The Accessible Travel Foundation is a non profit organization in alliance with Accessible Travel Online.
The Accessible Travel Foundation will raise awareness on the importance of accessible travel via:
- Awards of Excellence
- Hotel (and other accommodation) audits using the ATO Hotelcheck
- Service Products such as QR menus for restaurants.
ATO Foundation – Awards of Excellence
This year, the first ATO Awards of Excellence will be given to businesses who have made excellent contributions to the accessible travel world.
This years nominations are given to trailblazers. Read the full post here.
Nominations for 2020 candidates can be made after October 1, 2019. Information on registration will be published on this page.
The ATO Award of Excellence is issued in 5 categories:
Accessible Travel Products
Accessible Travel Agency
Accessible Travel App
Accessible Favorite of the Year
Accessible Favorites by public vote 2019
- Lazarillo app, Chile
- Welcome app by Neatebox, United Kingdom
- Thermal spa resort Baile Felix, Romania
Nominate your favorite accessible place 2020
You can nominate a hotel, a resort, a product, an app, a museum, a theme park, a zoo, an airport or a tourist attraction anywhere in the world.
It will be announced soon how the procedure will be organised. You can start to nominate your favorite accessible company or venue from December 3, 2019.
Accessible Travel Foundation Services
ATO Awareness Tool: Hotel Check (available for hotels, resorts and holiday rentals)
Please fill out the form below to schedule a Hotel Check. Currently we offer this service in Africa (Morocco, Uganda), Europe and Martinique (the Caribbean) Victoria (Australia) and California (United States). We are happy to offer accommodations that have a positive audit outcome a listing on AccessibleTravel.Online.
If your property meets the basic requirements please go here.