The world's largest minority group is people with a physical or intellectual disability, estimated by the World Health Organization to be 15% of the overall population. Accessible tourism practices ensure destinations, services and experiences are accessible to all, regardless of their limitations, disabilities or age. According to Open Doors Organization, the economic impact of Disability Travel reached $58.7 Billion in 2020. This session explores the challenges, opportunities and best practices for making your your experiences accessible to all.
Learn how your business can develop products, services, and other initiatives that reduce the barriers to travel for those with physical, behavioral, and cognitive disabilities and offer enhanced experiences.
- Barrier-free destinations: infrastructure and facilities.
- Transport: by air, land, and sea, suitable for all users.
- High-quality services: delivered by trained staff.
- Activities, exhibitions, attractions: allowing everyone to participate in tourism.
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