Breaking Down Barriers: The Importance of Accessibility in Travel

"As service providers, as business owners, and as professionals, we always need to consider that accessibility and inclusion is something that will impact our lives sooner or later. And that's why it's so important, right? That's why we need to consider it [in] every aspect of our society.”

Alvaro Silberstein, co-founder of Wheel the World

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Alvaro Silberstein

Alvaro Silberstein is co-founder of Wheel the World, an online marketplace for people with disabilities and seniors to book accessible trips. A Chilean entrepreneur, public speaker, and passionate disability advocate, he created the company in 2018 to empower millions of people to explore the world without limits.

Toby Willis

Toby Willis is the Senior Product Manager for Inclusive Travel and Founder/President of AIM, the Ability Inclusion Movement at Expedia Group in Seattle. Toby happens to be blind due to an inherited genetic condition known as Lebers Congenital Amaurosis. However, he has overcome many barriers throughout his life and career to achieve his goals. Toby has launched two startups, earned two master’s degrees, and traveled the world speaking to audiences about the importance of inclusive design thinking.

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