Holiday and Travel news

World’s most wheelchair-friendly attractions

ACCESS around the world is getting better for wheelchair users. Michael Leavy, MD of Home Healthcare Adaptations in Ireland, has created list of his top wheelchair accessible attractions from the US to Singapore to Australia. Click here and see . . .

Manchester airport blasted over disabled access

ONE OF the largest airports in the country has been branded one of the worst for accessibility, after it failed to consult with disabled people about how it could improve its services, writes JOHN PRING.

UK’s first high ropes course for wheelchair users

THE UK’s first high ropes course for wheelchair users has been set up in the Lake District

Big thumbs up for the wheelchair accessible ‘strandkorb’ beach chairs

THEY’RE a familiar sight on German beaches … Now they could also be a feature at some of our UK seaside resorts.

All aboard for Vietnam . . . Airline makes the going easier for everyone

VIETNAM Airlines has introduced a range of new and enhanced services to support passengers with reduced mobility.

Gatwick making the going easier for everyone

GATWICK Airport has launched a first-of-its-kind lanyard for passengers with hidden disabilities who may need support at the terminal.

New airline hoist could make the going easier

MANCHESTER Airport is trialling a new hosit that helps wheelchair users transfer to aircraft seats.