Traveling the world being visually impaired

Accessible Events global calendar World Sight Day Accessible Events global calendar World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. Established by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2000, World Sight Day is theContinue Reading

deaf person

International Week of the Deaf Accessible Events global calendar International Week of the Deaf This week is an initiative of the WFD and was first launched in 1958 in Rome, Italy. It is celebrated annually by the global Deaf Community on the last full week of September to commemorate theContinue Reading

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International Assistance Dog Week Accessible Events global calendar International Assistance Dog Week This week (IADW) was created to recognize all the devoted, hardworking assistance dogs helping individuals mitigate their disability related limitations. During International Assistance Dog Week, we recognize and honor the hardworking assistance dogs. We raise awareness and educateContinue Reading

changing places awareness day

Changing Places Awareness Day The Changing Places campaign was officially launched in July 2006. In celebation, the Consortium decided to make July 19th an annual awareness day for the campaign. Changing Places Awareness day is all about celebrating all that the campaign has achieved to date thanks to the dedicatedContinue Reading

International Wheelchair Day International Wheelchair Day is always 1st March and is an annual day of events and activities which take place around the World when wheelchair users celebrate the positive impact a wheelchair has on their lives. Since it was first launched in 2008, celebrations have taken place inContinue Reading

World-Braille-Day

World Braille Day World Braille Day is observed in order to raise awareness of the importance of braille as a means of communication in the full realization of the human rights for blind and partially sighted people. The first official World Braille Day is celebrated on 4 January 2019. WhatContinue Reading

Come fly with me

Building global working local How it started AccessibleTravel.Online was founded in 2016 as a website where travelers with a disability could find information about accessible accommodation. Soon after we added airport information. So much information – internet jungle As we discovered there is so much information out there, waiting toContinue Reading