travel TIPS

Randall, Carol
December 2006
PN;Dec2006, Vol. 60 Issue 12, p42
Trade Publication
The article presents several news briefs related to facilities for people with disabilities. The Dunas Canteras Hotel in the Canary Island is accessible by wheelchair users. The Air Carrier Access Act obstructs discrimination by U.S. and foreign air carriers on the basis of mental or physical disability. The Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Arizona and the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport are wheelchair user friendly.


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