Holidaying on the East Coast

These accessible hotels, cottages and guest houses will help make your stay on the South African East Coast and in George a little more comfortable. During my travels over the past months I’ve come across some establishments that really try to be accessible, while others just are! Ari Seirlis also...

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A safe passage

People with mobility impairments are often nervous when travelling with expensive mobility aids in case those aids get damaged. These tips should give you some peace of mind. Many people with mobility impairments are nervous to travel with expensive mobility aids as they worry about damage to these vital pieces...

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No idea, no interest!

Despite various grading systems and regulations, numerous establishments are still not accessible even though they claim otherwise. It might be time for change. I am compelled to write this article to vent some of my frustration with accessibility within the hospitality industry. I have been involved with trying to get...

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Forget “wheelchair friendly”, we want “universal access”!

Many accommodation websites contain a section headed “wheelchair friendly”, but what does this term actually mean? When you contact the establishment itself and start asking specifics, you will often find that only one or two access issues have been addressed. To the lay person, “wheelchair friendly” probably means the inclusion...

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Getting around

In this second part of two features, MANDY LATIMORE brings you the latest information on public transport. Urban municipalities are all moving towards intermodal inclusive public transport systems that will include both motorised and non-motorised transport types and be universally accessible. To achieve this goal, planning has to start from...

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