With an estimated one in eight people worldwide living with a disability, disabled travellers now make up one of the fastest growing tourism markets. In North America alone, people with disabilities spend more than $13 billion each year on travel. Their biggest challenge? Finding accessible travel destinations that will meet their special needs and heighten their travel experience.
Consistently listed among the top five most livable cities in the world, Vancouver also enjoys a reputation as one of the world's most accessible places to visit. Thanks to its progressive transportation systems, innovative housing, and recreational opportunities, people of all ages with visual, hearing or mobility impairments can fully enjoy business and leisure time in Vancouver.