- Disabled Travel
Melbourne is Australia’s premier destination that attracts millions of visitors each year. It also is the gateway to Victoria and sits astride the Yarra River at the very top of Port Phillip Bay. The city is renowned for its great festivals, sports spectaculars, gourmet food and wine and its vibrant arts scene. The calendar of events in Melbourne extends throughout the year with events for every taste and age.
There may be times when you travel that you will feel like bringing your walking cane with you. Also called a walking stick or a trekking pole, this piece of equipment helps you balance whenever you are walking. This is particularly helpful when you are recuperating from an injury, have poor balance, or your knees cannot support you like when you are younger.
There are currently more than 50 million people with disabilities in the United States and 500 million worldwide, representing the single largest untapped tourist market in the world. Knowing how to market to this group is vital to success in today's travel market