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Category: Accessible Travel

International News and Information for people traveling with a disability, such as deaf travelers, blind visitors. Click here to provide news on Accessible Tourism.

Attending ITB? How to cope with Coronavirus? What about you?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 18, 2020

Safertourism, PATA, and ATB will be setting trends over breakfast during ITB with Dr. Peter Tarlow - AND you are ... Read More

Travel Agencies and Advisors: Specialize for Success

editor editor- February 3, 2020

Consumers now have more options than ever to book their holidays. The travel industry is changing rapidly and even long-standing ... Read More

A World-Changing Handshake at OTM Mumbai

editor editor- January 31, 2020

A World-Changing Handshake: Tourism Ministers from Greece and India set to meet and inaugurate the leading travel show in Asia-Pacific, ... Read More

Heathrow announces appointments set to transform assistance experience

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Heathrow has announced that disability campaigner, Helen Dolphin MBE, and the experienced equality and inclusion regulator, Keith Richards, have both ... Read More

100-year-old Charles Njonjo tracks mountain gorillas at Mt. Mgahinga National Park

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 20, 2020

Charles Mugane Njonjo, Kenya's first post-independence Attoney General under President Jomo Kenyatta, turns a hundred on January 23, 2020. To ... Read More

Kenya Tourism Sector Performance Report 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2020

Vacationing in Kenya! This is a favorite for American travelers and big business for the Kenya Tourism Industry. Witness to ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport Sees Decline in Traffic: Strike is the reason

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 13, 2019

The strikes negatively impacted FRA's passenger volume - Most of Fraport's Group airports worldwide report traffic growth. In November 2019, ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Nude Beaches and Topless in Jamaica

George Taylor George Taylor- November 24, 2019

Sandals Resorts and a clothing-optional vacation in Jamaica is not a combination many visitors would think about when booking an ... Read More

Best hospitality business to work with a disability?

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- October 4, 2019

Now in its fourth year, the National Organization on Disability (NOD) Leading Disability Employer Seal recognizes companies that demonstrate exemplary ... Read More

Fly Basic Economy: Bidding system for toilet use on airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 3, 2019

Searching for the cheapest airfare and best airlines and finding a basic economy class airfare on American, United, Delta, and ... Read More

10 most accessible cities in Europe named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

While many of us would love to travel the world, it’s not always easy for those with limited mobility and ... Read More

VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub

editor editor- April 5, 2019

In an effort to promote the Sunshine State as a top destination for special needs travel, VISIT FLORIDA launched a ... Read More

Why eTN joined the Caribbean Tourism Organization this week?

editor editor- July 29, 2018

Today, eTN Corporation officially joined the tourism development agency, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), as a member. Read More

Blue Flag teams up with ENAT to promote Beaches, Marinas and Boat-based activities for All

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 22, 2018

The Foundation for Environmental Education, through its Blue Flag certification, long recognised as the global benchmark for sustainable beaches, marinas ... Read More

Winners of 2018 International Toilet Tourism Awards announced

editor editor- June 13, 2018

Six toiiets popular with tourists around the world have officially been crowned and are ascending their thrones for 2018 in ... Read More

Palladium Hotel earns Certified Autism Center designation

editor editor- April 30, 2018

Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa is the latest destination to become a Certified Autism Center (CAC) to help ... Read More

When tourists have to go… to the toilet: Flushing out the best

editor editor- April 14, 2018

Let’s talk toilets. The 2018 International Toilet Tourism Awards want to flush out the best. Yes, there really are awards ... Read More

Nepal commits to accessible tourism initiatives

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 10, 2018

The recently concluded International Conference on Accessible Adventure (ICAA) 2018 at Pokhara heralds a new chapter in diversifying the enormous ... Read More

Autism Awareness Month and what Qatar Airways is doing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2018

Qatar Airways today announced a series of initiatives and special events to take place throughout the month of April as part ... Read More

Nepal welcomes conference on accessible tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2018

A conference on accessible tourism the first in Nepal scheduled to be held on March 29, 2018, will seek to ... Read More

ITB Berlin: UNWTO says no, ICTP says yes on child protection through tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 1, 2018

Sexual exploitation of children through tourism, human trafficking of children because of tourism - these are sad realities in today's ... Read More

Life as a Hawaii snowbird

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- February 24, 2018

On the mainland, when the groundhog sees his shadow, there are six more weeks of winter on the horizon. In ... Read More

Premier event for adults 50 and over

editor editor- February 22, 2018

Las Vegas Review-Journal hosts its first-ever Travel Festival in conjunction with the Agewell Expo on Saturday, April 14. The Travel ... Read More

Are Coaches Catering More For People With Limited Mobility?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2017

Coach trips can be a whole bundle of fun, taking you to unique locations that you really don’t feel comfortable ... Read More

VistEngland and VisitScotland launch new accessibility guides website

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 19, 2017

VisitEngland and VisitScotland are today launching a website for tourism businesses to produce accessibility guides.  The guides are a new ... Read More

Cebu Pacific invests in facilities for Persons with Reduced Mobility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 5, 2017

Cebu Pacific (CEB), is set to roll-out Disabled Passenger Lifts (DPLs) in key airports in the Philippines. The DPLs which ... Read More