Angeli is most fortunate to have this correspondence with the well known organisation GLOBAL ACCESS and we wish to present their emagazine for March in its entirety here. With our great thanks to them.
1. EPIC ENABLED
Epic Enabled, of South Africa, recently brought nine people with varying disabilities to Kruger National Park.
For four days, the group toured the world famous game reserve in a specially designed lift/equipped vehicle.
Elephants, cheetahs and leopards were just a few of the animals they encountered on their adventure.
Epic Enabled is committed to opening up Africa to disabled travelers.
For more detailed reports on their South African itineraries, visit their website at www.epic/enabled.com
Or write: info@epic/enabled.com
2. HILTON WARNING
Christopher Allen, of the UK, recently traveled to the US with his mother who uses a wheelchair.
Despite stating his mother’s specific requirements when making reservations and being assured of wheelchair accessible rooms in several cities, the duo found only one usable Hilton hotel room during the entire trip. Mr. Allen immediately complained about the deplorable service.
To learn more about Hilton’s response to their treatment, visit
3. TORONTO ACCESS
If Toronto, Canada is on your travel itinerary, Toronto Tourism has recommendations for locating accessible accommodations, public transportation, sightseeing, attendant services and equipment repair.
or visit their website at http://www.torontotourism.com/what_see_do/special_accessible.asp
4.SWITZERLAND CAR RENTALS
Not all European nations offer accessible vehicle rentals yet. Switzerland’s Mieauto AG, located in Winterthur, about 15 miles from the Zurich/Kloten Airport, is an exception. Visit their site and click on their link for “Special Cars”
to learn more.
5. ACCESSIBLE BRITISH BOATS
Starline, of the UK, is currently providing narrow and wide beam accessible boats for holiday use.
Visit the Starline website at http://www.starline.demon.co.uk/ and click on “Holidays for the Disabled” to discover how boating offers another accessible way to tour the heart of England.
6. GRAND PRINCESS CRUISE
Vladimir and Elfrieda Drobashevsky took a 7/day Christmas cruise to the Western Caribbean.
Share their fun on the Grand Princess at http://www.geocities.com/Paris/1502/grandprincesscruise.htm