‘Enable Travel’ powered by Cox & Kings to make travel barrier-free for People with Disabilities

~ India gets its First Accessible Holiday Specialist ~

In a move to make tourism more inclusive and accessible, Enable Travel – India’s first Accessible Holiday initiative was launched to cater to the travel aspirations of people with disabilities. A ground-breaking initiative in the area of accessible tourism, Enable Travel aims to provide tours and carefully crafted leisure outings for people with disabilities across mobility (wheelchairs), hearing, speech and vision impairment.

The revolutionary initiative was unveiled by Debolin Sen, Head, Enable Travel, Karan Anand, Head, Relationships, Cox & Kings, along with Enable Travel’s panel of experts Rustom Irani (wheelchair), Divyanshu Ganatra (vision), Shama Noorani (wheelchair), Group Captain (Retd) Prabal Malaker (wheelchair), and Dr. Alim Chandani (hearing), thus making Enable Travel a product “made by the disabled for the disabled”. Enable Travel is powered by Cox and Kings Ltd.

Speaking at the launch, Debolin Sen, Head, Enable Travel said, “Enable Travel is a long-term commitment to make travel easy and hassle free in India and to empower each and every individual to celebrate their love for travel. Through this initiative we are trying to address various barriers like inaccessible travel information, lack of transportation and disable friendly hotel rooms that prevent people from travelling. Each of the itineraries catering to inbound and domestic tourists has been thoughtfully curated, ensuring the long-held dream of a seamless travel experience isn’t hampered. As part of its service offering, Enable Travel will introduce quality transportation in the form of wheelchair accessible vehicles, aids and accessories like ramps and an assortment of specialised wheelchairs for those who are wheelchair bound. Support services also include investments in specially trained manpower such as caregivers, sign language interpreters, expert guides and escorts making all areas of travel accessible.”

Karan Anand, Head, Relationships, Cox & Kings, that is powering this initiative said, “We believe that people with disabilities have absolute right to live a life of equal opportunities, choice and freedom. They have the same desire to travel but the lack of an accessible environment reduces their ability or desire to travel outside. Many tourists with disabilities within and outside India are keen on exploring different travel experiences the country has to offer. It is important to tap this largely underserved segment of travellers by providing quality assistance and services that focus on individual needs. Enabling barrier-free travel for people with disabilities will contribute to a significant increase in inbound and domestic tourism.”

He added, “In a country where everyday commute is still a struggle, making tourism accessible to people with disabilities has been challenging. Enable Travel endeavours to make tourism accessible to all and encourages people to turn their travel dreams into reality.”

About author

TnH Global
TnH Global 4035 posts

Our platform is the most comprehensive, current and accurate content destination for tourism that also offers the opportunity to connect and network with quality buyers and sellers.

Name: TnH Global              Email: admin@tnhglobal.com

You might also like

Latest

ZEGA OPENS ITS DOORS AT SHERATON HYDERABAD HOTEL, GACHIBOWLI

Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel, Gachibowli recently announced the opening of ZEGA, an Asian inspired, modern and easy living social space. The restaurant reflects and depicts an inspiration from Asian cuisine elements,

Slider

Taiwan Expo 2019 to strengthen India-Taiwan business relations

Bureau of Foreign Trade (MOEA) and Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), Taiwan’s foremost trade promotion body announced the second edition of ‘Taiwan Expo’ at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi,

Latest

Homeowners with multiple properties can now easily monetise them with the AxisRooms Vacation Rental Product

Homestay owners can now avail both property management & property maintenance services  AxisRooms, India’s leading travel distribution solutions provider for hotels and travel accommodations will now offer a unique combination of property

Trending

Argentina was presented in China to extend its advances in air connectivity

As part of the Revolution of aircraft, INPROTUR attended the World Routes 2018 fair in Guangzhou City. World leading companies showed interest in operating our country. With the mission to continue the

Latest

Experience Oman’s rich wildlife and nature

Oman’s natural reserves and wildlife sanctuaries protect important coastal and desert habitats totaling almost 30,000kms. The sheer diversity of Oman’s landscapes will astonish and inspire you. Oman’s coastal waters are

Latest

Asia-Pacific’s largest travel trade show, OTM begins in Mumbai

The largest Asia Pacific travel show was inaugurated by K J Alphons, Minister of State for Tourism (I/C), Government of India The event will be witnessing 300 hosted buyers and

Government

‘Immense potential of trade and tourism potential  between India and Turkey’

In an interview, H.E. Mr Sakir Ozkan Torunlar, the Ambassador of Turkey to India said that India and Turkey share a long history of close relations. Both countries have many

RezLive.com celebrating 10 years of online presence

Celebrations has just begun at Travel Designer Group globally, as one of its leading B2B brand i.e. RezLive.com, has completed 10 years of online presence. RezLive.com, which is the leading

Abu Dhabi Food Festival 2016 inspired over 29,000 culinary enthusiasts across the capital

The Abu Dhabi Food Festival (ADFF) 2016 has successfully concluded, having welcomed more than 29,000 visitors and food lovers from the region, contributing to positioning Abu Dhabi as a global

Latest

First Made in India train ‘Medha’ flagged off

Railway Minister of India, Suresh Prabhu flagged off the country’s first ‘Made In India” train Medha in Mumbai. Read to know all the details about the India-made train. Indian Railway

Latest

Amadeus completes acquisition of Navitaire

Amadeus has completed the US$830m acquisition of Navitaire from Accenture. The acquisition marks an important step for Amadeus in the low-cost and hybrid segments of the airline industry, in which

Destinations

STB extends hands in partnership across six cities in India and Sri Lanka

In 2015, Singapore Tourism Board (STB) crossed a milestone of 1 million visitors from India. To sustain and grow tourist traffic from the Indian market, STB recently organized a 10-day,

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!