Advocates for Inclusive Tourism

Making the World Accessible for All

About Us

Our History

Travability was formed in 2007.

Initially Travability was set up as a vehicle to publish accessible travel information via its web site travability.travel. Today, Travability is a part of a worldwide group who’s mission is to create equality in accessibility in the hospitality and travel industries.


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Our Vision

Our mission is to be agents of change; to inspire people who have never traveled before to do so, and to inspire others to do more. To encourage all cultures of the world to see disability as an integral part of life, and to provide the motivation and tools to the tourism industry to allow them to create accessible environments that enable inclusion in an economically sustainable way.


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What We Offer

Our Services

  • Full service travel agency for people with disability
  • NDIS registered provider
  • Full Travel Industry Consultancy for Accessible Tourism.
  • Conference and Events Presentations, Workshops and Speaking
  • Industry and Staff Training
  • Facility, information and program Accessibility Audits
  • Marketing and Access Statements
  • Disability Inclusive Stock Image Library
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Latest News

From The Blog


Understanding the opportunity for Australia in Accessible Tourism


In the first piece of new research into the Australian domestic Accessible Tourism market in nearly 10 years, My Travel Research were commissioned to do both a qualitative and qualitative study with the aim of determining the current value of the market, the latent demand and the key barriers preventing travel for people with a disability.


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Grampians All-Abilities Trail Guide


This guide contains a selection of 25 walking tracks in and around Grampians National Park that can be accessed by people with limited mobility.


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Hand Cycling at Point Nepean National Park


Parks Victoria are embarking on developing a trail grading system to guide potential handcycle riders on the suitability of selected trails in a number of National Parks. The system will grade trails in a similar manner to walking and ski trails based on length, gradient and sustained climbing/descent.


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Beach wheelchairs open up Bay in Port Phillip


St Kilda is now home to Australia 's most accessible beach, following Port Phillip Council's launch there today of beach wheelchairs and matting to ensure people with disabilities can enjoy a day at the Bay.


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Marketing to the Disability Sector with Authentic Inclusive Imagery


PhotoAbility is an exciting niche stock image library which embraces people with disabilities and showcases them as active and involved members of the community. PhotoAbility only uses models with genuine disabilities in real life situations. This gives advertisers, agencies and the media access to an inspiring range of images which were previously unavailable. It also gives the assurance that all of the imagery is authentic.


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Accor Hotels "Smart Room"


Accor Hotels is using technology and design, to redefine the concept of an accessible hotel room. Gone are the clinical, hospital like rooms and in is clever Universal Design to create a stylish and practical solution that treats all guest on an equal footing. It is combined with modern technology to control the rooms functions including window blinds, height adjustable beds, lighting and adjustable wardrobes.


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The Latest

From The Tour Desk


New Zealand Ultimate South Island Adaptive Adventure


This fully guided trip takes you on a majestic journey through the spectacular South Island of New Zealand 


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Accessible Tall Ship Sailing Adventures


The Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) is a globally-unique, UN-accredited not-for-profit which utilises the adventure of tall ship sailing to unlock human potential and break down barriers between people of different circumstances especially between people with physically disability and those without.


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A Romantic Getaway In San Francisco And The Wine Country


Designed for the sophisticated travelers, this elegant vacation package combines two of the greatest travel destinations in America: the beautiful City of San Francisco and the world-renowned California Wine Country.


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Everything We Do

Our Affiliated Sites

 

Disability Inclusive Stock Imagery

PhotoAbility provides travel operators, advertising agencies, destination tourism authorities and boards and the media with a rich resource of inclusive imagery.

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TravAbility Properties

TravAbility Properties is a resource to find accessible home swaps, vacation rentals, long term rentals, and homes for sale throughout the world!

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A Travel, Leisure and Lifestyle Magazine

“Begin your Journey at PushLiving.com
with a fascinating view of people, places and things to intrigue and enlighten you.”

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