FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As travelers with special needs are traveling to more and more destinations around the world, Special Needs Group® / Special Needs at Sea® (SNG) www.specialneedsgroup.com has expanded to offer its services in Paris, France; Berlin, Germany; Edinburgh, Scotland; and Monte Carlo in the Principality of Monaco. As the leading global provider of special needs equipment rentals, SNG continues to expand to make travel accessible to everyone.
SNG now provides its equipment and services at cruise port venues and land-based venues in these areas, making it a turnkey process for a prospective traveler with special needs to plan a trip to the country.
By servicing these areas and countries all over the world, SNG is catering to the "silver segment" of the population, which has the time and resources to travel. Baby Boomers are turning 65 at a rate of 10,000 per day until the end of 2030. Twenty percent of the U.S. population has a disability. Additionally, multi-generational travel is becoming more and more popular.
"We want to ensure that we are truly delivering an accessible world as more travelers are expanding their horizons," said SNG President and CEO Andrew J. Garnett. "More cruise lines are building more ships, which travel to more destinations," he continued. "Many new river cruise ships are being built and travelers are expanding to more land destinations. It is our goal to make travel accessible to everyone."
To book SNG's equipment and services in Paris, Berlin, Edinburgh, Monte Carlo and throughout the world, travelers can visit www.specialneedsgroup.com, call 1-800-513-4515, or work with a travel agent. Over 2,800 travel professionals worldwide are SNG Certified Accessible Travel Advocates™, who are equipped with the resources required to effectively serve travelers with disabilities and special needs. SNG Certified Accessible Travel Advocates can be located at www.specialneedsgroup.com/certification-program/agent-finder.
Travel agents interested in registering with SNG or becoming an SNG Certified Accessible Travel Advocate should visit www.specialneedsatsea.com/agents/ or call 1-800-513-4515.
About Special Needs Group® / Special Needs at Sea®
Special Needs Group® / Special Needs at Sea® is the leading global provider of wheelchair rentals, scooter rentals, oxygen rentals and other special needs equipment rentals. It also offers a broad range of special needs equipment for purchase. Recommended by the world's major cruise lines for superior service and value, Special Needs Group also services guests visiting hotels, resorts, theme parks and convention centers. Special Needs Group is the only mobility and oxygen equipment supplier that is approved to deliver to all major cruise lines Special Needs Group is the travel industry's only total special needs travel solution. Special Needs Group provides service in 154 cities located in 38 countries. It is located at 302 NW 1st Street, Dania Beach, FL 33004. For more information, visit www.specialneedsgroup.com or call 1-800-513-4515.
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SOURCE Special Needs Group