ABOUT DISABLED ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL

SPECIALISTS IN ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL

Founded by Alan Broadbent as ‘Disabled Accessible Travel’ in 2004, the company commenced its existence with the aim of creating barrier free tours in Barcelona, for slow walkers and wheelchair users.  Growing slowly from that base, the company offers today a wide range of services including disabled taxi hire, cruise port transfers, private accessible tours, private accessible shore excursions, mobility equipment rentals, disabled family holidays abroad, accommodation offerings with roll in showers, and business services including access audits.

Travelling  with Disabled Accessible Travel and reserving with us your airport transfers, tours and shore excursions brings a guarantee that your individual needs will be understood and accommodated to the utmost. We pride ourselves on offering a high level of personal service, quick response times to your enquiry and delivering high quality services at the most competitive prices to be found in Europe.

All our services are on a one to one basis and therefore highly personal to each and every client. Mirjam Versteegh specializes in bespoke travel solutions for individuals, groups and travel agents. As an experienced traveler, certified Project Manager and background in Social Studies she loves creating customized travel plans for both shore excursions and land based vacations. Under her guidance the company continues adding new accessible travel locations around the Globe.

Disabled Accessible Travel  solutions for the disabled span many countries. We are an ethical, entrepreneurial, international company that sees no limits in crossing borders. Our travel plans are available worldwide and are designed at our offices in the Netherlands and Spain.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to provide the disabled visitor with global travel services, while recognizing the individual needs of each client and to offer bespoke services to service those needs.

Quality, Safety, Accessibility are the three most important words that we work to each day providing our guests with a service of the highest standards.

About Us, Opening Doors

The beginningsOur History

2017

New residence & websites

Moved our headquarters towards the Netherlands while keeping the Spanish office 100% up and running. Launched our new and refreshed website with new logo, layout and functions.
2016

Business services

Initiative to offer business services for travel professionals to consult their clients’ accessible travel requirements.

Alan Broadbent represents Disabled Accessible Travel as a guest speaker at the International NAIDEX Event in Birmingham, UK.

2014

Publications

Alan Broadbent acting as editorial writer regarding the accessible travel market for the ‘World Travel Market Buyers Clubs Business Magazine’. Author of Eventbrites ‘Guide to Making UK Events Accessible’ and ‘Barcelona, a wheelchair user’s guide’.

Alan Broadbent recognized by the OECD-EU, for his work in the EU, as an ‘Inspiring Entrepreneur’ with disabilities, one of only three disabled entrepreneurs in Europe ever to receive this accolade from the OECD-EU.

2010

Global events

Alan Broadbent as keynote speaker at World Travel Market in London and World Congress of the International Association of Professional Congress Organizers (IAPCO) in Paris.
2007

Expanding coverage

Over several years Disabled Accessible Travel created a network of service providers along the Mediterranean coast and mainland Europe. Growing slowly from that base the company offers today a variety of services on a global scale.
2004

Spanish roots

Created by Alan Broadbent, Disabled Accessible Travel commenced its existence with the aim of creating a barrier free series of tours in Barcelona suitable for slow walkers and wheelchair users.

The specialistsOUR TEAM

Mirjam Versteegh

Mirjam Versteegh

Managing Director