Africa Travel Week

CATCH-UP: Rethinking Disability

Tarryn Tomlinson, unpacks the accessible tourism market and shows how overlooking the needs of those with disabilities is not only bad for your business image but it can also directly affect your company’s bottom line. She gives some ideas on how companies can start making changes to make their products and services accessible to people living with disabilities, especially in destinations that do not have a strong domestic tourism market?


Tarryn Tomlinson
Founder and CEO, Able2Travel

Tarryn Tomlinson is a philanthropist, businesswoman and accessibility consultant within the hospitality industry. She is also a writer for Mango Airlines in-flight magazine, ‘Mango Juice’ on accessibility issues. A brand ambassador for numerous brands such as FEDHASA Cape and OttobockSA, she brings awareness to the general population about people who are differently abled.

Africa Travel Week

Africa Travel Week (ATW) focuses on inbound and outbound markets for general leisure tourism, luxury travel, LGBTQ+ travel and the MICE/business travel sector as well as travel technology. Shows include: ILTM Africa, WTM Africa, EQUAL Africa, ibtm AFRICA, Travel Forward, Sports & Events Tourism Exchange and African Tourism Investment Summit.