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The American Airlines “Deaf and Dumb” Scandal Is Sadly Commonplace
Accessible Travel / Travel News

The American Airlines “Deaf and Dumb” Scandal Is Sadly Commonplace

A Deaf couple from Texas has publicly shamed American Airlines for first losing their luggage, then returning it to them with a note attached reading “Please text–deaf and dumb.” Although… Read More…

Travel Tip: Accessible Tourism & Adaptive Skiing Resources
Accessible Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Accessible Tourism & Adaptive Skiing Resources

With snow already falling at some ski resorts, winter sports programs are gearing up. And the good news is, there is a host of adaptive sports programs for disabled travelers…. Read More…

Accessible Travel: How To Navigate New York City in a Wheelchair
Accessible Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Northeast

Accessible Travel: How To Navigate New York City in a Wheelchair

New York draws crowds for the New Year’s Eve, but how accessible is the environment?  Accessible travel experts Barbara and Jim Twardowski, RN, explore New York City to determine whether… Read More…

Slideshow: The 2012 London Paralympics
Accessible Travel / Adventure Travel & Sports / British Isles / Europe / Olympics / Slideshow / Travel News

Slideshow: The 2012 London Paralympics

Think London is out of the spotlight for the rest of the year? Guess again. Once the Olympics ended, the city geared up to host the Paralympics. And once again… Read More…

Hotel News You Can Use: Accessible Travel, Renovations and Retreats
Accessible Travel / Hotel News You Can Use / Hotels & Accommodations / Luxury Travel / Spa Travel / Travel News / Travel Tools

Hotel News You Can Use: Accessible Travel, Renovations and Retreats

Fall is fast approaching and hotels are gearing up for the final push of 2012. Think openings, renovations and some exciting new retreats and amenities, plus we take a look… Read More…

Wheelchair Accessible San Antonio: The River Walk & Beyond
Accessible Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel News / Travel Tools / West

Wheelchair Accessible San Antonio: The River Walk & Beyond

Historic cities often pose unique challenges for accessible travel. Our accessible experts Barbara and Jim Twardowski travel to San Antonio to navigate the Alamo and beyond with Barabar’s electric wheelchair… Read More…

Ask Peter: Wheelchair Travel, Repositioning Cruises & More
Accessible Travel / Ask Peter / Cruise Travel / Travel News

Ask Peter: Wheelchair Travel, Repositioning Cruises & More

If you have a travel problem or just need advice before your next trip, then ask Peter. Every Saturday on Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio (click here to listen to the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Adaptable Skiing Resources
Accessible Travel / Travel Tips / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: Adaptable Skiing Resources

Winter sports don’t have to be off limits to those with mobility issues.  In fact, there are more opportunities than ever to participate in adaptive sports. The key is tracking… Read More…

Travel Tip: Accessible Diving
Accessible Travel / Travel Tips / Water sports

Travel Tip: Accessible Diving

Sure, scuba diving requires training and certification. But that doesn’t mean it’s off limits to people with disabilities. Here’s how you can get involved. The Handicapped Scuba Association developed a… Read More…

Travel Tip: Adaptive Sports Programs this Winter Season
Accessible Travel / Travel Tips / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: Adaptive Sports Programs this Winter Season

With snow already falling at some ski resorts, winter sports programs are gearing up. And the good news is, there is a host of adaptive sports programs for disabled travelers…. Read More…

Travel Tip: 2012 Paralympics Tickets
Accessible Travel / British Isles / Olympics / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: 2012 Paralympics Tickets

Sure, all the buzz is about the Summer Games in London next year. But tickets are also going on sale for the Paralympic Games, which will take place the week… Read More…