Focus on travel for the disabled
September 26 (TravelAndy): India’s Kerala state along with South India Tourism Foundation is organising ‘Sugama Sancharan’ , a barrier-free travel event for differently-abled persons, on September 27.
A total of 100 differently-abled persons, from training and rehabilitation centres of the Union labour ministry and Social Welfare and Kerala State Handicapped Welfare Corporation, will be taken on walking tour to Kanakakkunnu Palace and to Veli Tourist Village for sight-seeing and boating, said The Hindu newspaper.
Additionally, senior citizens of the state will also be included in this walkathon, which takes the number of participants to 200.
This event is a part of the state’s World Tourism Day celebration. It is being celebrated to promote the concept of ‘Travel for all’ and universal accessibility for all travellers.