Back in the studio and with a guest on the line too! If you like to travel but find traveling with special needs overwhelming, you will not want to miss out on today’s episode. Tim and Mike talk to accessible travel specialist Tarita Davenock. What exactly is accessible travel and what does an accessible travel specialist do? Tim and Mike ask those questions, plus many more!
Between the guys’ vast experiences traveling to perform their stage show Handicap This and Tarita’s own personal and professional travel experiences you will likely not come across another conversation on said topic rooted in so much firsthand knowledge. In addition to Tarita’s expertise, Mike names the U.S. cities he considers the most accessible and also which city despite his brother’s constant recommendation Mike avoids visiting.
Through this real genuine dialogue emerges why the services Tarita and other accessible travel specialists offer proves valuable. A value which Tarita explains will only grow in demand over the next 10 years. Find out what will spark the growth by listening.
Regarding international travel Tarita educates on how accessible regulations outside North America compare to North American standards. Additionally Tarita shares what she continues to do to make accessibility information easier to obtain in countries like Mexico and Jamaica.
Tarita empathizes with the pains and tribulations that traveling with a disability may create because she herself lives with a disability. Horror stories about traveling with a disability outrage her because like Tim and Mike she remains passionate about inclusion. Such passion drives Tarita’s business Tarita’s Travel Connections.
Within the G.I.M.P. Show’s 30-minute timeframe Tim, Mike, and Tarita talk about as much as time allow. For more from Tarita visit her company’s website http://www.taritastravelconnections.com You can also find more great travel insights from Tarita by watching her appearance on Autism Live https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APvx6MDNmuk. Recently she began her own accessible travel radio show which you can hear here http://networks.boldradiostation.com/crave-radio-network/tarita-davenock/. She too strongly endorsed her guest Lonely Planet’s Accessible Travel Manager Martin Heng http://www.lonelyplanet.com/travel-tips-and-articles/meet-martin-heng-lonely-planets-accessible-travel-manager as another great accessible travel resource.