Tag: disabled

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 18:25

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, a World’s Heritage Site. In March 2019 Tanzania’s ... Read More

10 most accessible cities in Europe named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 16:15

While many of us would love to travel the world, it’s not always easy for those with limited mobility and rely on assistance from others. Accessible travel is a hotly ... Read More

Disabled group stuck on plane at Manchester Airport

editor editor- June 8, 2019 02:21

Six disabled passengers were left on board a plane at Manchester Airport for an hour and a half waiting for help to arrive so they could disembark. OmniServ is the ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 03:55

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation industry The International Air Transport Association (IATA) at their annual ... Read More

VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 19:16

In an effort to promote the Sunshine State as a top destination for special needs travel, VISIT FLORIDA launched a travel hub that features a range of resources for travelers ... Read More

VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub

editor editor- April 5, 2019 00:52

In an effort to promote the Sunshine State as a top destination for special needs travel, VISIT FLORIDA launched a travel hub that features a range of resources for travelers ... Read More

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 00:14

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki unwelcome and uncomfortable for homeless people. Crime is not out of ... Read More

Top 6 Best Hotels in Glasgow Scotland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:30

Edinburgh may be a top tourist and business destination, but its neighbor Glasgow is an equally fine Scottish city, with lots to do and some amazing places to stay. Take ... Read More

Korean Air helps orphanage in Manado, Indonesia

editor editor- February 13, 2019 00:09

Korean Air employees visited Yettrang, an underprivileged village with a high poverty rate and no education or welfare benefits. During their time in Yettrang, the volunteers constructed the foundation for ... Read More

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 00:58

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts are asking these days. A Boeing spokesperson responded: "We are ... Read More

Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai making a difference in the community

editor editor- January 23, 2019 21:04

Green Globe recently recertified Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai after a comprehensive audit was undertaken by the property. Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019 01:29

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on the tsunami. Read More

Negresco Hotel in France bids farewell to 96-year-old CEO Jeanne Augier

editor editor- January 10, 2019 02:50

The board of directors and all of the employees of the Negresco Hotel in Nice, France, are extremely sad to announce the passing of Jeanne Augier, Chief Executive Officer. Read More

‘Fastest Airline in the World’ race returns to Budapest Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 17:05

Budapest Airport once again inviting people from airlines, airports or enterprises across the aviation community to take part in the annual air transport industry’s premier 10km charity-sportive event – “The ... Read More

Kids and smart technology shine at Mövenpick Hotel Zürich Regensdorf

editor editor- December 5, 2018 09:22

Mövenpick Hotel Zürich Regensdorf is a family-friendly four-star hotel situated north of Zurich, home to leading financial, banking, and research centers and a hub of Swiss culture. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Philippines’ tourism woos disabled visitors

editor editor- July 25, 2011 09:27

The Philippines said Friday it would court disabled tourists by offering discounts on fares, hotels, and leisure establishments to a potentially huge and under-served market segment. Read More

Virgin Blue ‘loses’ disabled passenger

editor editor- December 24, 2009 05:15

Australia's disability watchdog has renewed calls for the power to prosecute airlines that fail disabled travellers, following an incident in which Virgin Airlines lost track of a deaf and mute ... Read More

TSA security personnel force disabled Muslim woman to lift dress and expose underwear

editor editor- July 22, 2009 07:37

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to investigate an incident in which a disabled Muslim traveler from Pennsylvania was f Read More

Quebec woman with disability wants travel companion to fly for free

editor editor- September 12, 2008 04:28

A Montreal woman who uses a wheelchair and needs a travel companion to fly says she's upset two major Canadian airlines are fighting a court decision that would allow her ... Read More

Airline wants to stop disabled flying alone

editor editor- April 7, 2008 04:04

The regional airline Rex is seeking to ban intellectually disabled passengers from flying unaccompanied unless they can demonstrate an ability to understand safety procedures. Read More