August 15, 2004

Sue Slater @ Ticket to Travel in the L.A. Times

From the L. A. Times TOURS AND CRUISES SECTION

(Another mainstream travel article on inclusive travel!)

Article by Maggie Barrett, Times Staff Writer

A CRUISE FOR SIGHT-IMPAIRED PASSENGERS

Ring in the New Year from the deck of the Diamond Princess on a 10-night Mexican Riviera cruise that will cater to visually impaired passengers.

The sailing, which is also for sighted passengers, will depart December 29th from Los Angeles and visit Cabo San Lucas, Acapulco, Zihuatanejo, Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan before returning to Los Angeles.

Among the amenities for those with sight impairments; Braille and large-print documents and menus, expedited check-in, assistance with forms, help in the dining room and buffet and assistance with guide dogs.

Cost: From $1,700 per person, double occupancy (single surcharge $623), including meals and accommodations but not shore excursions, airfare or transfers.

Contact: Sue Slater, Consultant for Accessible Cruises and Travel for Ticket To Travel, San Jose, (888) 726-9650 or (314) 726-6893.


Congratulations to my colleague at A Ticket to Travel, Sue Slater, -- leading the way in inclusive travel!

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Sunday Edition, Travel Section, August 15, 2004

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