New Disability Guide Distributed to Brazil Tourism Providers

brazilJust in time for the Paralympics, the Brazil Ministry of Tourism unveiled their guide to help welcome tourists with disabilities to the country. Titled Dicas Para Atender Bem Turistas com Deficiência (Tips for Better Serving Disabled Tourists), the guide was distributed to 35,000 tourism outlets including hotels and travel agencies throughout the country.  Continue reading

Philippines Poised to Tap into the Accessible Tourism Market

Although it’s far from the most accessible place in the world, the Philippines plans to court the accessible tourism market by offering discounts to disabled tourists. A 20% discount for disabled residents is already mandated at hotels, attractions and transportation providers throughout the country; and according to Philippine Tourism Secretary Alberto Lim, “These benefits should be extended to tourists with disabilities”. Continue reading