Individuals with disabilities are one of the fastest growing market segments in the US with almost 80 million people (CDC, 2014). Many of the disabilities can include a communication or intellectual impairment, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Down Syndrome, Alzheimer’s Disease and Traumatic Brain Injury.

1 in 4 people in your community has a disability and is an inclusive consumer; they are also connected to inclusive consumers. 

Who are the inclusive consumers?

  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Family members of individuals with disabilities
  • Service providers for individuals with disabilities
  • Therapeutic service providers
  • Assistants to help with activities of daily living
  • Schools that serve students with disabilities
  • Community agencies planning activities for individuals with disabilities  

Trends in Accessible Tourism
(Open Doors Organization, 2015)

Trends of travel for adults with disabilities over 2 years:

  • 26 million individuals with disabilities traveled for a total of 73 million trips
  • Spent $17.3 billion annually in travel
  • Average of $500 per trip per person
  • Regularly travel with service companions
  • The most common method book travel is the internet

Accessible tourism forecasted to exceed $38 billion annually!

Are you ready to connect to consumers? Act now!        

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