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Disabled consumers report ‘limited choice’ in hospitality

30 June 2022 by

Disabled consumers in the UK have reported experiencing limited choice and feelings of disempowerment when choosing a place to eat or drink, with almost half of respondents (45%) saying that their choice of hospitality venue was limited by their disability[...]

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Provide for guests with hearing or sight impairments

30 June 2022 by

Accessibility is about much more than providing facilities for people who use wheelchairs. Here's how hotel design can support guests with hearing or sight impairments

Travelodge partners with Disability Positive News

Travelodge partners with Disability Positive

28 February 2022 by

Hotel chain Travelodge has appointed Disability Positive to advise the company on policy and training programmes[...]

Blue Badge Access Awards deadline extended to March News

Blue Badge Access Awards deadline extended to March

09 February 2022 by

The deadline for entry to the Blue Badge Access Awards has been extended from February to[...]

Behind the scenes of the UK’s most accessible hotel Hotel

Behind the scenes of the UK’s most accessible hotel

10 September 2021 by

Here is a behind the scenes look at some of the access features of Hotel Brooklyn,[...]

Cateys 2021: Accessibility Award: Hotel Brooklyn Profiles

Cateys 2021: Accessibility Award: Hotel Brooklyn

08 September 2021 by

The ethos of ‘accessibility for all’ has been at the heart and centre of the operation[...]

How to make your takeaway service accessible to disabled customers Advice

How to make your takeaway service accessible to disabled customers

25 March 2021 by

With the Purple Pound valued at £274b annually, operators simply can’t afford to ignore this market.

Can Covid-19 vaccinations be a condition of employment? Advice

Can Covid-19 vaccinations be a condition of employment?

25 March 2021 by

Compulsory vaccination may seem like a reasonable safety solution, but employers will need to be careful[...]

Toilet toolkit launched to support better access for all genders News

Toilet toolkit launched to support better access for all genders

24 March 2021 by

Nightlife safety campaign Good Night Out and LGBT+ anti-violence charity Galop have published a toolkit to[...]

One in three disabled people say British hotels do not meet accessibility needs News

One in three disabled people say British hotels do not meet accessibility needs

22 March 2021 by

Almost a third (32%) of disabled people in the UK said British hotels in which they[...]

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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