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12 Feb 2024

Accessible Tourism: A Growing $58 Billion Industry

The World Health Organization states one in six people live with a significant disability, including invisible conditions. [Promenade Park in Fort Wayne](https://www.visitfortwayne.com/promenade-park/), Indiana, exemplifies destinations investing in accessible tourism, highlighting a broader acceptance and economic opportunity within the travel industry. With a [$58 billion-dollar industry at stake](https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20240116-the-disabled-traveller-market-represents-billions-in-untapped-revenue), steps taken include a $120m renovation of Fort Wayne's airport to improve accessibility. The movement aligns with social and economic incentives, aiming to serve the largest underserved minority.