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World Tourism Day 27th September 2016


World Tourism Day is celebrated every year on 27th September. This year's theme is “Tourism for All - promoting universal accessibility”.


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Arthurs Seat Eagle Takes Flight


Today the new Arthurs Seat Skylift project has a new name - The Arthurs Seat Eagle. The first of the 24 new Gondolas was unveiled today at the brand launch. Eagle CEO, Hans Brugman said today: The new name symbolised the “soaring flight” people would experience on the gondola, and paid homage to the wedge-tailed eagles that could be spotted from the ride.


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Accessible Rio Guide by Lonely Planet


The guide covers everywhere you’re likely to want to go if you’re visiting Rio for the 2016 Olympic or Paralympic Games – the Maracanã Football Stadium, Copacabana, Barra da Tijuca, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, Ipanema, Leblon, Gávea and more – with neighbourhood-by-neighbourhood accessible top tips.


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Gold Coast trials beach wheelchair mat on city surf beach


Mayor Tom Tate today rolled out the first beach wheelchair mat in the city on a surf beach - promising a new era of accessibility for all.


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Network Rail launches Spaces and Places for Everyone Inclusion Strategy


Renowned disabled comic, Francesca Martinez, has teamed up with Network Rail to launch a new campaign to improve disabled passengers’ experiences of travelling by rail after challenging its historic ‘bolt-on’ culture.


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Changing the Conversation about Disability


Accessible Tourism is about creating experiences that everyone can enjoy together. Those experiences have to be inclusive so that they can be shared equally.


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