VANCOUVER – The Vancouver, Coast & Mountains tourism area, managed by Vacation spot British Columbia, and Spinal Twine Damage BC are happy to announce their partnership to help the long-term development of accessible tourism experiences within the area. This new settlement will see the 2 organizations working collaboratively to boost and promote accessible tourism services, serving to to deal with the wants of holiday makers who establish as having a incapacity.
Work will quickly start to conduct in-person assessments of a variety of tourism companies within the Vancouver, Coast and Mountains area. These useful visits will assist enterprise operators perceive what can enhance entry and inclusion. Taking part companies may also have their accessibility listings up to date on the HelloBC.com client trip-planning web site so guests can simply search accessible lodging, sights, actions, and experiences.
This new partnership builds on the Accessible Tourism Strategic Framework & Motion Plan applied by Vacation spot BC to help the event and enchancment of accessible tourism merchandise, providers, and actions to make sure folks of all talents can take part in BC’s transformative experiences.
Jody Younger, Supervisor, Vancouver, Coast & Mountains tourism area for Vacation spot BC
“It’s so thrilling to announce this pivotal new partnership throughout each Nationwide AccessAbility week and Tourism Week. Our work with Spinal Twine Damage BC will assist tourism companies across the area assess their expertise choices to permit extra guests to get pleasure from them, making a extra inclusive customer expertise and extra development alternatives throughout the sector, and rising our area’s repute as a welcoming vacation spot of selection.”
Chris McBride, Government Director, Spinal Twine Damage BC
“We enthusiastically welcome this partnership with Vacation spot BC to convey much more of the world to the Vancouver, Coast & Mountains tourism area by advancing accessible and inclusive tourism experiences. Accessible communities make for accessible tourism alternatives, and accessible tourism makes for stronger communities, which advantages us all.”
Vancouver, Coast & Mountains works collaboratively with companions all through the area, to attach trade to numerous applications out there via Vacation spot BC. Managed below Vacation spot BC, the Vancouver, Coast & Mountains area expands outwards from Metro Vancouver alongside three most important arteries: the Sunshine Coast, the Sea-to-Sky Hall, in addition to the Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon, that are each anchored by the Fraser River. It connects to the Gold Rush Path up the Fraser Canyon and to the Freeway 3 Hall via Hope and Manning Park.
Spinal Twine Damage BC is a non-profit group devoted to serving to folks with spinal twine accidents and associated disabilities, alter, adapt, and thrive. Presently, they serve over 2,800 British Columbians and their households and pals, by offering solutions, info and distinctive neighborhood experiences that change lives.
Jody Younger, Supervisor, Vancouver, Coast & Mountains
Allison Brierley, Communications Supervisor, Spinal Twine Damage BC
Nancy Harris, Regional Improvement Liaison, Spinal Twine Damage BC