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Travel Tip: The State of Disability Travel Today

As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it’s important to take stock of how much the industry has improved, and how much further it still… Read More…

Travel Tip: ADA Turns 25, But Changes Still to Come for Travel
Accessible Travel / Airlines & Airports / Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: ADA Turns 25, But Changes Still to Come for Travel

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While we’ve come a long way, the travel industry still has a lot of work ahead. Uber has… Read More…

Disney Lawsuit: Frivolous Claims or Discrimination?
Accessible Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Theme Parks / Travel News

Disney Lawsuit: Frivolous Claims or Discrimination?

Sixteen families with autistic children have filed a lawsuit against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. The reaction online has been divisive, to say the least. Is this a frivolous lawsuit… Read More…

Disney Lawsuit: Families With Autism Claim ADA Violation
Accessible Travel / Theme Parks / Travel News

Disney Lawsuit: Families With Autism Claim ADA Violation

Sixteen families with autistic children have filed a lawsuit against the Walt Disney Company for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act, based on its new policies for disabled guests. Last… Read More…

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: Adaptive Winter Sports Make Skiing Accessible to Everyone
Accessible Travel / Travel Tips / Winter / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: Adaptive Winter Sports Make Skiing Accessible to Everyone

Winter sports don’t have to be off limits to those with mobility issues. There are now more opportunities to participate in adaptive winter sports.

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…