As much as it is enjoyable, tourism also has it’s challenges. Think back to the last time you faced difficulties when travelling, whether you had to climb what seemed like millions of stairs to get anywhere or you struggled to ask for food or catch a taxi because of the language barrier. Maybe crossing a busy street was a scary experience, or you felt lost half the time. Now imagine how much harder it would be to travel with a disability.
According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), as many as one billion people will find it harder to enjoy the rewards of tourism, such as the privilege of knowing other cultures, appreciating nature at its fullest and experiencing the thrill of embarking on a journey to explore new sights.