Planet Abled presents Access 2 Travel Conference 2017
As you are aware that Planet Abled has been meticulously working towards providing accessible travel solutions for people of all disabilities in India. The small journey has been amazing and has received all the love from people around the world appreciating the unique initiatives we have taken.
Since 2017 has been declared by United Nations as the International year of Sustainable tourism, Planet Abled is organizing the first edition of the conference – “Planet Abled Access 2 Travel” on Wednesday, 27th September 2017, which is the World Tourism Day.
This is a first of its kind conference ever which in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030, brings the focus of sustainable travel towards accessible travel; to protect the right of everyone to travel whether or not they have a disability.
We aim to highlight the stories of travellers with disabilities and to initiate a discussion on accessible tourism. This would also be a platform where travellers with and without disabilities would get an opportunity to interact with each other and the relevant authorities (including government, corporate etc.) to take first steps towards making India a disabled friendly travel destination.
It is an invite only event where the attendees are curated based on motivation, diversity factors and relevant impact areas. Representation from ministry of social justice and empowerment of people with disabilities and ministry of tourism would be there.
The whole event would be produced into a video and print journal and shared with the world via various channels to turn it into a movement.
Mr. Mukesh Jain, Joint Secretary & CEO – National Trust, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India
Followed by Panel Discussions on the various facets of Travel and challenges of Accessible Travel in India.
To witness it live, drop us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Keep watching this space for more…….
More about the event on the United Nations Tourism For Development Website here