a wheelchair, with the aim of raising funds and awareness to improve accessibility in the...
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Accessible Travel Guide

A step-by-step guide to air travel created by people with physical disabilities, for people with physical disabilities.
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Top 15 Accessible Attractions in New York City | Wheelchair Traveling

Top 15 Accessible Attractions in New York City | Wheelchair Traveling | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
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WTM London 2014 - WTM CEO Round Table on Inspiring the Future of Responsible & Accessible Travel Search sponsored by Amadeus - White Paper

WTM London 2014 - WTM CEO Round Table on Inspiring the Future of Responsible & Accessible Travel Search sponsored by Amadeus - White Paper | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
WTM CEO Round Table on Inspiring the Future of Responsible & Accessible Travel Search sponsored by Amadeus - White Paper, This white paper is a record ofForeword
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Accessible Travel With David Lyons-Black - Corporate Traveller Blog

Accessible Travel With David Lyons-Black - Corporate Traveller Blog | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
“Where am I going next?” is David Lyons-Black’s favourite question. David is an expert in accessible travel; namely, travel for those with visible and non-visible disabilities. He has pre-thought of all of the relevant details for those travelling alone and with support individuals.
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