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Travel barriers: Planning is key to ensuring wheelchair accessibility - Chicago Tribune

Travel barriers: Planning is key to ensuring wheelchair accessibility - Chicago Tribune | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Travel barriers: Planning is key to ensuring wheelchair accessibility
Chicago Tribune
The Palatine Chapel topped my list of places to visit in Palermo, Italy.
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It certainly is well worth planning your visit to ensure your needs are met. That way you have no nasty surprises in store.

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Manchester Airport Accessibility Expo 2017 | Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport Accessibility Expo 2017 | Manchester Airport | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Manchester Airport Accessibility Expo 2017 Manchester Airport will be hosting its first Airport Accessibility Expo on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 1000-1600 at the Runway Visitor Park. The event will be held in the Concorde Hangar and will give an opportunity to learn about and experience the...
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Promoting Accessible Tourism in Europe | Pantou

Promoting Accessible Tourism in Europe | Pantou | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Pantou is a register for suppliers of accessible tourism services in the EU, catering for tourists with disabilities or specific access requirements.
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Challenge 22 innovators target ‘fully accessible’ World Cup

Challenge 22 innovators target ‘fully accessible’ World Cup | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Team of students from Qatar aiming to provide visually impaired supporters with a seamless experience in 2022
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Accessible Tours | Disabled Friendly Holidays 2018

Accessible Tours | Disabled Friendly Holidays 2018 | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
We are your award winning accessible holiday and tour operator, providing friendly holidays for anyone living with disability or reduced mobility.
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Titanic Belfast - TripAbility Disabled Accessibility Overview

Titanic Belfast kindly invited us to take a look around their location and experience to view their amazing accessibility options they currently have fo
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Debs Takes Her TGA WHILL Powerchair To The Dales Countryside Museum | WHILL Blog

Debs Takes Her TGA WHILL Powerchair To The Dales Countryside Museum | WHILL Blog | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
The Dales Countryside Museum is housed in the old railway station situated in the Yorkshire Dales town of Hawes
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An Accessible Day in Stockholm, Sweden: What I Did and What I Learned

An Accessible Day in Stockholm, Sweden: What I Did and What I Learned | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Not everything went according to plan during my visit to Stockholm, but it all worked out in the end. Here is how my accessible day in the city went.
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Disabled Holidays | Accessible Holidays | Enable Holidays

Disabled Holidays | Accessible Holidays | Enable Holidays | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Holidays should be worry-free, whatever your travel needs. Find your perfect trip with icelolly.com's accessible travel specialist Enable Holidays.
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Arts Access Inc

Arts Access Inc | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Announcing Our Annual Fall Fundraiser & Evening with Arts Access We believe the arts are vital and we are working to break down barriers preventing people with disabilities from enjoying the arts. We would like to invite you to see our mission in action at An Evening with Arts Access, November 14,...
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Wheelchair Friendly Accommodation in Rajasthan, India - Disabled Hotels in India - Hotel Four Points By Sheraton Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Wheelchair Friendly Accommodation in Rajasthan, India - Disabled Hotels in India - Hotel Four Points By Sheraton Jaipur, Rajasthan, India | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Disabled Accessible Holidays offers accessible hotel holiday accessible accommodation in the Hotel Four Points By Sheraton Jaipur, Rajasthan, India for wheelchair users.
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Myanmar ready for accessible tourism

Myanmar ready for accessible tourism | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
GAATES International e-news service on accessibility
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Royal Caribbean: The First In The Industry To Become Autism-Friendly!

Royal Caribbean: The First In The Industry To Become Autism-Friendly! | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
More cruises need to have amenities like these.
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Wheelchair Tandem Hire - Where To Rent A Wheelchair Bike In The UK

Wheelchair Tandem Hire - Where To Rent A Wheelchair Bike In The UK | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Wheelchair Tandem hire & car free cycle paths in the UK. Wheelchair bikes & safe places to ride them. All ability cycling, disability bikes, adapted cycles.
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Accessitrip: an Adventure with Accessible Tourism

Accessitrip: an Adventure with Accessible Tourism | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
The travel series continues with the story behind Accessitrip. Welcome, Irina! Hello, my name is Irina. I’m a travel lover, and I love to discover accessible places around the world for people with disabilities. I have a relative with reduced mobility and she is the main reason why I started my adventure with the accessible tourism. 2012 was the first ... Read More
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'Disabled Airbnb' bought by Airbnb

'Disabled Airbnb' bought by Airbnb | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
A London firm set up to help people with disabilities find appropriate accommodation is bought by Airbnb.
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Climbing for All Disability Awareness Course

Climbing for All Disability Awareness Course | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
A Climbing for All Disability Awareness Course was run at the 2017 Student Safety Seminar, organised by the BMC and hosted at the National Mountaineering Centre Plas Y Brenin. It was a fantastic chance for university students to gain insight into technical systems used to assist climbers while...
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Balloch Castle Country Park Scooter Routes | Short to moderate walking routes |

Balloch Castle Country Park Scooter Routes | Short to moderate walking routes | | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
As part of the Parkmobility project, the “Scooter Station” in Balloch offers different types of scooters suitable for exploring Balloch Castle Country Park, shopping at Lomond Shores or meandering around the village.
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Accessible tourism makes inroads into Myanmar

Accessible tourism makes inroads into Myanmar | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
A UK-FUNDED tourism initiative which promotes accessible tourism has collaborated with the government to draw up an action plan for the ASEAN-Japan Centre and said that the country is ready to embrace barrier-free travel.
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Exclusive: South Wales woman says she and friend weren't allowed on cruise because both deaf

Exclusive: South Wales woman says she and friend weren't allowed on cruise because both deaf | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Read the latest Wales stories, Exclusive: South Wales woman says she and friend weren't allowed on cruise because both deaf on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Wales news
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10 Wheelchair Accessible Cities You Should Visit in 2018 •

10 Wheelchair Accessible Cities You Should Visit in 2018 • | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
It's time to start travel planning for the new year! Check out this list for great ideas for wheelchair accessible cities you should visit in 2018.
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Activist Sues Ultra Music Festival Over Accessibility

Activist Sues Ultra Music Festival Over Accessibility | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Juan Carlos Gil, an activist and Paralympic athlete with cerebral palsy, is suing Miami-based Ultra Music Festival, claiming the website and live events are inaccessible to visually impaired patrons and violates Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act. 
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Exploring Pompeii and Herculaneum as a Wheelchair User

Exploring Pompeii and Herculaneum as a Wheelchair User | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
As someone who uses a wheelchair, I have visited Pompeii twice: the first time in a adapted chair, called the Wheely Trekky and the second, independently in my own power wheelchair. I also recently…
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Josh Grisdale and Accessible Japan: Helping Disabled Visitors Follow Their Travel Dreams

Josh Grisdale and Accessible Japan: Helping Disabled Visitors Follow Their Travel Dreams | Accessible Tourism | Scoop.it
Canadian-born Josh Grisdale has used a wheelchair since he was four years old. For the past decade, he has been living and working in Japan, where he gained citizenship last year. His website Accessible Japan encourages disabled tourists to visit the country by providing information on accessibility and reviews of attractions.
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