Friday, December 3, 2021

Tag: disability

“Follow the lead” of inclusive tourist attractions, urge ministers

Disability ramp sign
A leading Blackpool attraction is among those tipped by government as a template for how operators approach provision for disabled visitors. Two government ministers have urged leisure operators to follow the example of Sandcastle Waterpark in Blackpool by ensuring that the needs of disabled visitors are fully catered for. Minister for disabled people Sarah Newton and Tourism Minister Michael Ellis have...

Katie Price brings theme park accessibility discussion to BBC

Katie Price has brought the issue of theme park accessibility for the less abled to a BBC Radio 4 programme in a discussion that included input from BALPPA chief executive Paul Kelly and Dawn Childs, group engineering director at Merlin. The businesswoman and media personality Katie Price was guest editor for an hour long programme and used the platform to...