Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Travel

The tremendous spirit of tetraplegic Catriona Williams – who defies odds to fundraise for...

This year Catriona will complete a month-long cycle tour in France. It happened just before Christmas on the 10th of November 2002. "You never forget your date," she tells me. It was the day Catriona Williams, one...

Winnebago debuts new wheelchair-friendly RV collection

The campers boast wheelchair lifts, roll-in showers, and wider hallways With a goal of bringing greater comfort to people traveling in wheelchairs, Winnebago just announced that they are launching three new accessibility-enhanced motorhomes. The new...

‘Changing Places’ Restroom Increases Accessibility For O’Hare Passengers With Disabilities

Chicago (CBS) — O’Hare International Airport now offers a new level of service for travelers with disabilities, and advocates say this is just the beginning. Located at Terminal 2, the new “Changing Places” restroom features...

Two pilots in wheelchairs create history in UAE

Duo lands in UAE as part of global mission to raise awareness about disability Dubai: Two paraplegic pilots on wheelchairs have created history in UAE airspace by landing in Dubai World Central as part of...

Jockey on road to recovery after racing accident in Blackfoot left her paralyzed

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Forty-five days after the accident, Nikeela Black sat in her room at Craig Hospital cataloging all she could remember. She recalls telling the three other riders to keep their horses in their...

Making Tourism More Inclusive For All

These are just some of the common frustrations shared by people traveling with a disability, but according to Heng, traveling could be made a lot easier. “It’s about ensuring all links in the tourism supply...

Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds Passage of Bill Making Air Travel More Accessible

Passage comes following the 32nd anniversary of the original landmark Air Carrier Access Act designed to protect passengers with disabilities WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Paralyzed Veterans of America is hailing the passage of the Federal...

A paraplegic scuba diver is helping disabled swimmers achieve their dreams

Nine years after a terrifying scuba accident crushed his spine, a paraplegic scuba diver is back in the water helping disabled divers. Rich Osborn, 30, was teaching scuba diving on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus...

Accomable.com

Accomable is the world’s leading platform for booking accessible hotels and holiday rentals. Our mission is to enable anyone to go anywhere. Accomable was founded in 2015, by Srin Madipalli and Martyn Sibley – two...

Magee Rehabilitation Creates Accessible Travel Video for People with Disabilities

https://youtu.be/rjkb7VabsJ0 Magee Rehabilitation Hospital partnered with Southwest Airlines to create this video of helpful tips for people with disabilities who wish to travel by plane while using a wheelchair. Special thanks to the Transportation Security...