wheelchair accessible walking track sign with mountain peak behind

Travellers with access needs are more likely to require specialist resources - to ascertain accessibility - before travelling. 

Man sitting in a wheelchair in a doorway surrounded by intricate wood panel carvingsIn some cases, much-advanced planning is needed, not just to check for accessible hotel rooms, but also for the accessibility of the public transport network and the tourist sites people want to see.

“We launched our Travel for All Initiative in 2013 in order to broaden the opportunities for travel to everyone, no matter what their limitations or abilities,” says Martin Heng, Lonely Planet’s Accessible Travel Manager, and current IDEAS Chairperson and Board member. 

This edition has almost doubled in size – its 170 pages are packed with indispensable links to help you research, plan and enjoy a trip no matter where in the world you are or want to go.

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Martin Heng is the Chair of the IDEAS Board


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