Dubai, United Arab Emirates – In a step to encourage inclusive global travel, Amsaan Accessible Tours (AAT) has announced its participation in AccessAbilities Expo 2023, the largest event in the MENASA region that amplifies the voices, needs and aspirations of People of Determination. This exhibition, supported by regional government authorities, takes place from October 9 to 11 at the Dubai World Trade Center and highlights the UAE’s commitment to becoming the most inclusive and accessible destination in the world.
AccessAbilities Expo 2023 champions the inclusion of the more than 50 million people of determination in the Middle East, promoting learning, networking and emerging as a hub for accessibility technologies. Be an active participant with the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism (DET)AAT is using this platform to raise awareness about the unique challenges that deaf travelers face (from communication barriers to safety concerns) and how these challenges can be transformed into inclusive travel experiences.
Visitors will watch informative videos, with content in Arabic and International Sign Language, providing a vivid visual exposure of Amsaan’s offerings accessible to all. With an exclusive representative for deaf people at the stand, the company aims to interact directly with the deaf community and their families to personalize its technological solutions in tourism, form collaboration networks and forge advocacy for accessibility. This effort aligns with the vision of the UAE government and His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and CEO of Emirates Airline and Group, to make the UAE one of the most inclusive countries. destinations in the world.
The UAE government’s active participation in AccessAbilities Expo 2023 emphasizes its determination to make the nation a model of accessibility and inclusion. Consistently ranked among the world’s top 10 tourism destinations, the UAE aims to inject AED 450 billion into its GDP through the National Tourism Strategy 2031, demonstrating the need to prioritize inclusivity to achieve this goal.
Vitalii Mykhalchuk, Director of IT Solutions at DEAF at AAT stated: “In the spirit of seamless, seamless travel for everyone, we are here to show that the world can be explored without limitations, including the 1.5 billion people around the world whose daily lives are affected by hearing loss. “Our participation in AccessAbilities Expo 2023 not only embodies our unwavering commitment to this mission, but is also a testament to our innovative approach to uplifting and empowering the deaf community in their global explorations.”
Laura Sapega, AAT Deaf Member from the UK, attests to the transformative impact of AAT’s services: “Traveling with Amsaan has not just been a journey through destinations but through experiences, cultures and unbridled adventures, without the traditional barriers that we, the deaf community, have faced . It is a liberating and empathetic step towards the global exploration that our language speaks: sign language.”
Visit the Dubai Tourism stand, 6000, at AccessAbilities Expo 2023 to learn more about their pioneering efforts in inclusive travel.
About Amsaan Accessible Tours
Amsaan Accessible Tours is the first destination management company based in Dubai, whose main mission is to foster an inclusive tourism ecosystem adapted to people who are deaf and have hearing loss. With a strong reputation in the industry, they are recognized for their expertise in accessible travel for the deaf community and their deep knowledge of the region. Through strategic partnerships with B2B segments, the company offers a wide range of services, including visa assistance, transportation assistance, a wide selection of affordable hotels, and an attractive variety of unique tours and excursions. Additionally, Amsaan Accessible Tours prides itself on curating captivating and personalized tour packages, providing travelers with unforgettable experiences.