UAE’s Initiatives for Persons with Disabilities Will Help Build Inclusive Society

Posted on September 25th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Assistive Technology, Middle East, News, Tourism, Universal Design, September 25 2019 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE): Around the UAE, efforts to integrate people with disabilities into public life are becoming increasingly visible. Parking lots include designated spots, public washrooms have special cubicles and ramps are increasingly commonplace outside public and residential buildings. Etihad’s self-driving wheelchair is among […]

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Europe, Tourism, August 14 2019 UNITED KINGDOM: A call to action has been issued to travel companies to support disabled clients and improve their service and sales through a public pledge. We Are Purple, a company set up to drive more companies to service the needs of disabled people, is urging travel businesses, including agents […]

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  Asia-Pacific, Tourism, June 4 2019 Improving airline infrastructure and facilities for people with disabilities, global deployment of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) for baggage tracking and facilitating implementation of biometrics based One ID process were some of the key resolutions passed on Sunday at the annual general meeting of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), […]

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Call for Submissions for Accessible Tourism Destination 2019 Edition

Posted on May 29th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

  News, Tourism, May 29 2019Accessible Tourism Destination, 2019 Edition UNWTO’s promotion plan for accessible tourist destinations. The creation of the international “Accessible Tourism Destination” distinction arises from the joint commitment of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the ONCE Foundation, to recognize and promote accessible tourist destinations. These aims are served by the recognition and dissemination of […]

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  Anuprayaas, a Bengaluru-based social enterprise is on a mission to change this. The organisation is not only working towards creating inclusive neighbourhoods but also sensitising people about different disabilities. In a first of sorts, it has collaborated with the Indian Railways to give the country its first ever blind-friendly railway station in Mysuru. “Equal access to public places is a right, not […]

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[ad_1] The Thenmala Eco-tourism Promotion Society is an effort to encourage the visually – impaired and hearing-impaired to visit Thenmala and make the state 100 per cent disabled-friendly. Away from the chaos of the city lies Thenmala, the eco-tourism destination which is also one of the first eco-tourism destinations to have introduced the braille brochure […]

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New Partnership to Provide Tailored, Accessible Holiday Packages  

Posted on April 8th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

[ad_1] Tourism, April 8 2019 Handiscover announces its partnership with Travel-For-All, the Premiere Accessible Travel Agency in North America which provides tailored-made accessible holiday packages for people with disabilities or specific requirements. Travel-For-All specialises in tours to some of the most exotic destinations in the world such as Cuba and Africa, with full capacity to arrange accessible […]

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