Tag: wheelchair

Minister Bartlett: New AC Marriott Hotel to improve Kingston City tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 18:40

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the new 220-room AC Marriott Kingston Hotel scheduled to start taking guests on June 17 represents a game changing addition to Kingston's tourism ... 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

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 00:35

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed in Chicago, IL, in the deaths of Virginia Chimenti, originally ... Read More

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- May 2, 2019 01:25

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and beyond. In the buildup to the official start of the Championships ... Read More

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 20:49

Airbus experts have selected seven teams for the 2019 final of world-class competition Fly Your Ideas which invites students from around the world to innovate in key areas for the ... 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

Permanent Secretary to lead team to re-image Negril

editor editor- February 8, 2019 21:40

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has appointed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Mrs. Jennifer Griffith, to lead a team designated to re-image the tourist destination of Negril. ... Read More

French lady breaks climbing record in a wheelchair at Mt. Kilimanjaro

editor editor- February 7, 2013 03:23

TANZANIA (eTN) - For two years, a French lady with a disability lived with a faint hope that one day she would be able to ascend the world’s highest freestanding ... Read More

New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission sued

editor editor- January 14, 2011 04:12

NEW YORK - A class action lawsuit filed today in Federal District Court in the Southern District of New York alleges that the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission ... Read More

Eastern Airways: Wheelchair-bound Paralimpian can only fly if he can walk up the steps

editor editor- May 3, 2010 05:18

A wheelchair-bound athlete was left stranded when a British airline refused to let him on a plane because he could not walk up the steps to board. Read More

Paralympian drags himself through airport after airline takes his wheelchair

editor editor- November 27, 2009 05:09

A paralympic champion who dragged himself through an airport after a budget airline made him check in his wheelchair has received an apology. Read More

Seventeen-year-old girl petitions airlines for wheelchair accessibility

editor editor- September 22, 2009 04:50

Sally O'Neill is a 17-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, and all she wants when she flies is to be able to remain in her own wheelchair. Read More

Scooters, oxygen, and wheelchair rentals ensure smooth sailing

editor editor- September 3, 2009 05:47

For the 53 million Americans with limited mobility, oxygen requirements, or other form of physical limitation who want to travel, Special Needs at Sea, part of Special Needs Group, Inc., ... Read More