Monthly Archives: April 2019

Japanese hotels want Paralympic officials to pay to make rooms accessible for 2020 Games

The 2020 Paralympic Games are to be held in Japan, and organizers and staff are facing a huge problem: the lack of accessible hotel rooms. According to The Guardian, British Paralympic officials were scouting for hotels near their training camp in Yokohama. Not only did hotels have a “complete disinterest” …

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GB Paralympics stunned after Yokohama hotels demand payment for accessibility | Paralympics

British Paralympic officials said they were stunned when hotels close to their training camp for the 2020 Games asked them to pay to make rooms accessible to athletes in wheelchairs – then pay again to convert them by the after. A senior official said there had been ‘complete disinterest’ from …

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