Articles tagged “accessibility”

Hotels

Hotels Fall Short of Providing Accessible Access Around World

The hotel industry is leaving a lot of money on the table by not providing travelers with accessibility needs the right tools to book a stay.

Hotels Fall Short of Providing Accessible Access Around World

Airlines

Flyers With Disabilities Will Get Support From New Airlines Industry Group

The pandemic has magnified the voices of accessibility organizations and the disparities for travelers with disabilities. Accessibility to travel and undamaged personal mobility aids are big concerns for these travelers who account for billions of dollars in revenue. Finally, the industry is trying to do the right thing, or so it seems.

Flyers With Disabilities Will Get Support From New Airlines Industry Group

Online Travel

Robots Came For Your Jobs, Now They’re Coming for Your Vacations: Here’s How

Are there really enough people who want to remote-control a robot and visit places virtually? We're skeptical. But the founder of the startup Propelmee is surprisingly persuasive at the potential uses for such robots.

Robots Came For Your Jobs, Now They’re Coming for Your Vacations: Here’s How

Business Travel

Business Travel Is Becoming a Bigger Obstacle for Employees with Disabilities

The number of people with disabilities in the United States is growing as the population ages, and accessibility is becoming an increasingly important issue for travel companies.

Business Travel Is Becoming a Bigger Obstacle for Employees with Disabilities

Business Travel

Business Travelers With Disabilities Face a Pervasive Lack of Accessibility

Despite the growing number of people with disabilities in the United States, it's still a challenge to find clear information about accessibility while traveling. This may make traveling so difficult for employees with disabilities that many choose to do it as little as possible.

Business Travelers With Disabilities Face a Pervasive Lack of Accessibility
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Online Travel

How Smart Buildings Can Help the Tourism Industry be More Responsible and Profitable

Travel brands should be more sustainable, responsible, and inclusive because it’s the right thing to do. But they can also improve the bottom line by taking concrete steps powered by smart building solutions that solve for all these challenges at once.

How Smart Buildings Can Help the Tourism Industry be More Responsible and Profitable

Hotels

Skift Global Forum Preview: True Innovation in Hotel Accessibility Hasn’t Arrived Yet

When it comes to serving travelers with disabilities, hospitality is taking small steps in the right direction, but disruption is scarce. Hotels could even take a cue from airports on this — and leverage a huge market that's there for the taking.

Skift Global Forum Preview: True Innovation in Hotel Accessibility Hasn’t Arrived Yet

Airlines

New App Aims to Improve Airport Wayfinding for Flyers With Visual Impairment

Like many hotels, airports often treat accessibility as a legal mandate rather than going above and beyond to improve the traveler experience. This is a good step in the right direction.

New App Aims to Improve Airport Wayfinding for Flyers With Visual Impairment

Business Travel

Travelers With Disabilities May Find Advantages in Using Travel Advisor Specialists

The number of people with disabilities is increasing and travel advisors need to understand this demographic. If they don’t, not only will they lose business to specialist agencies, they may also risk prosecution.

Travelers With Disabilities May Find Advantages in Using Travel Advisor Specialists

Hotels

Skift Forum Europe: Mobility Mojo Wants Hotels to Promote Their Existing Strengths

Accessibility for travelers with disabilities may be a difficult topic of conversation for some hoteliers, but Mobility Mojo is ready to make that dialog a little easier for everyone.

Skift Forum Europe: Mobility Mojo Wants Hotels to Promote Their Existing Strengths