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The Opening of the First Accessible Wharf for Gondolas


Venice, March 2016 the opening of the first accessible wharf for gondolas in Venice, in front of Piazzale Roma, Fondamenta Cossetti. 


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New wheelchair helping people enjoy the sun, sand and water


 Parks Victoria’s Chief Executive, Bradley Fauteux today launched a new Lasher beach wheelchair now available at Tidal River.  The Lasher beach wheelchair is the first of its kind available for public use in Victoria and was funded by the People and Parks Foundation. 


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Accessible Tourism has to be Customer, not Compliance Focused


It is time to understand that a traveler with a disability is not a risk management problem, but a customer who has the same desire as any other traveler – to experience and participate in something they choose for themselves and for which they exchange valuable currency to do so.Tourism


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Station Pier - Melbourne's Cruise Ship Terminal


Station Pier was originally known as Railway Pier and was first openedin 1854. It played a key role in Victoria's history and through the mid to late 1800's saw the arrival of the first visitors keen to seek their fortunes on the goldfields and then the settlers.


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New all terrain wheelchair gives everyone access to Dandenong Ranges National Park


Continuing the successful Trailrider program, Parks Victoria has introduced its newest power-assist model at Grant's Picnic Ground in the Dandenong Ranges National Park. All visitors to Dandenong Ranges National Park will now be able to enjoy trails in the park. 


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Indoor Service Animal/Pet Relief Room Opens at O'Hare International Airport


CHICAGO, October 20, 2015 - The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) announces the opening of an indoor service animal/pet relief room at O'Hare International Airport.


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