Mar 29

A Country That Has Friendly Hotel For The Difabel

people with special needsHotels in which countries are most concerned with citizens with special needs( difabel)? Apparently the answer is the United States. According to the hotel booking sites, Agoda.com. According to a new study shows the United States has the highest percentage of the number of hotels that have facilities for residents with special needs.

The study was based on information provided by more than 600,000 hotels that can be booked on Agoda.com. 77% of hotels in the US are by far the most makes it easy for people with disabilities through its facilities. The next sequence is the United Arab Emirates, Ireland, and Portugal. About 55 percent of hotels in every country offers facilities for guests with special needs.

“We are very glad to know that many hotels provide facilities for guests with special needs,” said John Brown, Chief Operating Officer of Agoda.com as reported by National Geographic Traveler, on Saturday (28/03/2015).

Many factors affect whether the hotel will have a facility that is easily accessible, including the local laws and regulations, types of tourists who will come to these destinations, as well as the age of the accommodation.

For example the United Arab Emirates, the country’s massive construction for more than a decade to produce a variety of building a new hotel which tend to have a facility that is easily accessible. In the capital, Abu Dhabi, 90 per cent of his hotel has facilities for the disabled.

Based on this study, pilgrimage destinations also tend to have higher levels of accessibility. In Fatima, Portugal, Huelva province in Spain, and Lourdes, France, more than 70 percent of the hotel stating that they have facilities for guests with special needs.

There is no single country in Asia, which made it into the top 10 rankings. Singapore is the highest among other Asian countries, namely in the 18 to 40 percent of their hotel at Agoda.com has facilities for the disabled. In fact, Indonesia only has 11 percent of the total number of hotels listed on Agoda.com. Five destinations that are in the bottom ten ranked coming from Asia.

The state has the highest percentage of lodging accessible to the disabled:

01. United States 77%
02. United Arab Emirates 55%
03. Ireland 55%
04. Portugal 55%
05. New Zealand 54%
06. Mauritius 53%
07. Italy 52%
08. Norway 52%
09. Puerto Rico 51%
10. Israel 49%

Countries with the lowest percentage of lodging accessible to the disabled:

01. Indonesia 11%
02. Russia 11%
03. Peru 10%
04. Uruguay 10%
05. Vietnam 9%
06. Nepal 8%
07. Thailand 8%
08. Azerbaijan 8%
09. Cambodia 8%
10. Bolivia 8%
11. Georgia 8%
12. Montenegro 7%
13. Laos 1%