Report: Disabled Travelers Spend $58 Billion a Year and Want Better Access
August 9, 2022 Seth McBride
An accessible patio at the Skamania Lodge in Washington lets everyone take in the Columbia gorge views.
Despite spending $58.2 billion a year on travel and taking leisure trips at a similar frequency as nondisabled travelers, Americans with mobility disabilities represent a significant but poorly served market force in the travel industry, according to a new industry-group survey.
MMGY Travel Intelligence, a research firm focused on the travel and hospitality industry, surveyed 2,375 Americans with mobility disabilities and presented the results in “Portrait of Travelers With Disabilities: Mobility and Accessibility.” The firm hopes the data and insights will help travel and hospitality organizations “understand and meet the needs of millions [...]