Introducing Access Tourism New Zealand

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A new website on Access Tourism in New Zealand and worldwide has been born.  Go to http://www.accesstourismnz.org.nz for news, reviews, and opinion pieces on Access Tourism. 

 

Access Tourism is tourism for people with disabilities.  Already a huge untapped economic market, the number of people with disabilities worldwide is set to grow with the ageing of the large Baby Boomer generation because disability increases with age.  While study of, and planning for, this market proceeds elsewhere, NZ lags by virtually ignoring the sector.  Our major rival Australia, our major tourist sources, and international bodies such as the EC, UN, ASEAN, ESCAP etc have all been studying, planning, and strategising for the development of Access Tourism for a number of years now.  NZ ignores this market to its detriment. 

 

We welcome feedback, comments, articles, news pieces, or opinion pieces you may like to submit.  We can be reached via the contact form, or by comments on the website itself, or subscribe using the RSS feed button. 

 


Sandra Rhodda, PhD
Director
Access Tourism New Zealand
319 Main South Rd
Greymouth New Zealand 7805
sandrarhodda@hotmail.com
+64-3-762-6033
Cell: 027-788-3084
Skype: Sandra Rhodda
http://www.accesstourismnz.org.nz/

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