Editor Pete Forster explains why he thinks persons with disabilities deserve better when it comes to accessible travel…
From 2013, but some nice, clear thoughts here from the UN on accessible travel… “Globally, it is estimated that there are over 1 billion persons with disabilities, as well as more than 2 billion people, such as spouses, children and… Continue Reading
When thinking of accessible travel Japan may not be the first place in people’s minds. According to at least one Canadian immigrant, it might be time think again. Josh Grisdale has cerebral palsy, has been in a wheelchair from the… Continue Reading
UberWAV, the Uber service that provides wheelchair lifts for people in motorised wheelchairs, is available in just 24 of the service’s 570 cities worldwide. Australia’s Newcastle is one of them. UberWAV in Newcastle is a part of a yearlong trial… Continue Reading
In this interview, Simon Darcy, professor of Environmental Planning at the University of Technology in Sydney, outlines the scale of the market for accessible travel in Australia and explains what steps businesses should be taking to improve options for persons… Continue Reading
Some thoughts on the fine line between ignoring the needs of travellers with disabilities and active discrimination…
Coming soon, advice and information about travel for the differently abled, by the differently abled.